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Breed Requirements

Boykin Spaniel


Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Registered with CERF

Patellar Luxation

  • OFA Evaluation

Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • OVC Evaluation - OR
  • PennHIP Evaluation

EIC (Exercise Induced Collapse)

  • EXERCISE INDUCED COLLAPSE - DNA test through an approved lab (This has been added as a CHIC requirement as of 11/1/15)

Collie Eye Anomaly

  • CEA DNA based test results from an approved lab registered with the OFA (This test has been added as a CHIC requirement as of 11/1/15)

Cardiac Evaluation (Optional)

  • Congenital Cardiac Exam - OR
  • Advanced Cardiac Exam

Elbow Dysplasia (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Degenerative Myelopathy

  • DM DNA based test from an approved lab (this test has been added as a new optional/recommended test as of 11/1/15)

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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.

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