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Breed Requirements

Pomeranian

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Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

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

Congenital Cardiac Database

  • OFA Evaluation - Recommend followup evaluation between 3 and 5 years of age

Patellar Luxation

  • OFA Evaluation

Hip Dysplasia (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Legg-Calve-Perthes (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Autoimmune thyroiditis (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory - Recommend testing at ages 1, 3, and 6 Years of Age.

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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.