Educational Resources











News

The OFA and the ACVIM announce the implementation of the new Advanced Cardiac Database.
ACVIM
The AKC Canine Health Foundation and the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals Fund Research to Reduce the Risk of Infectious Disease Transmission Among Dogs
AKCCHF

Journal Publications

How the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) is tackling inherited disorders in the USA: Using hip and elbow dysplasia as examples
Veterinary Journal

Articles and Other Publications

Ocular Disorders in Purebred Dogs
Blue Book
Monograph: The Use of Health Databases and Selective Breeding
Monograph
Collecting and Utilizing Phenotypic Data to Minimize Disease: A Breeder’s Practical Guide
Hovanart

Videos


Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX) 2019
Tract Title: The OFA Toolset to Minimize Hereditary Disease

Session 1: Using OFA in Your Practice and Counseling Clients

Session 1: Using OFA in Your Practice
and Counseling Clients
Speakers: Frances Smith, DVM, […]

Session 2: Essentials of Health Screening and DNA Testing in Dogs

Session 2: Essentials of Health
Screening and DNA Testing in Dogs.
Speaker: Anita Oberbauer, PhD

Session 3: How to Improve the 
Probability of Making the Correct 
Diagnosis: Proper Positioning-Proper 
Technique for Elbows & Hips

Session 3: How to Improve the
Probability of Making the Correct
Diagnosis: Proper Positioning-Proper
Technique for Elbows & Hips

Session 4: AKC Canine Health Foundation: 
Investing in a Healthy Future for All 
Dogs, Bringing Scientists, Veterinarians 
& Dog Lovers Together
Session 4: AKC Canine Health Foundation:
Investing in a Healthy Future for All
Dogs, Bringing Scientists, Veterinarians
& Dog Lovers Together
Session 5: Before Your Clients Buy That Cute Puppy – Your Role is Helping Them Do Their Homework!
Session 5: Before Your Clients Buy That
Cute Puppy – Your Role is Helping Them
Do Their Homework!
Session 6: The OFA Databases and Diagnostic Protocols
Session 6: The OFA Databases and
Diagnostic Protocols
Speaker: Gregory Keller, DVM, DACVR
Session 7: OFA Panel Discussion/Question & Answer Session
Session 7: OFA Panel Discussion/
Question & Answer Session

Using OFA In Your Practice
A presentation by OFA Board Members Drs. Frances Smith and Jerold Bell presented at the Western Veterinary Conference in February 2015.

Using OFA In Your Practice