Program control of hip dysplasia
Responding to the needs and solicitaçãoes a long time expressed by the Portuguese Kennel Club, by the creators and their associations and by the owners of the Canids in General, will be the Program of control of hip dysplasia.
The Portuguese Kennel Club, holder of the Book of Portuguese Origins and representative regarding dogs in Portugal, has established a protocol with the Portuguese Association of Veterinarians specialize in pets-APMVEAC.
The APMVEAC will be available to collaborate with the Breed clubs and associations, affiliated in the CPC, having this collaboration, always, the prior agreement of the CPC.
RULES FOR SUBMISSION OF THE X-RAYS FOR SORTING OF HIP DYSPLASIA
The data that should be part of x-ray are:
Identification of the right and left side of the x-ray
Number of animal identification (microchip or tattoo)
Date of radiography
Only receive x-rays of animals aged over 1 year of age (small, medium and large breeds) and 18 months in giant breeds.
Characteristics of x-rays
The x-rays must obey the characteristics of quality, contrast and correct positioning.
Classification of radiographs
* GRADE A-NO DYSPLASIA
* GRADE B-LAME JOINTS-ALMOST NORMAL FEMORAL
* GRADE C-MILD DYSPLASIA
* GRADE D-MODERATE DYSPLASIA
* GRADE AND-SEVERE DYSPLASIA
There is a possibility of appeal of classification issued. The Doctor-Veterinarian who requested the first reading should submit a letter requesting the appeal.
The letter should be accompanied by a check to the order of the APMVEAC with the amount of the value of the resource rate
If it is changed the initial classification this value will be returned.
Rules for sending x-rays
The radiopgrafia will be sent, accompanied by the printed submission itself, by the doctor-Veterinarian that held to the seat of the APMVEACA.
The x-rays will be stored at the headquarters of APMVEAC.
Communication of the result
The read classification certificate will be sent to the Doctor-veterinarian who sent the x-rays. Will be sent two copies of a certificate to the file itself the Doctor-veterinarian and another for the pet owner.
The CPC will be informed of the result of reading the x-rays of each of the dogs radiographed, and will ensure that this information to appear on the data mentioned on the respective LOP.
Printed to fill out and send with the x-ray
The Veterinarian to do x-rays, will provide the form to fill out and send with the x-ray to the Commission.
This form must be signed by the owner of the animal raddiografado and the Veterinarian who made the film.
X-ray reading prices for members of the CPC:
The price of reading for dog owners who are members of the CPC is 30,00 € (thirty euros) for each x-ray.
The reading of x-rays Raças Portuguesas have a special reduction of 20%, on the value mentioned above.
You are guaranteed the reassessment of the x-ray, which will want to be required by the Veterinarian that you get an AP the canid concerned. In this case there will be place upon payment of an additional fee of 50,00€ (fifty euros). This value is returned if the classification so assigned is less than the initial classification.