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Breed Requirements

Standard Schnauzer

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Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist- minimum age 24 months, recommend every other year until age 7

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

Health Elective (One of the following tests)

  • OFA Cardiac evaluation with exam by cardiologist
  • Participation in the OFA/Chic DNA Repository (Blood Sample Required)
  • OFA Thyroid evaluation from an approved laboratory - recommend every other year until age 7

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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.