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Clinic Schedule

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U.S. Locations:

NOTE: Non-U.S. locations are listed after US locations.

May 21, 2015 through June 21, 2015 - DISCOUNT DAYS (OPEN TO ALL!)
OptiGen will be offering our Summer Discount Days for online entries starting May 21st through June 21st. Entries need to be made during that time using the code sunny15 for the maximum discount of 25%. Clients will have up to 30 days from the date of their online request to get samples to OptiGen for testing. For more information, please contact Becky or Dianna at 607-257-0301 or email Happy Summer!

Breed: All Breeds
Contact: Becky Chabot or Dianna Mock

July 19, 2015 - Ox Ridge Kennel Club 20/20
The Ox Ridge Kennel Club will be hosting an OptiGen 20/20 clinic on Sunday, July 19th. In addition there will be Cardiac auscultation and Doppler, OFA Thyroid, OFA & AKC DNA, Lyme Snap tests and Heartworm tests, eye exams, & BAER testing. For more information or to book an appointment, contact Jane Wooding.
Breed: All Breeds
Location: Bethel Square Animal Hospital, Bethel, CT
Contact: Jane Wooding
Phone: 203 731 4512

June 13, 2015 - Yorkshire Terrier Club of America Health Clinic & 20/20
The Yorkshire Terrier Club of America is hosting an OptiGen 20/20 clinic at their upcoming event from 3-5 pm. In addition to sample collection for OptiGen tests they will be offering:
Microchipping - $25
OFA Patellar Screening - $25
OFA Eye screening - $25, by email reservation (name, address, telephone number, number of dogs) to by show closing date of 5/27. Eye portion of the clinic dependent upon participation, 50 dog minimum.
For more information please contact Matina.
Breed: Yorkshire Terriers
Location: Crowne Plaza Louisville, Louisville, KY
Contact: Matina Johnson

June 12, 2015 - Yankee Golden Retriever Club 20/20
In addition to collection of blood samples for OptiGen testing there will be blood collected for the Broad Institute and OFA-CHIC DNA bank (from Golden Retrievers only.)

For more information or to participate, contact Mike.
Breed: All Breeds
Location: Myopia Hunt Club Grounds, 435 Bay Road, South Hamilton, MA
Contact: Mike Lappin
Phone: 508 759 4522

August 03, 2015 through August 04, 2015 - PWDCA National Specialty 20/20
The PWDCA will be hosting at its National Specialty an OptiGen 20/20 for GM1, IC and prcd-PRA testing (swabs only). The clinic will be held on the 3rd and 4th between 10 am & 2 pm. In addition JDCM and DNA tests will be offered. Please obtain the 20/20 discount code from the contact person and enter your 20/20 order online at OptiGen's website. Be sure to print the confirmation paperwork and bring to the 20/20 clinic to be submitted with your test sample. For more information or to register, please contact Jill.
Breed: PWDs
Location: Bavarian Lodge, One Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth, MI  48734
Contact: Jill Roudebush
Phone: 614 619 7976

June 10, 2015 - Southern New Jersey Cocker Spaniel Club 20/20
In addition to a sample collection for OptiGen testing there will be OFA eye exams by Dr. Rubin, as well as microchipping. For more information or to register contact Kim.
Breed: All Breeds
Location: P'Gell's Kennel, 1088 Union Mill Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ  08054
Contact: Kim Vavolo
Phone: 856 235 7475

August 23, 2015 - Watchung Mountain Poodle Club 20/20
In addition to OptiGen sample collection there will be the following health checks:
Eye exams - Dr. Gustavo Aguirre, DVM ACVO Ophthalmologist
OFA Patellas - Dr. Karen Dashfield, DVM
SA Skin punch biopsies, Dr. Karen Dashfield, DVM, evaluation by Dr. Hargis
OFA Thyroid, plus other bloodwork
Distemper/Parvo titers
Rabies titer
No anesthesia dental cleaning by
DAPP, Rabies, Lepto, Bordatella and Lyme boosters
Pre-register by 8/18/15, forms on website,
Mail completed forms with appropriate fees as indicated. Appointments will be scheduled on a first come first served basis. Every effort will be made to schedule your appointments in the time frame requested. For more information or to register contact (eyes) Candy Vaughan 973-455-0841
Bloodwork, SA Skin punches, OFA Patellas, etc contact Gayle Roberson 609-426-0559 or check out their website at
Breed: All Breeds
Location: Top Dog Obedience, 24 Bartley Road, Flanders, NJ  07836
Contact: Gayle Roberson
Phone: 609 426 0559

May 18, 2015 through May 29, 2015 - MCOA National Specialty Health Clinic
The Mastiff Club of America Charitable Trust is sponsoring a CMR & PRA Satellite Clinic for "Mastiffs". Samples need to arrive at OptiGen between May 18th and May 29th if you are sending your samples from home. You must register with OptiGen's online registration form and use the discount code MCOA15. You will only need to pay $60 for single tests or $100 for both tests if you follow the instructions. The Charitable Trust will pay the difference to cover the extra discounts.

The club highly encourages everyone to pay $7.50 for each test to add the results to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals public database.

Here is the link to the satellite clinic instructions:

If you are anywhere near Wilmington, OH you may be interested in going to our Mastiff Club of America National Specialty Dog Show the week of June 1st through June 7th. Every day will be filled with fun events and there will be over 200 Mastiffs there. For more information on the schedule of events, check out the following link:

Breed: Mastiffs
Location: Roberts Centre Convention Center, 123 Gano Road, Wilmington, OH
Contact: Anna May

September 25, 2015 through October 03, 2015 - Golden Retriever National Specialty
The Golden Retriever Club will be offering a blood collection at their upcoming National Specialty, Sept.25-Oct.3, 2015.
For more information or to register, please contact Gerry Clinchy.
Breed: Golden Retrievers
Location: Roberts Center, Wilmington, OH
Contact: Gerry Clinchy

June 21, 2015 - Poodle Club of Lehigh Valley 20/20 Clinic
In addition to a 20/20 sample collection for OptiGen testing there will be OFA eye exams by Dr. Gustavo Aguirre; and many other test offerings.

In addition, the PCLV will cover the blood draw and shipping costs for blood samples to help researchers with the following eye issues (in toys and minis): Inherited Cataracts or Optic Nerve Hypoplasia or Micropapilla.

For more information, please contact Dorothy.
Breed: All breeds
Location: Macungie Park, 50 Popular Street (off Rte. 100), Macungie, PA
Contact: Dorothy Schneck
Phone: 570 629 4064

Non-U.S. Locations:

July 29, 2015 through August 07, 2015 - German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Canada's 20/20
The German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Canada will be hosting a 20/20 clinic in conjunction with their National Specialty in Quebec City, Quebec. Please fill out request forms online at OptiGen's website & bring the completed test request form to the event or send the cheek swabs and forms to OptiGen during the discount period. Obtain the online discount code and discount dates from the coordinator listed below. Cheek swabs will be available at the NSS. Note: if you are not attending the event & need cheek swabs, please contact OptiGen and they will be mailed to you.
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointers
Location: Base de plein air Ste-Foy, 310 Rue Laberge, , Quebec, Canada  G1X 4B3
Contact: Tammy Parris

May 30, 2015 through May 31, 2015 - Italian 20/20 Clinic
A sample collection for OptiGen will be done at the Mikymouse Pet Shop on the 30th & 31st of May starting at 6 pm. For more details or to participate, please contact Gloria.
Breed: All Breeds
Location: Mikymouse Pet Shop, Buttrio, Udine, Italy
Contact: Gloria Cernoia
Phone: +39 3341989101

September 22, 2015 - Foxbarton Clinic
Val Tiller will be hosting an All Breed Clinic, for all UK and Channel Islands residents.
Clients Attending: Blood sample collection from 1:30 pm. Also available: Lungworm testing (Angiostrongylus Vasorum;) MDR1 & B12 Deficiency/Malabsorption testing; plus microchipping.
Postal Participants: Sample kits and full instructions provided for those who cannot attend.
For more information contact Val.
Breed: All Breeds
Location: Foxbarton, 15 Beaconsfield Road, Langley Vale, Epsom, Surrey, UK  KT18 6HA
Contact: Val Tiller
Phone: 01372-273597

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