NRC(A) Hip Dysplasia and Elbow Dysplasia Scheme

Find out more by clicking on the link below to our National Rottweiler Council (A)
National Rottweiler Council Australia : Guardian of the Rottweiler in Australia

The National Council conducts a screening program for Hip and Elbow dysplasia which uses the BVA scoring system. Only scores received through the NRCA scheme are recognised as acceptable.

The Hip Dysplasia Scheme

Hip Dysplasia Register

The database containing records of all Rottweilers tattoed/microchipped and/or x-rayed in Victoria plus many other results sent to us from interstate. Information in the Register includes Tattoo/Microchip Number, Registered Name, Date of Birth, V.C.A. Pedigree Endorsement, R.C.V. qualification, Hip Scores and Grades, Eye and Mouth Status, Elbow Gradings and Sire and Dam. The Database also lists all Rottweilers issued a tattoo/microchip number and/or NRC(A) paperwork and has Owner’s name, address and phone number and Breeder recorded. The Rottweiler Club of Victoria Inc. holds copies of all records listed on the database and at any time information from those records can be supplied to members. The list is periodically updated and available to members. There is also a Rottweiler Club of Victoria Inc Hip & Elbow Dysplasia Register which includes results from other members. All enquiries to the Secretary.

Effective 27th March 2023, the following Veterinary Radiologists are the recognised official readers for the NRC(A) HD/ED Scheme, and will accept correctly identified hip and elbow x-rays accompanied by National Rottweiler Council (A) numbered paperwork sent to them directly and will return results to the National Breed Recorder. X-Rays must be permanently embossed with dogs Microchip Number and NRC(A) issued Paperwork Number.

Dr Roger Lavelle
Lavelle’s Diagnostics Imaging
80 Ashworths Road (PO Box 25)
P: (03) 5429 1682
COST: Hips & Elbows $100.00

Dr Jennifer Richardson
PO Box 3477
Broadway Nedlands LPO WA 6009
P: (08) 9630 2475
M: 0417 911 246
COST: Hips & Elbows $90.00
EFT: BSB 086-164 A/C: 117072876

Dr Ana Hayes
PO Box 36
Vermont Vic 3133
P: 0400 874 741
COST: Hips & Elbows $90.00

Dr Mariano Makara*
PO Box 382 (If tracking required please use Express Post – NOT REGISTERED MAIL)
South Fremantle WA 6159
P: 0416 051 002
COST: Hips & Elbows $100.00
*Vets can submit DICOM images via
Owners name & email address will generate an Invoice to the owner (preferred method)

Join The Rottweiler Club of Victoria Inc.

Would you like to join us?

We welcome new members at any time to join the largest Rottweiler Club in Australia.