AKC Board Ad Hoc Committee Regarding Canine Genetic Testing
New York, NY – Chairman William Feeney has announced the appointment of an ad hoc committee comprised of AKC Delegates, AKC staff, scientists, and veterinarians, each with specific related knowledge and experience, to research and analyze both the current state and the future of canine genetic testing.
The committee’s primary work product will be a comprehensive white paper describing the committee’s findings as well as any recommendations regarding the future use of genetic testing by AKC and its breeders.
This white paper will serve as a resource for AKC Board Members, Delegates, breeders and staff.
Ad Hoc Committee Members:
Karolynne McAteer – AKC Board Member
Susan Hamil – AKC Delegate’s Canine Health Committee, Chair
Patricia Strand – AKC Delegate
Pamela Rosman – AKC Delegate
Eddie Dziuk – AKC Delegate’s Canine Health Committee
Dr. Jerold Bell – Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM
Dr. Matthew Breen – North Carolina State University, PhD, C. Biol, FRSB
Dr. Julia Allwood – North Carolina State University, PhD, Animal Forensics
Mark Dunn – AKC Executive Vice President
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