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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

OFA BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMITS $75,000 IN NEW CANINE HEALTH RESEARCH GRANT FUNDING

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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.

December OFA Champion of Health

December 2014 Ch of Health Nathan

As our final Champion of Health for 2014, the OFA is pleased to present the Bloodhound, GCh. Flessner’s International S’Cess. “Nathan” was bred by Bryan & Chris Flessner and Heather Helmer, and is owned by Susan Carter, Shirley Van Camp, and Heather Helmer.

Nathan started his show carrier at the Colonial Bloodhound Club Regional Specialty by going Best of Winners for his first major at 6 months of age and his Championship quickly followed. Nathan continued on by being inducted into the American Bloodhound Club Show Dog Hall of Fame at the young age of two and the rest is history. Nathan is a multiple National Specialty BOB winner, multiple all breed Best In Show winner, multiple Top Twenty winner, the winner of the 2014 Westminster KC Hound Group, and is currently the Number One Hound in America.

Learn more about Nathan

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Other news

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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