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Old 10-24-2012, 12:09 PM
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Yup. Especially with subjective things like hips. OFA helps to standardize, at least to some extent, the subjectivity of it. So if you xray your dog's hips and the vet says they look "fine", what does that mean, exactly? Fine "fair"? Fine "excellent"?

Steve's neutered and I still sent his xrays to OFA. They're just prelims as they were just for my knowledge, but I wanted that information to be available for people looking at his lines.

I also wish that PennHip had a searchable online database.
+2 to all the above. Heck even Kim & Webby have OFA numbers.
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:23 PM
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It frustrates me when people make the effort to do health testing and then do not send them in to the OFA. I have been lied to in the past and if I don't have verifiable proof, then I assume the testing was never done or the tests were done and the person has something to hide.
I was about to fly out and check out a bitch we wanted- OFA Good. Except I could not find her online. Owner could not produce a certificate. I must assume something is being hidden and walk away.
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