All breeding animals to have the following tests carried out before breeding:
Hip & Elbow X-rays & Scoring
Club discount for DNA testing $105. Click here for form example.
DNA COLLECTION KITS & FORMS AVAILABLE FROM CLUB OFFICERS
Character Assessment with qualified person/s National Dog Trainers Federation.
Please contact the club for temperament test dates or to arrange a date to have
your dog tested.
Note: Registered breeders are to report all health issues they have produced in their litters, such as UAP, elbow dysplasia, hip dysplasia, megaesophagus, testicles which have not come down, missing teeth, incorrect bites/dentition, or any other hereditary disease. This is for the goal of breed improvement. We can only improve the breed if we are aware what the dogs are carrying.