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Breed Requirements

Scottish Deerhound

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Cardiac Evaluation

  • Congenital Cardiac Exam by board certified cardiologist, exam must include echocardiography. - OR
  • Advanced Cardiac Exam - exam must include echocardiography

FACTOR VII Deficiency DNA test

  • DNA based test from an accepted lab

Serum Bile Acid Test (Optional)

  • Bile-Acid test results from IDEXX, Antech, and Veterinary College Diagnostic Laboratories are accepted. Results from in-house testing done at private veterinary clinics are not accepted.

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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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