Health testing?

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Just a few questions for some of the more experienced owners. I in no way want to breed my girl. But I would like to have all the test done to make sure she is in the best possible health cause I would love to have her for along time. I know some test you can't have done until they are around 2yrs of age(like the hips). But what can I have done now?? Any information would be more than appreciated.

You can do a dna swab to find out what her vWD status is. This one you can do as puppies

eyes cerfed around 2

The new test from WSU that tests for cardio. you can find the thread and more info on this list under cardiomypathy. This is also one you can do with a young dog.

Depending on how old your dog is you can start the yearly echoes and do the 24hr holter monitor. We start at 2

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She's 5 months old as of today... I just want to make sure to give her the longest life possiable.. As she is a joy to have :) She keeps me company and is a true friend. Atleast when I tell her something she does it(most of the time).