Additional Color Resources

Dog Genetics UK

This is a comprehensive website with information on basic Mendelian genetics and modes of inheritance, in addition to a detailed compilation of different coat colors and types.

Animal Genetics

Animal Genetics is one of the top laboratories for color and disease testing.


Embark is another color and disease testing company with a quick summary of the traits they test for.

Basic Genetics Terminology

This glossary from Embark defines some of the commonly used terms in genetics.


Tilia Labs is the leading researcher on the merle coloration in dogs. They also have the most accurate test for merle allele length.