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Breed Requirements

Czechoslovakian Vlcak


Hip Dysplasia

  • Recognized Foreign Hip Registry (contact OFA in order to register results) - OR
  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • PennHIP Evaluation

Elbow Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation

Degenerative Myelopathy

  • OFA/University of Missouri DNA Test

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Registered with CERF

DNA Repository

  • Participation in the OFA/Chic DNA Repository


  • DENTITION DATABASE - dental exam by licensed veterinarian to certify full dentition

Cardiac Evaluation (Optional)

  • Advanced Cardiac Exam - OR
  • Congenital Cardiac Exam

Autoimmune thyroiditis (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory

Pituitary Dwarfism DNA Test (Optional)

  • PITUITARY DWARFISM - DNA Test through the University of Utrecht

*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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