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Breed Requirements

Welsh Springer Spaniel


Hip Dysplasia

  • OFA Evaluation - OR
  • PennHIP Evaluation

Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist by the age of 2, then at ages 5 and 7

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

Autoimmune thyroiditis

  • OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory - recommend testing intervals at ages 2, 3, 5, and 7

Elbow Dysplasia

  • OFA 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.