xrays sent to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) for scoring www.offa.org
Elbows-xrays sent to OFA
Patellas-screened by our vet and cleared by OFA
Heart-Cleared by our vet and OFA
PRA-prcd-if not clear by parentage testing is done by Optigen-we will only breed a clear or a carrier
if bred to a clear as carriers will not ever have the disease.
Thyroid-we send all thyroid testing to Hemopet/Hemolife to be evaluated by Dr. W. Jean Dodds-only dogs
clear of low thyroid and auto-immune thyroiditis are used for breeding. This test is repeated every 18 mos
CERF-we have our dogs eyes examined by dialated exam every 18 mos to screen for cataracts, glaucoma
All of our dogs are clear for Von Willibrands disease by parentage.