Health Testing & Breeding
Registered Dogs Victoria (Victorian Canine Association - VCA) breeders are bound by the following:
DOgs Victoria Information
Here are some documents or links that may be of assistance:
Plans on how to build a whelping box.
Minimum requirement for litter registration
HIP & ELBOW SCORES
To register a litter with Dogs Victoria, the sire (father) and dam (mother) must have their hips and elbows scored by an ANKC approved reader and procedures need to be followed by both the owner and the Veterinary Surgeon.
The ANKC has imposed litter registration limitations (LRLs) for Labrador Retrievers. see the ANKC regulations under Section 6.2.10 – The Register and Registration.
Health clearances recommended by the club
Current eye check - Normal
To be considered current, the examination must be performed in the last 12 months (18 months for those that have obtained a DNA clear result for PRA-PRCD)
OTHER TESTS TO CONSIDER