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Breed Requirements

Irish Red & White Setter


Hip Dysplasia

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

OFA Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

  • Results registered with OFA

Canine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency

  • DNA based CLAD test from an approved lab

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) DNA Test (Optional)

  • DNA based PRA test from an approved lab

Autoimmune thyroiditis (Optional)

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory - recommend yearly

von Willebrand's Disease (Optional)

  • DNA-based vWD test from an approved lab; results registered with the OFA

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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.