Experienced breeders please remember we were all new once.
Opinions expressed in posts are the opinions of THAT poster, you are responsible for your words.
We hope everyone gains something from this board. We want people to understand
that testing isn't about removing all dogs from programs.It's about knowing
you have, not breeding with blinders on and making an educated decision that
is right for you.We hope it will encourage everyone to test and OFA certify your dogs.
Here are a few sites to help you know what questions to ask:
10 Questions/Breeding and Placement/Finding a Responsible Breeder
What do I look for in a Breeder/ The Price Of Puppies/The High Cost of Cheap Puppies
Rat Terriers on Facebook
Q: What is the CHIC test?
Q; What test do I have to have to get my dogs CHIC?
Q: Does my dog have to pass those test?
Q: How much does it cost?
Q: Do I have to do anything extra?
Q: Can I use PennHip?
Legg-Calve-Perthes (LCP) Tips:
If you have had your dogs hips certified but forgot or just didn't do you LCP, you can get an LCP certification using the existing Hip number. By using this form - Application To Receive Legg-Calve-Perthes OFA Breed Number Based On An Existing OFA Hip Number Link HERE.
* "When submitting radiographs for both OFA hip and LCP evaluations, only the regular OFA hip fee applies, the LCP fee is waived." Did ya read that.. IT'S FREE!!
Elbows are NOT required for CHIC but...
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