The VCA WF recommends that all breeding stock be screened for hip and elbow dysplasia, eyes, thyroid, cardiac conditions, and sebaceous adenitis by following the Orthopedic Foundation of Animals (OFA) and the VCA Official Health Statement.

More information about health screens for the Vizsla
Orthopedic Foundation of Animals
Find a Clinic

Specific Genetic Tests for the Vizsla

Hyperuricosuria (HUU)

Long-Hair Gene:
UC Davis
DNA Diagnostic Center


Von Willebrand Disease

For more information, contact:
Krista Schroeder, VCA Public Health Coordinator
Cathy Gallagher, Chair, VCA Breed Sustainability Committee

See also the VCA Welfare Foundation