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Breeds Requirements

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Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA evaluation
Patellar Luxation
  • OFA initial evaluation after 12 months, and annually thereafter.
Eye Clearance
  • CERF evaluation
    Annual CERF exams
Congenital Cardiac Database (Optional)
  • OFA evaluation
Legg-Calve-Perthes (Optional)
  • Legg-Calves-Perthes
  • OFA evaluation

Other Optional but requested tests:

  • DNA Registered with AKC
  • Urinalysis
  • Standard veterinary blood panel that includes:
    • CBC—WBCs, hemoglobin, RBCs
    • Electrolytes, BUN, creatinine
    • Blood glucose level
    • Liver enzymes
    • Pancreas enzymes
  • Bile acids blood test for liver shunt

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