Health & Genetics:
Registries & Certifications:
The most used certification and registry for many genetic
problems. Search the data base (free) to verify a dogs
certification! Most common OFA certification is Hips, with elbows
being a close second. They offer certification for Heart and
Thyroid, both issues that affect Bouviers. Also offered is
certification or registration for a host of other issues that don't
normally affect Bouviers
The standard Registry for Eye evaluations.
Penn-hip is a different type of evaluation for the hips. It rates
the elasticity of the joints as well as the overall appearance.
SAS research Project
Testing in Dogs
The other side
of Spay & Neutering before the dog is mature -
We all know that spaying or neutering before the dog
reaches sexual maturity prevents unplanned puppies. This well
written article discusses the negative side of Spaying or Neutering a
dog too young.