Schedule 2 - Appendix C (Breed specific HD requirements for registration)

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APPENDIX “C”

BREED SPECIFIC REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
MICROCHIPPING – refer to Schedule 2 Reg. 1.1.6.1

1. ALASKAN MALAMUTES
1.1 All dogs are positively identified by microchip before any X-ray examination is made. The microchip identification number is included on all developed X-ray film/digital image and on the certificate.
1.2 Only Alaskan Malamutes with hip scores of A1, A2, B1 or B2 may be mated to Alaskan Malamutes with hip scores of C1 or C2. Alaskan Malamutes with hip scores of A1, A2, B1 or B2 may be mated to each other.
1.3 At the time of whelping, the Dam is twenty-two (22) months of age or older.

2. DOBERMANNS
2.1 All dogs are positively identified by microchip before any X-ray examination is made. The
microchip identification number is included on all developed X-ray film/digital image and on the certificate.
2.2 The breeder is the current holder of a KUSA-registered Affix (Kennel Name).
2.3 Only Dobermanns with hip scores of A1, A2, B1 or B2 may be mated to each other.

3. GERMAN SHEPHERD DOGS
3.1 All dogs are positively identified by microchip before any X-ray examination is made. The microchip identification number is included on all developed X-ray film/digital image and on the certificate.
3.2 The breeder is the current holder of a KUSA-registered Affix (Kennel Name).
3.3 At the time of mating, the Sire is eighteen (18) months of age or older.
3.4 At the time of whelping, the Dam is twenty-two (22) months of age or older.
3.5 Both parents must have acceptable documentation attesting that they have hips which comply with the following requirement: a grading of C2 or better for both parents.
3.6 Both parents must have acceptable documentation attesting that they have elbows which comply with the following requirement:: a grading of 2 or better for both parents. (Applicable to dogs x-rayed after 01.01.2017)
3.7 Both parents must have a DNA profile.

4. GIANT SCHNAUZERS
4.1 All dogs are positively identified by microchip before any X-ray examination is made. The microchip identification number is included on all developed X-ray film/digital image and on the certificate.
4.2 Only Giant Schnauzers with hip scores of A1, A2 and B1 may be mated to Giant Schnauzers with hip scores of B2, C1 or C2. Giant Schnauzers with hips scores of A1, A2 and B1 may be mated to each other.

5. RHODESIAN RIDGEBACKS
5.1 All dogs are positively identified by microchip before any X-ray examination is made. The microchip identification number is included on all developed X-ray film/Digital image and on the certificate.
5.2 Only Rhodesian Ridgebacks with hip scores of A1, A2 may be mated to Rhodesian Ridgebacks with hip scores of B1. Rhodesian Ridgebacks with hip scores of A1 or A2 may be mated to each other.

6. ROTTWEILERS
6.1 All dogs are positively identified by microchip before any X-ray examination is made. The microchip identification number is included on all developed X-ray film/Digital image and on the certificate.
6.2 Dogs must be presented for hip and elbow x-rays. At the time of x-ray a dog must be 18 months of age or older.
6.3 At the time of mating, the Sire is eighteen (18) months of age or older.
6.4 At the time of whelping, the Dam is twenty-two (22) months of age or older.
6.5 Only Rottweilers with hip scores of A1, A2, B1, B2 may be mated to Rottweilers with hip scores of C1 or C2. Rottweilers with hip scores of A1, A2, B1 or B2 may be mated to each other.
6.6 The elbow X-ray results must be submitted with the hip X-ray results, but are for record purposes only.

7. WEIMARANERS
7.1 All dogs are positively identified by microchip before any X-ray examination is made. The microchip identification number is included on all developed X-ray film/digital image and on the certificate.
7.2 Only Weimaraner with hip scores with A1, A2 and B1 may be mated to Weimaraner with hip scores of B2, C1 and C2. Weimaraner with hip scores of A1, A2 and B1 may be mated to each other.

8. BIEWER TERRIER
8.1 Must be positively identified via DNA profiling and parentage verification by a laboratory that is a member
of the International Society of Animal Genetics (ISAG). The Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at the
Faculty of Veterinary Science of the University of Pretoria at Onderstepoort (OPVGL) is currently the
only laboratory in South Africa that is a member of ISAG from which Typing Certificates will be accepted
for locally bred Biewer Terrier registrations. Microchip number must also appear on DNA Typing
Certificate.
8.2 In the case of Biewer Terriers that are imported, DNA material will be required to be submitted to OPVGL for the issuing of a DNA Typing Certificate which must reflect the dog’s microchip number, DNA Profile Number and DNA ID Number. Applications for registration of imported Biewer Terrier will only be accepted if the required DNA Typing Certificate is attached to the KUSA Registration Application Form.
8.3 All Certificates of Registration issued to Biewer Terriers registered or re-registered with the Kennel Union must bear the DNA Profile Number & DNA ID Number of the dog.