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What you need to know

There are a number of considerations you should make when looking for you next border collie in regards to health testing of the parents of your chosen puppy.

When enquiring with breeders make sure to ask for copies of both the DNA health testing report and the official hip and elbow scoring report. A reputable breeder should provide this information at a very minimum.

Understanding the different diseases we can test for in the breed and how to interpret hip and elbow scoring reports can be confusing for most potential puppy owners so we have compiled the below two pages to help you gain more knowledge on what to look out for and how to interpret these reports.

Diseases of the Border Collie

Understanding Hip & Elbow Score Reports