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Breed Requirements

Icelandic Sheepdog


Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA evaluation OR
  • PennHIP evaluation

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • 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

Cardiac Evaluation (Optional)

  • Congenital Cardiac Exam, exam by Boarded Cardiologist using echo preferred, but not required. - OR
  • Advanced Cardiac Exam

Autoimmune thyroiditis (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory

Multiple Drug Sensitivity (Optional)

  • DNA based MDR1 test results from an approved lab. 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.

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