PennHIP and OFA Certification
If you are considering using your dog as a breeding animal, you may be interested in having your pet certified to be free of hip and elbow dysplasia.
|Veterinarian certification required?||Yes||No|
|Earliest age of evaluation (for certified results)||16 weeks||2 years|
Calculated Distraction Index
0–1 (0 is the best) evaluated by trained veterinarian
7-point system from excellent to severe, based on evaluation of three independent radiologists
|Recognized by AKC||No||Yes|