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Breed Requirements

German Pinscher


Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Registered with CERF

Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • PennHIP Evaluation
  • Recognized Foreign Hip Registry (contact OFA in order to register results) - OR

Cardiac Evaluation

  • Advanced Cardiac Exam - exam must include an ECHO.

von Willebrand's Disease (Optional)

  • DNA-based vWD test from an approved lab; results registered with the OFA

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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.

All OFA Applications are available at Applications may be filled out online.