Many health evaluations have been used to inform breeding decisions. Most commonly and historically, for Hip Dysplasia and Eye conditions, also Elbow Screening, Behavior/Temperament and others. However, the tests/evaluations used are not necessarily standardized or harmonized across all registries, nationally or internationally.
In this section we will provide content on principles, challenges, controversies and new developments to help breeders understand the complexities, organized by specific conditions. As well, we will present articles in the General Principles /Tests section we will present articles that address issues that apply across different conditions.
In this section we have general articles (see below) on use of non-DNA tests and specific information in the following categories: