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Breed Requirements

French Bulldog


Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • OVC Evaluation - OR
  • PennHIP Evaluation

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist- Annual recertification recommended

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Results registered with CERF

Patellar Luxation

  • OFA Evaluation

Cardiac Evaluation

  • Congenital Cardiac Exam - Echocardiagrams recommended but not required - OR
  • Advanced Cardiac Exam - Echocardiograms recommended but not required

Autoimmune thyroiditis (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory

Juvenile Cataracts (Optional)

  • JUVENILE CATARACTS - DNA Test from an approved lab

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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.

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