2006 OFA Report

By Colleen DeVore, OFA Liaison

Hips

In 2006, there were 198 Flat-Coated Retrievers that applied for OFA clearances, as compared with 215 in 2005, the ratings were as follows:

  2006 2005
Excellent 21.2% 21.6%
Good 67.2% 68.3%
Fair 10.1% 9.3%
Mild 1.5% .9%
Moderate .4%  
Severe    

Patellas

In 2006, there were 136 dogs applying for patella clearances, with 135 patella OFA numbers issued, compared to 174 OFA numbers issued in 2005.

Elbows

In 2006, there were 139 elbow OFA numbers issued, compared to 155 OFA numbers in 2005.

Cardiac

In 2006, 25 Cardiac clearances were issued, compared to 16 issued in 2005.

Thyroid

In 2006, 11 Thyroid clearances were issued, compared to 7 issued in 2005.