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HGTD - What is a Breed Relevance Rating? To better support dog owners, the veterinary community, and dog health advisors, in 2020 we introduced Breed Relevance Ratings in the HGTD. Below you will find an explanation of what the Breed Relevance Rating (BRR) is and why it is important. A work in progress... the BRR is a dynamic index that may change as new information becomes available. To summarize the HGTD database relevance rating indicates the level of available evidence supporting the application of a specific genetic test for a specific breed/type.Currently, the relevanc
HGTD This Week: NEW Inclusive breed-specific test listings on HGTD In our continued effort to improve HGTD, we have made major changes to our breed-specific genetic test listings. We’ve added a number of new features and information to help owners, breeders, and canine health professionals make the most of the breed-specific test listings. See the updated article: HGTD - What is a Breed Relevance Rating? for more details. NEW Test type descriptions Breed-specific tests are now listed under 4 different categories of tests: Genetic Disease/Disorder, Other Genetic Traits, D