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Breed Requirements



Hip Dysplasia

  • British Vet. Assoc. Hip evaluation - OR
  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • OVC Evaluation - OR
  • PennHIP Evaluation

DNA Repository

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

Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia

  • OFA DNA Based evaluation from an approved laboratory

Elbow Dysplasia (Optional)

  • British Veterinary Association (BVA) Evaluation - OR
  • OFA Evaluation

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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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