CLIENT CONTACT NAME, NUMBER FOR DAY OF PROCEDURE
A COMPLETED OFA APPLICATION FORM IS NECESSARY WHEN YOUR PET IS ADMITTED FOR X-RAYS. THE INFORMATION ON THIS FORM IS REQUIRED BY OFA; WE CANNOT COMPLETE THIS PROCESS WITHOUT IT.
Before the day of your appointment, please go to ofa.org, select the Forms tab, and the Hips/Elbows form. Print it and fill out the client portions of the form; we will fill out the verterinary portion of the form. We will pay the OFA fee, and pass this cost along to you without mark-up If you would like us to print a copy for you, or you have any questions about filling out the form please let us know. You can bring this form with you on the day of your appointment, or bring it to us sooner.
THE OFA X-RAY PROCEDURE
Your dog should be admitted to our hospital between 7:30 and 8:30 am. We always use a general anesthetic for this procedure. The x-rays will be taken in the morning, and emailed to ofa,. We will complete our portion of the application and fax this to OFA, along with their fee. Your dog will remain hospitalized until it is awake and steady on its feet, most dogs are ready to go by 2 pm; we are open until 6 pm.
ARE WE X-RAYING HIPS ONLY, HIPS AND ELBOWS, OR ELBOWS ONLY?
WE RECOMMEND A PRE-ANESTHETIC BLOOD PROFILE ($89) PRIOR TO ANESTHESIA; WOULD YOU LIKE US TO DO ONE?
WE CAN PLACE A MICROCHIP AT THE TIME OF THE X-RAY ($49); WOULD YOU LIKE US TO PLACE ONE?
ANY REQUESTS OTHER THAN THE OFA X-RAYS TODAY?