Health & Trait Testing

Hip and Elbow Testing

In the form of PennHip and/or OFA to rule out hip dysplasia

Vision Testing

CERF (Canine Eye Registry Foundation) tests for a large variety of heritable eye conditions and diseases. PRA (Progressive Retinal Atrophy) a progressive eye disease causing degeneration of the retina in the eye

Other Genetic or Inherited Diseases

VonWillebrand's Disease (Vwd): an inherited disease that affects clotting of the blood; Degenerative Myelopathy (DM): gradual muscle atrophy; Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC): neuromuscular disorder affecting activity tolerance

Thyroid Testing

 To rule out autoimmune thyroiditis

Cardiac

To rule out the presence of heart murmur or other cardiac anomaly**

**May include Cardiac Echocardiogram

Color & Trait Testing

Testing for common coat colors and traits