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Breed Requirements

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Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation

Elbow Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation

Congenital Cardiac Database

  • OFA evaluation - Specialist or Cardiologist exam is recommended and preferred. In an OFA cardiac number, the examiner is shown as: P-Practitioner, S-Specialist, or C-Cardiologist.An ECHO suffix indicates the exam included echocardiography.

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist (Optional)

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Results registered with CERF

Patellar Luxation (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Hip Dysplasia (Optional)

  • PennHIP Evaluation

Degenerative Myelopathy (Optional)

  • OFA/University of Missouri DNA Test

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*Note – In addition to the breed specific requirements above, a CHIC requirement across all participating breeds is that the dog must be permanently identified via microchip or tattoo in order to qualify for a CHIC number.

All OFA Applications are available at http://www.offa.org/applications.html. Applications may be filled out online.