This concerns a question we get at OFA on a daily basis, so although we’ve covered it previously, it’s worth mentioning again. Once a Hip/Elbow application and x-rays that go with it arrive at the OFA offices and are logged into the computer, every Hip/Elbow submission—each individual dog—is randomly assigned to three radiologists based on a computer program at OFA.
Did you know that the OFA also evaluates hips for cats? Far fewer than dogs, of course, but cats do indeed get hip evaluations. The most prolific breed in the OFA database is the Maine Coon Cat, and many European Maine Coons are evaluted in addition to those from the U.S.