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Breed Requirements

Estrela Mountain Dog


Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation

Elbow Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation

Patellar Luxation (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Cardiac Evaluation (Optional)

  • Congenital Cardiac Exam with examination performed by a Cardiologist - OR
  • Advanced Cardiac Exam

*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.