HEALTH TESTING RULES
Compulsory tests: both parents should be examined for hip dysplasia and elbow deviations. Preferably according to the FCI, OFA and BVA norm. Hips testing according to the Penn Hip method is permitted. Patella Luxation and cruciate ligament must be tested to.The dogs must be free of ec and entropion and females free from Vaginal Prolaps. All breeding dogs must have a DNA profile on parenthood.
Official health testing is allowed after the age of 18 months
A dog with no proven genetic abnormality may be covered with a dog that already has given sufficient offspring which these problems do not or hardly have revealed.
Dogs that produce offspring with serious congenital abnormalities, may not be used for breeding.
The testresults should preferably before, but up to 3 weeks after mating send to the secretary of Boerboel Europe. The results of both parents must HD-A -HD C . For elbows applies ED 0-0 . ED 0-1 is allowed but only with a E D0-0 partner. HD B and C, can only be mated with a HD- A dog. Dogs from Great Britain must be qualified according to the rules of the Kennel Club (BVA). In this position allowed ,if the sum of both hips is up to 10 with a maximum difference of 2 between both hips, this as A hipp is seen. If the hip score is between 10 and 25 have only mating with A hips is allowed. More than 25 BVA may not be bred. American dogs: OFA HD qualifications excellent, good and fair are allowed with the following restrictions fair and good dogs should be combined with HD A tested dogs. For dogs who are tested by the Penn Hip method ,is that there is no question of DJD or other abnormalities.