Like most breeds also the Rhodesian Ridgeback suffers from some hereditary defects. In The Netherlands you can find The Van Haeringen Group. The Van Haeringen Group offers a large diversity of DNA Services Relating to animals. Although it is not obliged to do this whole DNA research in the Netherlands, we nevertheless have chosen to test our dogs with the Combi Breed FCI Group 06. This Combination Pack is assembled for dogs within the FCI Breed Group 6 Scent hounds and Related Breeds. This package covers several important traits and is based on samples from animals at any age. Information on individual tests is available on their website: