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Breed Requirements

Icelandic Sheepdog

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Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA evaluation OR
  • PennHIP evaluation

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

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

DNA Repository

  • Participation in the OFA/Chic DNA Repository (Blood Sample Required)

Elbow Dysplasia (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Patellar Luxation (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Congenital Cardiac Database (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation, exam by Boarded Cardiologist using echo preferred, but not required.

Autoimmune thyroiditis (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory

Multiple Drug Sensitivity (Optional)

  • Washington State University Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology Lab test results registered with the OFA - WSU VCPL. First Generation Offspring of tested dogs eligible for Clear By Parentage

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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 http://www.offa.org/applications.html. Applications may be filled out online.