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Breed Requirements

Chinese Crested


Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist- Yearly Exams Recommended

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

Patellar Luxation

  • OFA evaluation, minimum age 1 year

Congenital Cardiac Database

  • OFA Evaluation

Primary Lens Luxation (Optional)

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) DNA Test (Optional)

Congenital Deafness (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation based on BAER test

Hip Dysplasia/Legg-Calve-Perthes (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation - Since both HD and LCP evaluations are based on the standard VD radiographic view, dogs that receive a HD clearance are automatically eligible to receive a LCP clearance as well. The application to also generate a LCP number can be downloaded from the Applications section of the OFA website.

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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 Applications may be filled out online.