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Welcome to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals

The AKC Canine Health Foundation and the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals Fund Research to Reduce the Risk of Infectious Disease Transmission Among Dogs

UPDATED Frequently Asked Questions regarding the new OFA Eye Certification Registry


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OFA Formalizes Additional Discount Rates

As a not-for-profit organization, the OFA has managed within our existing fee structure without any type of fee increase since 2008.

Effective immediately, we are pleased to offer three new discounts to our breeder clients:

OFA Eye Certification Registry Litter Rate:  $30 per litter — three or more siblings from a single litter submitted together.

OFA Eye Certification Registry Kennel Rate:  $7.50 per dog — five or more applications submitted together with at least one owner in common.

Mixed Soft-Tissue Database Individual Rate: $7.50 per application — three or more soft tissue applications submitted together on a single dog (example: Cardiac, Patella, and Eye applications on single dog submitted together) - *Note – this discount does NOT apply to any applications requiring radiographic evaluations.

August OFA Champion of Health

Our August 2014 Champion of Health is German Shepherd Dog, SG Garak von Heksterhorst, HIC, JJ-R, SR-T, EV-TG, ID-T, RPT, DD, CGN, CD, BH, AD, TR1, OB1, VPG1, IPO3, KKL. “Garak” is an intelligent, highly trainable and athletic dog who is versatile, accomplished and titled in many venues. His favorites being IPO (formerly known as Schutzhund), DockDogs, Disc Dogs and CKC Obedience. He is owned, handled and trained by Leslie Greenson of Canada and bred by Rita Wuyts of Belgium proving to be an excellent example of how OFA and health testing has had an international impact.

Learn more about Garak

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How the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) is tackling inherited disorders in the USA: Using hip and elbow dysplasia as examples

New Health Surveys

The OFA Mission: To promote the health and welfare of companion animals through a reduction in the incidence of genetic disease

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