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Breed Requirements

Cane Corso


Hip Dysplasia

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

Elbow Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • OVC Evaluation

Cardiac Evaluation

  • Congenital Cardiac Exam - OR
  • Advanced Cardiac Exam

Patellar Luxation (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist (Optional)

  • Registered with CERF
  • Results registered with OFA

Autoimmune thyroiditis (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory

DNA Repository (Optional)

  • Participation in the OFA/Chic DNA Repository

Visit the Cane Corso Association of America website

Visit the Society in America for Cane Corso Italiano website

*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.