Chow Health Committee

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The Health Committee provides education to club members about health issues in the Chow Chow. It acts as a liaison to the AKC Canine Health Foundation and raises funds for research into Chow Chow health problems.

Health Committee Chair: Debbie Spence

Consider making a tax deductible donation to Chow Chow Breed Advised Fund of the AKC Canine Health Foundation. This fund provides grants for research into health problems affecting the Chow Chow. AKC-CHF matches all donations to the fund which means your donation does double duty! Contact Health Committee Chair Debbie Spence for information on how to donate to this fund.

The Chow Health Website

The Chow Health Website contains many articles on the health and genetics of the Chow Chow.   The Chow Chow Club Inc. hopes that the Chow Health Website will be a useful tool for learning about chow health, and improving the health of Chows. It is our goal to educate and to increase awareness of owners, breeders, and admirers on the health and temperament of the Chow Chow.

 
Chow Health Pedigree Database
 
It is our goal to educate and to increase awareness of owners, breeders, and admirers on the health and temperament of the Chow Chow. 
 
The pedigree database is open to the public and is free for anyone to use including linking to/embedding pedigrees in personal websites. Containing records on over 50,000 Chow Chows and containing over 5,000 photos, the Chow Health Pedigree Database, is the most accurate and extensive, fully searchable, user friendly Chow pedigree database. All Chow Chows with CCCI recognized health certifications such as: OFA Hip, Elbow, Patella, Thyroid, Cardiac, CERF, CHIC certifications are included. The database also contains Championship titles, ROM titles, Smooth Chows and a handy recent entries.
 
Breeding info (siblings etc.), Reverse pedigrees,  and Trial pedigrees are available from links on every pedigree.
 
The database is updated on a regular basis. New submissions, corrections, changes, additions to the database may be made by filling in and submitting the pedigree submission form. Information can be sent directly to the contact address below. To help maintain accuracy of the pedigrees contained in the database, information submitted (where possible) will be verified against the respective registries such as the AKC in the USA. If you have information that may be useful in completing, correcting, or adding a pedigree, please send it to us.
 
Except for research data requests by verified University research programs or verified Research Foundations, we do not make data extractions for use in personal or commercial pedigree systems or for resale. Research data extraction requests may be made to the contact below.
 
Contact:
Phil DeGruy
CCCI Health Database
9828 E County Road A
Janesville, WI 53546
(608) 531-8052‬