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Breed Requirements

Rat Terrier


Cardiac Evaluation

  • Congenital Cardiac Exam - OR
  • Advanced Cardiac Exam

Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • PennHIP Evaluation

Patellar Luxation

  • OFA Evaluation


  • Legg-Calves-Perthes
  • OFA Evaluation

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist- Annual exams until at least Age 8ys (96mo) (Optional)

  • Results registered with OFA - OR
  • Registered with CERF

Congenital Deafness (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation based on BAER test
  • GDC evaluation based on BAER test

Elbow Dysplasia (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Primary Lens Luxation (Optional)

  • DNA based PLL 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.

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