OFA Health Tests suggested for Bulldogs includes:
Age minimum (12 months):
OFA Tracheal Hypoplasia
Age Minimum (24 months):
Cystinuria (Type III),
CHIC DNA repository, and
OFA Spine Study.
We are pleased that our health testing results have gotten "big" enough that we have dedicated a page to each dog's results.
We are currently on our third generation of some tests and second generation of the complete OFA protocol with our lines.
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All our health testing is publicly available on the OFA website: http://www.ofa.org/
The purpose of the BCA Ambassador of Health program is to promote betterment of the Breed through health testing by recognizing Bulldogs,
owned by BCA members, which have met specific health testing requirements. We sincerely hope that everyone will take the opportunity to participate in this wonderful program.
The program has 5 levels of recognition –
Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and as of 2017 DIAMOND.
The requirements for each certificate level (REVISED 2017) are:
Bronze – successful completion of any 4 of the eligible certifications/DNA screenings
Silver – successful completion of any 5 of the eligible certifications/DNA screenings
Gold – successful completion of any 6 of the eligible certifications/DNA screenings
Platinum – successful completion of 7 of the eligible certifications/DNA screenings
Diamond - successful completion of all eligible certifications/DNA screenings
MI'Outlaw Bulldogs & Frenchies