Genetic DNA tests for animals

Increase the value of the breed!

  The widest range of veterinary DNA tests in Latvia

  Only scientifically justified tests useful for each breed

  Paternity / maternity DNA tests

About us

GenEra laboratory has been specializing in molecular genetics already for 20 years. Our mission is to help improve the quality of life with the knowledge provided by genetic information. Our highly qualified professionals use the latest and most advanced testing equipment. The GenEra team works based on the following values: To know, To help, To live. SIA GenEra is registered in the Register of Medical Institutions of the Health Inspectorate of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia under number 019268301. Since 2014, the laboratory has been accredited according to the requirements of the LVS EN ISO 15189:2013 standard in the field of “Molecular biological testing of human-derived material.”

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We care about your pets!

SIA GenEra offers a range of genetic testing services for animals:

  • Useful and informative tests for cat and dog owners, breeders, and veterinarians.
  • DNA tests for genetic diseases can prove that an animal is not a carrier of a mutation that could be passed on to offspring.
  • Genetic testing of coat characteristics allows breeders to predict the phenotypes of potential offspring, increasing the chances of the most desirable types of fur.

By choosing the DNA tests offered by SIA GenEra Laboratory and learning the genotype of a pet, it is possible to improve the health of purebred animals in several generations, avoiding unwanted diseases. Genetic testing is the most accurate way to analyze the most common possible genetic disorders and to partially predict visual characteristics.

  There are various commercial genetic tests and test kits available on the market, but we urge you to consider the need for such tests, as most often they are not assessed and sufficiently proven, leading to hasty or incorrect conclusions about the animal. We recommend that you seek specialist advice on the need for genetic testing. 

If you do not know what genetic tests your pet needs, we recommend that you consult a veterinarian or the Latvian Cynological Federation (FCI), Latvian Felinology Association (WCF), or a breed club if you plan to use the animal for breeding.

  Important to know!

All available veterinary DNA tests are performed remotely  - animals are not admitted to the laboratory!

Selected tests can be purchased in our e-shop. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us!

VetGen performs or organises almost any type of DNA testing

GenEra offers veterinary DNA tests for various needs. Because the service is new, your preferred DNA test may not be listed but that does not mean we can't perform it. For specific tests, please contact us by writing to or contact us on our website under the section "Contact us" you can find below. Please indicate the type of DNA test/disease/mutation, etc.

  Do you have questions about testing opportunities? 

  Ask us!