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Breed Requirements

Miniature American Shepherd


DNA Repository

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

Hip Dysplasia

  • FCI evaluation - OR
  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • OVC Evaluation - OR
  • PennHIP Evaluation

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Registered with CERF

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) DNA Test

  • OFA DNA Based evaluation from an approved laboratory

Multiple Drug Sensitivity

  • DNA based MDR1 test results from an approved lab. First Generation Offspring of tested dogs eligible for Clear By Parentage

Collie Eye Anomaly (Optional)

  • Optigen test results registered with the OFA

Elbow Dysplasia (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Patellar Luxation (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

HSF4 - Hereditary Cataracts (Optional)

  • HSF4 DNA 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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