Health Clinics

Heart Health, Eye Health, BAER-Testing, and Microchipping

Heart: The Cardiology team from the University of Wisconsin, Madison will once again be conducting echocardiograms at the AWC National. This will be the last year of the heart study and the last year for recheck exams for study participants. Those owners will be contacted by email prior to the health clinic sign-ups beginning. The Cardiology team will also offer pre-breeding health clearance echocardiograms on non-study dogs as they have done in the past. The WHF will offer a reduced fee for all dogs/test results entered into the database.

Eyes: The WHF will be holding an OFA eye clinic on Wednesday, April 23rd. This will be conducted by Dr. Ann Weigt, ACVO.

Ears: Dr. Suzanne Hughes will be conducting BAER hearing testing during the national. Dates and prices will be announced soon. The WHF will offer a reduced fee for all dogs/test results entered into the database.

Microchipping will be available by Dr. Suzanne Hughes.

Myostatin Mutation Testing will be available by Dr. Lisa Costello

AKC DNA Swab Collection for submission to AKC will be available by Dr. Lisa Costello.  For special rate, the swabs must be submitted in bulk by Dr. Costello following the clinic at the AWC National.

Click HERE to download a copy of the Heath Testing reservation form. You may register via e-mail or snail mail, and pre-pay with either check or by using the Paypal button on the WHF Website.

HELP WANTED!  Volunteers to man the tables during clinic hours will also be needed. 

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