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Miscellaneous Class/FSS Health Testing Requirements

Miscellaneous Class/FSS Health Testing Requirements

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  • Alaskan Klee Kai +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation
    • Thyroid Evaluation
    • Factor VII DNA Test
    • Cardiac Evaluation

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • American Bulldog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

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

  • American Leopard Hound +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • Thyroid Evaluation
    • Cardiac Exam

  • Appenzeller Sennenhund +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Hip Evaluation
    • Elbow Evaluation
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation

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  • Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • PRA Optigen DNA Test
    • BAER Testing
    • PRA-RCD 4
    • Hip and Elbow Certification
    • Hyperuricosuria (HUU)

  • Barbado da Terceira +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hips: X-rays evaluated by OFA or PennHip

  • Basset Fauve de Bretagne +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Cardiac Exam
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation

  • Bohemian Shepherd +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • Degenerative Myelopathy DNA Test
    • Elbow Evaluation

  • Bolognese +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • CERF
    • Caer Eye Examination

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  • Czechoslovakian Vlcak +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • Degenerative Myelopathy DNA Test
    • DNA Repository
    • Cardiac Evaluation (Optional)
    • Autoimmune Thyroiditis (Optional)
    • Pituaitary Dwarfism DNA Test (Optional)
    • Eye Examination by a board Certified ACVO Ophthalmologist
    • Elbow Evaluation

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Drentsche Patrijshond +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Renal Disease DNA Test
    • PRA Optigen DNA Test
    • Hip and Elbow Certification
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation

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  • Dutch Shepherd +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Thyroid Evaluation
    • Goniodysplasia (for the rough-haired)
    • Hip and Elbow Certification

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Eurasier +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Thyroid Evaluation
    • Eye Evaluation
    • Hip and Elbow Certification

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • German Longhaired Pointer +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • Shoulder Evaluation
    • Eye Evaluation
    • Teeth

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Hamiltonstovare +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Thyroid Evaluation
    • Hips: X-rays evaluated by OFA or PennHip
    • Elbows: X-rays evaluated by OFA

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Japanese Akitainu +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Thyroid Evaluation
    • Teeth

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Japanese Spitz +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Annual Patella Evaluation (certified testing not required)

  • Japanese Terrier +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Legg-Calve-Perthe Radiographic

  • Jindo +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Thyroid Evaluation
    • Hips: X-rays evaluated by OFA or PennHip
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Kai Ken +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Hip Evaluation
    • Cardiac Exam
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation
    • PRA Optigen DNA Test

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  • Kishu Ken +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Hip Evaluation
    • Thyroid Evaluation
    • Elbow Evaluation
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Kromfohrlander +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Von Willebrand's Disease DNA Test
    • Canine Footpad Hyperkeratosis

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Lancashire Heeler +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Primary Lens Luxation(PLL)
    • CEA Collie Eye Anomaly

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Mountain Cur +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Degenerative Myelopathy DNA Test
    • CEA Collie Eye Anomaly
    • Ichthyosis

  • Norrbottenspets +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Peruvian Inca Orchid +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Cardiac Exam
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation
    • BAER Testing

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Portuguese Pointer +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Hip Evaluation
    • Eye Evaluation
    • Autoimmune Thyroiditis

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Pyrenean Mastiff +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip and Elbow Certification

  • Romanian Carpathian Shepherd +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Romanian Mioritic Shepherd Dog +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • Dentition Exam
    • Caer Eye Examination
    • Elbow Evaluation

  • Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • PRA Optigen DNA Test
    • Cardiac Exam
    • Ophthalmologist Evaluation

    Read the Official Breed Club Health Statement.

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Small Munsterlander +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • Hip and Elbow Certification

    Visit 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

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Swedish Lapphund +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • PRA

  • Teddy Roosevelt Terrier +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Patella Evaluation
    • Cardiac Exam
    • Primary Lens Luxation(PLL)

  • Volpino Italiano +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Primary Lens Luxation(PLL)

    Visit Parent Club Website

  • Wetterhoun +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

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

  • Working Kelpie +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Hip Evaluation
    • Elbow Evaluation

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  • Yakutian Laika +

    Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

    • Eye Evaluation
    • Hips: X-rays evaluated by OFA or PennHip