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Breed Requirements

Finnish Lapphund


Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) DNA Test

  • DNA based PRA test results from an approved lab

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Registered with CERF

Elbow Dysplasia (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Patellar Luxation (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Pompe's Disease (Glycogen Storage Disease) (Optional)


Degenerative Myelopathy (Optional)

  • DNA based DM test results 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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