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PYRENEAN SHEPHERD OFA-CHIC Health Testing Requirements

The OFA, working with the breed’s parent club, recommends the following basic health screening tests for all breeding stock. Dogs meeting these basic health screening requirements will be issued Canine Health Information Center (CHIC) numbers. For CHIC certification, all results do not need to be normal, but they must all be in the public domain so that responsible breeders can make more informed breeding decisions. For potential puppy buyers, CHIC certification is a good indicator the breeder responsibly factors good health into their selection criteria. The breed specific list below represents the basic health screening recommendations. It is not all encompassing. There may be other health screening tests appropriate for this breed. And, there may be other health concerns for which there is no commonly accepted screening protocol available.


To verify testing done on Pyr Sheps in North America see this search results page: 
OFA Search Results: Pyrenean Shepherd

PLEASE NOTE: PennHip and OVC results may not be listed there if the breeder has not submitted them to OFA to be added.  Some eye exams may also not be reflected there if not submitted to OFA after the exam.  Breeders should be able to provide copies of these if they are not listed there.


To verify hip dysplasia testing in France see this page:
Centrale Canine


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ACVO – American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
OVC – Ontario Veterinary College
PennHIP – PennHIP