Received: 18 June 2020
Accepted: 2 October 2020
First Online: 14 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Dog blood or cheek swab samples were obtained via elective owner submission for diagnostic purposes or were submitted for genotyping of the previously reported polyneuropathy-associated variants in Leonbergers. Written consent was obtained from all dog owners.
: Not applicable.
: Both the University of Minnesota and the University of Bern offer genotyping tests for polyneuropathy- and leukoencephalomyelopathy-associated variants in their respective laboratories and all proceeds from these tests go towards ongoing canine genetic research. The authors declare that they have no other competing interests.