PennHIP


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PennHIPUniversity of Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program
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PennHIP is a closed registry--you get results for your own dog, but you cannot see results for any other dog on their site.
Unlike OFA and PennHip, CERF numbers are only good for one year, so a reputable breeder might re-CERF a dog every couple years to check for maladies.
Moss recommends the PennHip method of dysplasia evaluation, which can be administered as early as four months to grade hip "laxity.
Four measures based on X-ray techniques are used to image and measure canine hips: the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals hip score, PennHip distraction index, dorsolateral subluxation (DLS) score and the Norberg angle.