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Breed Requirements

Dogue De Bordeaux


Cardiac Evaluation

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

Elbow Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation

Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • PennHIP Evaluation


  • OFA Evaluation

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist (Optional)

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Registered with CERF

Autoimmune thyroiditis (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory - recommend yearly

Patellar Luxation (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

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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.