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Every breeder should complete these tests before considering a litter.  For the good of the breed, every Leonberger owner is urged to also complet the tests and at least report the results to their breeder.

Hip Dysplasia OFA Evaluation - OR PennHIP Evaluation

Elbow Dysplasia - OFA Evaluation
Eye Examination by a boarded ACVO Ophthalmologist
International Opthalmology Exam Results registered with OFA 

Autoimmune thyroiditis OFA evaluation from an approved laboratory (Thryoid) Highly Recommended

Leonberger Polyneuropathy (LPN1)

Leonberger Polyneuropathy 2  (LPN2)

Congenital Cardiac Database (Optional) OFA Evaluation

GC (Optional) - Canine Good Citizen

DNA Repository (Optional) - Participation in the OFA/Chic DNA Repository