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Breed Requirements

Staffordshire Bull Terrier


Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • PennHIP Evaluation

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist - min age 1 year

  • Registered with CERF
  • Results registered with OFA


  • DNA based L2HGA test from an approved lab

Hereditary Cataracts DNA Test

  • DNA based cataract test from an approved lab

Patellar Luxation (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Elbow Dysplasia (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Cardiac Evaluation (Optional)

  • Congenital Cardiac Exam - OR
  • Advanced Cardiac Exam

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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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