The Expertise Centre aims to offer the following core activities:
- PETscan: measurement of the incidence of diseases among companion animals in the Netherlands in order to objectively identify and prioritise the heritable diseases and harmful breed characteristics within pet populations.
- LICG-project: collecting information about the health of purebred animals for public information purposes.
- Symposia and workshops
- Genetic research for the development of efficient new DNA diagnostic tools.
- Providing diagnostic DNA tests for veterinarians and kennel clubs, and scientific supervision of the optimal utilisation of these tests.