Collie Health Foundation

The Collie Health Foundation’s mission is to fund research medical projects that will benefit the future health of the Collie, and to educate the public and Collie breeders about health issues.

Collie Health Foundation Name

On December 17, 2002 the organization changed it’s name from the Collie Club of America Foundation to the Collie Health Foundation in order to give the Foundation a unique identity separate from the Collie Club of America and more clearly represent our mission.

Collie Health Foundation Logo

Our new logo was generously donated by Diana Hiesilieu. There is a story behind this new logo, a story about a Collie we bred and had the extreme privilege of knowing – A Collie by the name of Noah…Read More!

Dermatomyositis DMS 2017-09-14T20:58:31+00:00

Test Name: Dermatomyositis DMS

Description: Dermatomyositis is an inflammatory auto-immune disease affecting skin or muscle and both in extreme cases.

Testing organization: OptiGen, LLC
Regular Price: $100 per dog. Online discount $95 per dog.
Rebate: CHF offers a rebate of $65 per test to CHF members with receipt. This rebate is in effect until 12/31/17.
Method and Test Ordering Instructions: Oral cheek swab.  If prior tests for a dog have been done at OptiGen, swabs may still be available for testing DMS. http://www.optigen.com/opt9_DMS.html

Testing Organization: VetGen
Online Price: $98 per dog.
Rebate: CHF offers a rebate of $65 per test to CHF members with receipt. This rebate is in effect until 12/31/17.
Method and Test Ordering Instructions: Contact VetGen@vetgen.com for further information.
http://www.vetgen.com/ordertests.aspx?id=Rough+Collie