Thyroid disease has long been a common concern in many breeds. In partnership with the AKC Canine Health Foundation and one of the nation’s leading endocrine labs at Michigan State University, the OFA is funding a new grant that will address thyroid disease in dogs. As with so much canine health research, this project has […]
Risk Reduction Risk reduction and management strategies to prevent transmission of infectious disease among dogs at dog shows, sporting events, and other canine group settings. JAVMA: Risk reduction and management strategies to prevent transmission of infectious disease This work was fully funded by the OFA through an AKC Canine Health Foundation Grant.
An informed puppy buyer will naturally ask the breeder of a potential new family member about the health testing the parents had before the litter was born. But before you buy a puppy, be sure to check the OFA website to verify the health test results that the breeder has given you. Testing is breed […]
Almost all of the forms required for OFA testing are available here on the OFA website, but we often get calls from people wondering why the CAER form (for eyes) or the Advanced Cardiac form that are not on the website. Both of those forms come in triplicate, which of course you know if you’ve ever […]