@zande - That is so true Zande, when you have a pack of bitches, the one "low" on the totem pole may be the last to come in heat in many cases... "want a be's" many times will come in first... depends on the pack.
Sent off Swab…
Well, now for the waiting! The little envelope is in the post for America today Fingers crossed!!
I must just take a second to have a really annoying little brag though. Could my little Maya get anymore perfect?? I was so worried about doing the swab thing and her just being a nightmare, but then one lovely person said about doing it as she was just waking up, so thats what i did! And Maya just led there, baring her teeth (you know like a kid having their teeth brushed? Looked like she was grinning!!! < like that!! :rolleyes: ) while i did the cheek swab. No fuss, no panicking, no arguing at all. She didnt try to eat the swab (my main concern!!) and was just perfect!
I probably still managed to mess it up of course, im rubbish at these things, but the little round thing went pretty white so hopefully its ok :rolleyes:
How long does it take for the results to come back usually?
basi last edited by
Glad she behaved. I had no problem with doing Belle and like you thought she would try and eat it:rolleyes: but no she just let me do it without a problem. It was so much nicer than having to do the blood draw like I had to do with Kwame.
It took mine about 3 1/2 weeks to get the results back. Good luck with the results.
thunderbird8588 last edited by
Good luck with the results Jess.
I just had visions of Maya biting the spongy bit off it - she kills all of her toys and shreds them to pieces so i wouldnt put it past her at all And she can be a wriggler, she hates bath time, or any grooming time and its so hard to keep a wriggly basenji still lol So i was very pleased with her! I think she thought i was brushing her teeth
Fingers crossed though, being from two clear parents i hope she does come back clear but i know its not guaranteed so will be keeping everything crossed for the next few weeks!
Buana last edited by
Went great Jess!!!
Waiting is the hardest part
JISGARD last edited by
Good luck Jess, I hope all goes well. I am glad to hear that she did not bite the end off!
Rita Jean last edited by
Yes the wait is the hard part. Good luck. OFA rec'd Jaycee's on 14th July and sheet says it was done on 23rd July and I rec'd it on 29th of July. I live close enough that it only takes one day travel time. Yesterday I had just checked the website and nothing our mail came so I got up and got the mail and there is was.
Congrats that is off in the mail. Otis was Ok with the swab as well, I did it right as he woke up..the waiting is the worst part. I received my info in the mail and I think it said on ofa's website that it will be a week or two after that when the results will be online..in case they spelled something wrong so it can be caught before everybody else sees it. Good Luck Maya and Jess, it will be here before you know it..
I've sent it by a faster post than normal so it should get there by monday as, although it says the sample is fine being posted, i dont want it to take too long
How can you find out when they have recieved it?
Its complicated (for me at least!!) but better for the dogs than a blood test i suppose. Maya is such a princess she'd probably make a terrible fuss about a blood test, not that i blame her as i have a major phobia of them
Now, just gotta sit and wait and keep out fingers and paws crossed for the next few weeks!
moetmum last edited by
We took seven dogs for blood test when we did it! I wish we could have had the swabs then! It cost us ?65.00 just to send it but at least we could track it!
The only way you will know that they have received it is if you e mail or ring them I would imagine (I am only guessing)
I look forward to you receiving your prob clear result in a few weeks time!
Benkura last edited by
In about a weeks time you can check the status of your order. There is a 10 digit code at the bottom of your order. Go to OFA and DNA tests, enter your email addy and code.
My last set of results came back in less than 3 weeks.
noodle last edited by
My results came back in 3 weeks. I'd actually kind of forgotten about them as I was expecting them to take a bit longer (allowing for postal systems etc).
Good luck. x
lukris last edited by
good luck Jess. I sent Milo's swab off just a week ago so i'm also waiting impatiently