Australian Cattle Dog(search)
*Note - each of the three DNA tests referenced below (prcd-PRA, rcd4 PRA, and Primary Lens Luxation) ONLY tests for the specific mutation associated with that disease or form of the disease and does not confer any information or genetic status associated with any other disease or form of the disease.
- OFA Evaluation (min age 2 years) - OR
- OVC Evaluation (min age 2 years) - OR
- PennHIP Evaluation (min age 1 year)
Elbow Dysplasia (evaluation at two years or older)
- OFA Evaluation - OR
- OVC Evaluation
Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist - Min Age 24 months
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) DNA Test - from an approved laboratory
- Optigen test results registered with the OFA. First Generation Offspring of tested dogs eligible for Clear By Parentage (A to A breedings). Obligate Carriers (A to C breedings) are also eligible. In addition, for Clear By Parentage, or Obligate Carriers, the sire, dam, and offspring must all be DNA profiled to verify parentage.
- OFA evaluation based on BAER test
Primary Lens Luxation
- PRIMARY LENS LUXATION DNA test from an approved laboratory (added as a requirement effective 10/6/14)
Patellar Luxation (Optional)
- OFA evaluation, minimum age 1 year
Cardiac Evaluation (Optional)
- Congenital Cardiac Exam
- Advanced Cardiac Exam
Progressive Retinal Atrophy RCD4 (Optional)
- RCD4 PROGRESSIVE RETINAL ATROPHY DNA from an approved laboratory
- PennHIP at 6 months optional for measuring laxity that is correlated with future dysplasia, however, evaluation at this age will not meet the CHIC hip evaluation requirement.