Sociability (Labrador & Golden Retriever Type)




Trait (Associated with Phenotype)


gene SEZ6L and intron of the gene ARVCF

Variant Detected:

2 SNPs on chromosome 26, BICF2G630798942 (SNP1) and BICF2S23712114 (SNP2)


It is a trait and so is tested based on preference, not usually for health concerns.

Mode of Inheritance:

Autosomal Recessive with Incomplete Penetrance

Research Citation(s):

Sociality genes are associated with human-directed social behaviour in golden and Labrador retriever dogs Mia E. Persson,# Ann-Sofie Sundman,# Lise-Lotte Halldén, Agaia J. Trottier, and Per Jensen PeerJ. 2018; 6: e5889.

Associated Breed(s):

Australian Labradoodle , Cavador, Goldador, Golden Retriever, Goldendoodle, Labradoodle , Labradoodle Retrodoodle , Labrador Retriever, Miniature Golden Retriever,