EBV Database

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EBV calculations are based on data updated January 2024. The current database has a breed average of 10.4 for hip scores with a heretiability of 51% and 25% for hips and elbows respectively

Data Entry

The more dogs entered in the database the more accurate the EBV. Please add your dog’s Hip and Elbow information.


An Estimated Breeding Value (EBV) evaluates the genetic value of an individual dog, in relation to the whole of the dog’s breed. These EBVs are intended to help breeders reduce the prevalence of hip and/or elbow dysplasia by more accurately evaluating genetic risk. A dog’s EBV allows it to be placed on a scale of liability, identifying those individuals at highest risk of passing on the condition and those at lowest risk.

EBV Database