Welcome to the online home of the Canine Health Committee of Dogs Victoria
On this site are links to information and resources you may find useful when wanting to test your dogs
for inherited or breed specific diseases. People needing information or
assistance regarding having their dogs tested should in the first
instance contact their breed club. If there is no breed club or they
cannot be of help, the Canine Health Committee is available for
Take the Health Resources link for information on;hip and elbow scoring
Our Links page has information on where to find what health problems may occur in your breed and other useful resources
ANKC have litter registration limitations (LRLs) for the following breeds; German Shepherd Dog, Rottweiler, Bedlington Terrier, Australian Shepherd, Labrador Retriever, Golden Retriever, Bull Mastiff, Flat Coated Retriever. For the specific requirements, see the ANKC regulations
under Section 6.2.10 – The Register and Registration.
Guidelines for developing LRLs are included in the ANKC regulations
under Section 6.2.10.
Code of Practice for the Responsible Breeding of Animals with Heritable Defects that cause Disease
All breeders must also be familiar with and comply with the mandatory state government Code of Practice for the Responsible Breeding of Animals with Heritable Defects that cause Disease