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Breed Requirements

Field Spaniel


Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist- recommend testing at 2, 4, 6, and 8 years of age.

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Registered with CERF

Hip Dysplasia

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

Autoimmune thyroiditis

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory - recommend testing at 2 and 6 years of age.

Elbow Dysplasia (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Patellar Luxation (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Cardiac Evaluation (Optional)

  • Congenital Cardiac Exam - OR
  • Advanced Cardiac Exam

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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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