FCRSA Endorses BetterBred

As of January 9, 2019 the FCRSA Board has voted to endorse and recommends the use of the BetterBred Breed Management online software to assist members in analyzing and sharing UC Davis VGL Diversity test results.

Purchase your Genetic Diversity Tests on their website: BetterBred.com
• Same $80 price as UC Davis VGL- BetterBred does offer multiple test discounts
• UC Davis runs the test and issues the certificate and report
• Automatic download into the BetterBred database-if purchased through BetterBred.
If purchase through UC Davis VGL you will be responsible for entering your dog into
BetterBred.
• FCRSA members still receive a $25 reimbursement from the FCR Foundation

How Do I Purchase Genetic Diversity Tests via BetterBred
If you have already have an account with BetterBred
Log into your account
• Click on “Memberships, Courses & Tests
• Purchase your test
• Swabs will arrive in the mail, swab your dog and return swabs in the envelope they provide
• Your dog’s certificate and report will arrive via email so check your spam folder
• Your dog’s data will automatically be downloaded into BetterBred
• Once your dog’s data is entered into BetterBred you may want to log into your account and add titles, health and temperament information

If you need to set up an account with BetterBred go online to http://www.betterbred.com/register
• Click on “Memberships, Courses & Tests”
• Sign up for a Free, Monthly or Annual Membership: all information will be kept private.
• Purchase your test
• Swabs will arrive in the mail, swab your dog and return swabs in the envelope they provide
• Your dog’s certificate and report will arrive via email so check your spam folder
• Your dog’s data will automatically be downloaded into BetterBred
• Once your dog’s data is entered into BetterBred you may want to log into your account and add titles, health and temperament information.

More and more owners are realizing the importance of using genetic diversity testing in assisting them with mate selection for upcoming breedings. The BetterBred database is also a wonderful opportunity for breeder’s to see males that may fit their other criteria but also add genetic diversity to their breeding program.