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Breed Requirements



Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Opthalmologist

  • Results registered with OFA

Cardiac Evaluation

  • Congenital Cardiac Exam
  • Advanced Cardiac Exam

Orthopedic Elective
Hip evaluations are recommended for the Standard and Miniature sizes.
Patellar luxation evaluations are recommended for Toys.

*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.