Is a Bouvier right for you?
Answer to your questions
General Bouvier Info
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.
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.