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Breed Health Testing Requirements

Miscellaneous Class/FSS Health Testing Requirements

  • Alaskan Klee Kai +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Thyroid Evaluation
    • Patella Evaluation
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation
    • Cardiac Evaluation
    • Factor VII Deficiency DNA test

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  • American Bulldog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Canine Multifocal Retinopathy 1 (CMR1)
    • Degenerative Myelopathy (DM)
    • Hyperuricosuria (HUU)
    • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis 10 (NCL10)
    • Ichthyosis
    • Hip Evaluation
    • Elbow Evaluation
    • Deafness

    No Parent Club website.

  • American Leopard Hound +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Appenzeller Sennenhund +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

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  • Australian Kelpie +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • PRA-RCD 4
    • BAER Hearing Testing
    • Hip Evaluation
    • Elbow Evaluation
    • Hyperuricosuria DNA

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  • Barbado da Terceira +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Penn Hip

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  • Basset Fauve de Bretagne +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Bavarian Mountain Scent Hound +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Bohemian Shepherd +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • Elbow Evaluation
    • Degenerative Myelopathy
    • Locus D

    No Parent Club website.

  • Bolognese +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • CERF
    • Patellar Evaluation

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  • Bracco Italiano +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Braque du Bourbonnais +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Braque Francais Pyrenean +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Broholmer +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

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  • Carolina Dog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Catahoula Leopard Dog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Caucasian Shepherd Dog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Central Asian Shepherd Dog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Croatian Sheepdog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Czechoslovakian Vlcak +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Elbow Dysplasia
    • Degenerative Myelopathy
    • Eye Examination by boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist
    • DNA Repository
    • Dentition (full)
    • Cardiac Evaluation (Optional)
    • Autoimmune Thyroiditis (Optional)
    • Pituitary Dwarfism DNA Test (Optional)

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  • Danish-Swedish Farmdog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

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  • Deutscher Wachtelhund +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Drentsche Patrijshond +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Drever +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

  • Dutch Shepherd +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • OFA Hips and Elbows
    • Thyroid (For the long-haired)
    • Goniodysplasia (For the rough-haired)

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  • Estrela Mountain Dog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Eurasier +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • French Spaniel +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • German Longhaired Pointer +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hips
    • Eyes
    • Teeth
    • Shoulders

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  • German Spitz +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Hamiltonstovare +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hips: X-rays evaluated by OFA, PennHip, or the SKK
    • Elbows: X-rays evaluated by OFA
    • Thyroid testing: blood drawn and tested by an approved lab for OFA
    • Dogs with evidence of epilepsy are not to be used for breeding and should be immediately spayed/neutered at the first confirmation of diagnosis.
    • *Optional* DM: DNA tested by an approved lab and recorded with the OFA

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  • Hanoverian Scenthound +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Hokkaido +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Hovawart +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Japanese Akitainu +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Japanese Spitz +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Annual Patella Evaluation (certified testing not required)

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  • Japanese Terrier +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    •  Patella Evaluation
    • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

    No Parent Club website.

  • Jindo +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    •  Patella Evaluation
    • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

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  • Kai Ken +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    •  Patella Evaluation
    • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

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  • Karelian Bear Dog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Kishu Ken +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Lancashire Heeler +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Primary Lens Luxation
    • Collie Eye Anomaly
    • Patellar Luxation

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  • Lapponian Herder +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Mountain Cur +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Mudi +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Elbow Dysplasia
    • Patella Evaluation
    • Ophthalmologist Exam

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  • Norrbottenspets +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation
    • Patella Evaluation

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  • Perro de Presa Canario +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Peruvian Inca Orchid +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Cardiac Exam
    • Baer Testing
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation

    Read the Official Breed Club Health Statement.

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  • Porcelaine +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Portuguese Pointer +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Patella Evaluation
    • Eye Examination
    • Autoimmune thyroiditis

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  • Portuguese Sheepdog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Portuguese Podengo +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Pudelpointer +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Pyrenean Mastiff +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • OFA Hip and Elbows
    • DNA panel for genetic illnesses

    No Parent Club website.

  • Rafeiro do Alentejo +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Romanian Mioritic Shepherd Dog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Russian Toy +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation
    • Periodontal Disease Evaluation

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  • Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Dysplasia
    • OFA Good or Excellent or PennHip number 0.50 or below to be considered for breeding

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  • Schapendoes
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Segugio Italiano
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Shikoku
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Slovensky Cuvac
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Slovensky Kopov
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Slovakian Wirehaired Pointer
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Spanish Mastiff
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Stabyhoun
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Cerebral Dysfunction Test for a dog with carrier parents
    • Hip and Elbow Certification

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  • Small Munsterlander
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • Cardiac Exam
    • Renal Disease DNA Test
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation

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  • Taiwan Dog
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Thai Ridgeback
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Tornjak
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Tosa
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No official health statement for this breed.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Transylvanian Hound
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Treeing Tennessee Brindle
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

    No Parent Club website.

  • Volpino Italiano
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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  • Wetterhoun
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • Elbow Evaluation
    • Severe Combine Immune Deficiency Syndrome

    No Parent Club website.

  • Working Kelpie
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Elbow
    • Hips

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  • Yakutian Laika
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • OFA Hip X-ray (or PennHip)
    • OFA Elbow X-ray
    • OFA Eye Exam
    • Routine Health Exam

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  • Teddy Roosevelt Terrier
    +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    No recommended testing.

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