1999 OFA Report

By Colleen DeVore, OFA Liaison

Hips

In 1999 there were 206 OFA numbers issued. Of those 206 clearances, the ratings were as follows:

Excellent 18%
Good 70%
Fair 12%

For comparative purposes, there were 197 OFA numbers issued in 1998 and those ratings were reported as follows:

Excellent 19%
Good 64%
Fair 17%

Patellas

In 1999 there were 48 patella OFA numbers issued, compared to 57 OFA numbers in 1998.

Elbows

In 1999 there were 72 elbow OFA numbers issued, compared to 56 OFA numbers in 1998.

Cardiac

In 1999 5 Cardiac clearances were issued, compared to 4 issued in 1998.

Thyroid

In 1999 1 dog was issued a Thyroid clearance, the same was issued in 1998.

(Full OFA findings can be viewed in the FCRSA Inc. Specialty 2000 newsletter page 159)