OFA - Orthopedic Foundation for Animals Search
- The original purpose of the organization was to provide radiographic evaluation, database maintenance and breeding advice to reduce the incidence of canine hip dysplasia. In the past 10-15 years, the organization has evolved into developing diagnostic criteria and database for a number of genetic diseased in additional to hip dysplasia due to the variety of heritable diseases that impact animal health. John Olin conceptualized the idea for OFA around 1964. People will typically discuss their dogs’ hip ratings. In order of preference are: Excellent and good followed by Fair. Elbows are not rated except as pass or fail.
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