For all Bullmastiff litters born after 1 January 2013 the following will apply:

1.1 Both parents of every litter must be screened for Hip Dysplasia through an official Hip Dysplasia Control Scheme where the parents have been born after 1 June 2011.


1.2 Both parents of every litter must be screened for Elbow Dysplasia through an official Elbow Dysplasia Control Scheme where the parents have been born after 1 June 2011.

Where either or both parents were born after the 1 July 2011, those parents/parent will be required to comply as a prerequisite to registration of any Bullmastiff litter on the ANKC Ltd Register main or limited to the above screening.

Dogs must be positively identified by microchip or tattoo prior to being x-rayed. Results of these assessments must be submitted at time of litter registration. Litters which do not meet the above requirements will not be registered.

[Clause 8.16 does not affect dogs born prior to 1 July 2011, nor semen collected and stored prior to 1 July 2012 in Australia.] (10/12)

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