Process & Price
All females must have cleared genetics, eye clearance, and OFA Hips and Elbow clearances, as well as be tested for Brucellosis disease.
Canine brucellosis is a contagious bacterial infection caused by the bacterium, "Brucella Canis". This blood test is done through your local vet and needs to come back negative 3 to 6 months prior to mating.
Article: Brucellosis in Dogs
Genetic Test requirements include:
MDR1: Multi-Drug Resistance
CEA: Collie Eye Anomaly
DM: Degenerative Myelopathy
HC: Hereditary Cataracts
PRA_PRCD: Progressive Rod-Cone Degeneration
Website: GenSol Diagnostics
Website: Paw Prints Genetics
This test is done through a canine vision specialist, approved through the OFA, and should be preformed every year to determine the health of the oculus.
Website: Animal Vision Center
OFA Hips and Elbows:
These test have to be done through the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) and are to prevent hip/elbow dysplasia from being passed down the line.
Application: Application for Hip/Elbow Dysplasia Database
Please send an email to Mandysfriends5@gmail.com with "Stud Service" in the subject line, with all of the afore mentioned test attached, 3 pictures of your dam (front, both sides), and the best number with which to reach you.
We will email you back requesting a time for you to come out so we can meet you and your girl, go over specifics, and you can meet the boys.
The price of our Stud Service is TBD