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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-09-2018, 10:50 AM Thread Starter
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Pennhip Vs OFA

Any opinions on which is better/more accurate? I know I can do pennhip any time after 16 weeks and OFA is 2 years old, unless I just do prelims. I would like to get Zelda's hips checked before my daughter starts agility this spring, but I don't want to have to do OFA's twice. Is pennhip really accurate in a younger dog?

BTW Zelda will be 1 February 26th.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-09-2018, 11:05 AM
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I like both. I like the fact that you don't have so much "opinion" with Penn Hip. I know people that have sent (as a test) the same dog's x-rays to OFA with 2 different registration numbers on them and got 2 different ratings. Many people don't know what Penn Hip is, so for breeding dogs, I would do both. Or you can send to German at 1 for A stamp at 1 year. Don't ask me how you do it...lol
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