Episodic Falling is a neurological disorder found in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. Episodes are triggered by exercise, stress or excitement and are characterised by stiffness throughout thoracic and pelvic limbs resulting in a characteristic ‘deer-stalking’ position and/or collapse. Clinical symptoms are variable in onset (between fourteen weeks and four years of age) and severity.
The DNA test is performed out of EDTA blood or buccal swabs. Required swabs can be ordered free of charge. If a swab is sent in, possibly the genetic material is not sufficient to run the test. In this case it would be best to send in an EDTA blood sample.
Please send in your sample together with the lab order genetic. Results will be transmitted optionally via post, fax or email. After completion of the test you will receive a separate invoice. Payment can be made via credit card or bank transfer. Breeding club discounts apply if a copy of the membership card is sent together with the respective samples. Due to administrative reasons the invoiced price can not be altered subsequently.