INTERNATIONAL HIP GRADING SCHEMES

Adapted from FCI, BVA and OFA data

Source: Breeder/Owner Symposium, Hereditary Conditions in Dogs

Prof. Robert M Kirberger, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa

 

Classification

FCI
Classification

Sweden

&

Finland

United States
of America

OFA

United Kingdom,
Australia & New
Zealand
BVA (0-106)

South Africa
KUSA

No signs of
hip dysplasia

A1

A

Excellent

0

0

A2

B

Good

0 6

 

 

Transitional
case

B1

Fair

6 12

 

B2

C

Borderline

12 18

1

 

Mild
hip dysplasia

C1

 

Mild

18 24

 

C2

 

24 30

 

 

Moderate hip dysplasia

D1

D

Moderate

30 42

2

D2

 

42 54

 

 

Severe
hip dysplasia

E1

E

Severe

54 66

3

E2

 

66+

4


B/B hips, Finland, 2 year old flat-coat