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Breed Requirements

Portuguese Pointer


Hip Dysplasia

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

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist - recommended testing frequency at ages 1, 4, and 7

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

Autoimmune thyroiditis

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory - recommended testing frequency at ages 2, 5, and 8

*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.