CHIC logo

Breed Requirements



Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Registered with CERF

Patellar Luxation

  • OFA Patella Evaluation

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (Optional)

  • DNA based PRA test results from an approved lab

Autoimmune thyroiditis (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory

Congenital Deafness (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation based on BAER test

Visit the official club 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.