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Breed Requirements



Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

  • Registered with CERF
  • Results registered with OFA - min age 12 months

Patellar Luxation

  • OFA Patellar Luxation evaluation - initial evaluation after 12 months, and annually thereafter.

Cardiac Evaluation

  • 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.

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