Health Testing Links

Health Screening and Chinese Shar-Pei

What Every Chinese Shar-Pei Owner Should Know About the CHIC Program

Download ( PDF File ): chic.pdf

Canine Eye Registration Foundation

Dedicated to the elimination of heritable eye disease in purebred dogs through registration and research.


Michigan State University Diagnostic Laboratory

The Endocrine Diagnostic Section performs a variety of assays for assessment of endocrine function in animals. The main areas of testing are directed at evaluation of thyroid or adrenocortical dysfunction, and disorders of calcium metabolism. Additional assays are available for measurement of insulin, progesterone, testosterone, insulin-like growth factor 1, gastrin, and phenobarbital.




Orthopedic Foundation for Animals

  • To collate and disseminate information concerning orthopedic and genetic diseases of animals.
  • To advise, encourage and establish control programs to lower the incidence of orthopedic and genetic diseases.
  • To encourage and finance research in orthopedic and genetic disease in animals.
  • To receive funds and make grants to carry out these objectives.


Other Links:

  1. AKC Canine Health Foundation
  2. Canine Comparative Oncology and Genomics Consortium(CCOGC)
  3. California Chinese Shar-Pei Rescue Website and Discussion Board
  4. Canine Hereditary Cancer Consortium
  5. Canine Genetic Disease Network
  6. Colorado State University-Animal Cancer Center
  7. CSPCA Charitable Trust
  8. (CSPCA)Chinese Shar-Pei Club of America Website
  9. Dr. Linda Tintle, Wurtsboro Veterinary Clinic has some great Shar-Pei information.
  10. Florida Shar-Pei Rescue
  11. Pet Poison Help Line
  12. Ness Exotic Wellness Center
  13. Rescue A Shar-Pei Website
  14. The Refined Canine (Michelle L. Douglas, CPDT, CDBC)