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Breed Requirements



Autoimmune thyroiditis

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory

Patellar Luxation

  • OFA Evaluation

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist

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

Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIB (MPS IIIB) (Optional)

Congenital Cardiac Database (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation

Hips (Optional)

  • OFA Evaluation
  • OFA Legg-Calve-Perthes evaluation

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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.