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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.

November OFA Champion of Health

Our November Champion of Health is the Boston Terrier, CH Elite’s Win-Win Situation. Brady is bred and owned by Wendy S. Orgren of Brindle Hill Elite Boston Terriers. Brady loved going to dog shows and enjoyed all of the attention he got! He finished his championship easily including BOB from the 6-9 puppy class and earning both his majors at the Boston Terrier Club of New York Specialties during Westminster weekend. He later earned a third major to complete his championship in just a handful of shows. As a sire, Brady has produced a top ranked, National Specialty winner and many other show and obedience champions, plus kids with Rally and Agility titles as well as CGC earners.

Learn more about Brady

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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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Feel free to use this sticker image on your website, with a link to the OFA website at http://www.offa.org

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