Norfolk Terrier Health

The Norfolk Terrier Club encourages their member breeders to health test their dogs and register the results with CHIC, OFA or CERF.

Club members support health research for the Norfolk Terrier through the AKC Canine Health Foundation. The Canine Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help dogs live healthier and longer lives. For more information about ongoing Canine research, please go to AKCCHF.

Health Article Library

The listed articles are for your information. The content and opinions are those of the individual author(s).



NTC Forum - A Discussion on Bites and Tails by Beth Sweigart NTC Annual 2013

Additional Thoughts on Norfolk Terrier Bites by Christine Calcinari NTC Annual 2013

Tooth & Gum Care by Julie Gleason NN Sept 2011


How to Complete Required Health Tests for CHIC by Tina Dennis NN 9-2009

How to Do Health Tests for CHIC by Tina Dennis NN June 2012

Show Me the Carfax by Carol Falk NTC Annual 2010


Targeting Lyme Disease by Andrea Downing Peck NN Sept 15

Tick-Borne Illnesses by Marianna Minks NN Sept 2010


Health by Marian Shaw NN Dec 2017

Prevention is Smart Breeding - Ichthyosis and Norfolk Terrier by Casey Carl NN April 2016


Inherited Eye Problems in the Norfolk Terrier Annual2014-2015


Dog Heatstroke Survival Guide Reprint from DSFCA NN Aug 2017

Gonadectomy Rethinking by Chris Zink 2018

Health Testing by Judi Hartell TBNC NN 2-2010

Health Testing General by Barbara Miller NN 1-2009

Improving the Health Article 2019

Norfolk Terrier Health, 2009 by Carol Falk 2009 NTC Annual


How to Screen for Heart Disease by Marian Shaw NN June 2012

MDV Updated 10-11-2011 by Carol Falk NN Jan 2012

Mitro Value Study on Norfolk Terriers by Marian Shaw Website 12-2010


Liver Dysplasia and Liver Shunt edited 7-7-19


Coping Stress - Nutritional Approaches to Enhanced Immune Function by Arleigh Reynolds DVM NTC Annual 2011


Caution with Dogs & Holiday Plants by Ken Slump NN Dec 2018

Close Call - Poisonous Toads by Tina Dennis NN Sept 2010

Keeping Our Norwich Norfolk Terrier Safe-Common Household Dangers by Jane Schubart NN Jun 2018


Pre-Eclampsia in Norfolk by Tina Dennis NN June 12

Virtual Reproduction Expert Saves Puppies and Pregnant Bitches by Julie Gleason NN 3-2009