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Breed Requirements

Curly-coated Retriever


Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • PennHIP Evaluation

Cardiac Evaluation

  • Congenital Cardiac Exam with exam by cardiologist - OR
  • Advanced Cardiac Exam

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Registered with CERF

Elbow Dysplasia (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

GSD IIIa (Optional)

  • GSD IIIa test - Laboratory of Comparative Medical Genetics, CVM, MI State Univ.

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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.