CHF and VetVine Webinar Series
The AKC Canine Health Foundation and VetVine have teamed up to offer a series of live webinars on canine health topics. These webinars feature leaders in the field of veterinary health research and offer practical advice on common health concerns, as well as information on cutting-edge research to benefit our dogs.
The live webinars feature a presentation, followed by a question and answer session. Each webinar is recorded and can be watched on demand from a computer or mobile device. All webinars require registration with VetVine.
Register today for one of our upcoming programs or watch a past webinar on demand!
The Increasing Threat of Canine Leptospirosis - Keys to Diagnosis, Therapy & Prevention
Over recent years, leptospirosis has received increased attention regarding its emergence and spread in dogs throughout North America. Dr. Jason Stull and Dr. Michelle Evason will review fundamental and advanced techniques in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of this often fatal disease.
Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 | 8p ET / 7p CT/ 5p PT
Crash, Boom, Bang: Updates on Canine Noise Phobia Treatments
Join Dr. Julia Albright and learn more about noise phobias in dogs including risk factors for development of canine noise phobias, assessment of behavioral and emotional disorders associated with noise phobias, pharmaceutical options available for treatment of noise phobic dogs, analysis of the literature and mechanisms behind new nutraceutical options for fears and anxieties, and management plans to help families and dogs cope with noise phobias.
Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018 | 8p ET / 7p CT/ 5p PT
Canine Semen Evaluation & Fertility
Watch an interview with Stuart Meyers, DVM, PhD as he discusses his research about determining the characteristics of semen and how that relates to fertility. The research goes beyond standard parameters of sperm motility, morphology, and concentration as they assess semen from stud dogs at Guide Dogs for the Blind. Watch this video and learn more about current research into male fertility.
A clinical genetics approach to understanding genetic, multiplex and health testing
Watch Jerold S. Bell, DVM present on the increasing availability of genetic screening tests, DNA tests, and how multiplex test panels also require an understanding of what the tests tell you. Watch this video and learn:
Original Air Date: Wed, December 6, 2017 | 8p ET / 7p CT/ 5p PT
Help Future Generations of Dogs
Participate in canine health research by providing samples or by enrolling in a clinical trial. Samples are needed from healthy dogs and dogs affected by specific diseases.