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Latest News

Blood Draw was held at the JRTCA National Trial in Oct 2016.  Read more about the event.

The JRT Health Registry went live in April 2015.  Read more about the Registry.

The Spinocerebellar Ataxia Mutation was found in December 2012.  Read more about SCA.

The gene for Primary Lens Luxation was isolated in the Jack Russell in September 2009. Read more about PLL.

The Degenerative Myelopathy mutation was found in the Jack Russell in December 2008. Read more about DM.

Health Registry Statistics

Dogs Tests
507 1412
CERF BAER PLL SCA DM
Total 201 209 460 382 105
Normal 183 209 225 196 68
Carrier 0 0 51 20 18
Affected 0 0 1 1 0
NBD 183 166 19

As of March 28, 2017

What is the JRT Health Registry?

Submit your Jack Russell Terrier and test results to the JRT Health Registry.

Testing Forms

Genetic testing forms can be found in the Forms Library.