Why Buy a Puppy From a Registered Dogs NZ Breeder?
-You are purchasing a pedigree puppy from someone whose priority is the health and welfare of the the puppies that they breed. - The breeder will give a quality, supportive and informative service both before and after they take their puppy home. - The sire and dam of a puppy have been tested, relevant to the breed, and that the breeder will provide you with accurate information about the results of these tests. **Some of the Heath Tests for the English Springer*** Eye Certificates Hip Dysplasia DNA - Fucosidosis DNA - Phosphofructokinase DNA - Progressive Retinal Atrophy Cord1 (PRAcord1)
Here is a simple chart to understand the implications of PRA. If your dog has been DNA tested for PRA cord 1 you should still have a regualr clinical eye examination each year.