Articles & Newsletters
The AKC Canine Health Foundation Library is a comprehensive list of all the canine health articles available on this website. You can search for an article by research area or breed. The information is divided into four sections:
Discoveries - the award-winning newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation, published biannually.
HealthE-Barks - view the archives of our e-Newsletter (published six times per year.)
GCH Kellyglen's Twilight Affair September 1, 2017
Meet Ella. She is our featured dog for the month of September in the 2017 Champions for Canine Health Calendar.
AKC Canine Health Foundation to Honor Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt at Upcoming Canine Health Conference as the 2017 Asa Mays DVM Award Recipient August 8, 2017
Purina Has Sponsored Biennial Conference Since 1997
Luck, Labor, and a Labrador Retriever: A Veterinarian’s Journey into Bartonella Research August 7, 2017
Luck, Labor, and a Labrador Retriever: A Veterinarian’s Journey into Bartonella Research. An interview with Dr. Ed Breitschwerdt conducted by Sam Lin, July 2017
NAFC FC Texas Troubador “Tubb” August 1, 2017
Meet Tubb. He is our featured dog for the month of August in the 2017 Champions for Canine Health Calendar.
New Clinician-Scientist Fellowship Honors the Life of GCHP Hill Country's Let's Get Ready To Rumble July 27, 2017
The families of beloved Pug, "Rumble", proudly announce the establishment of an annual Clinician-Scientist Fellowship with the AKC Canine Health Foundation
Prompt Treatment for Blastomycosis in Dogs April 4, 2017
Learn about Blastomycosis, which is caused by a fungal mold.
Research Spotlight: Degenerative Myelopathy February 22, 2017
Learn how your investment is making a difference in the study of Degenerative Myelopathy.
Creation of an NCI comparative brain tumor consortium: informing the translation of new knowledge from canine to human brain tumor patients February 21, 2017
The Comparative Brain Tumor Consortium (CBTC) is focused on improving the understanding of naturally occurring canine brain cancer. Learn more about the findings of the CBTC in this white paper.
An ongoing collaborative research study funded by CHF and our donors (1889-G) has led to a recent report showing promising results with a new treatment for dogs with Hemangiosarcoma. The treatment shows potential implications for human sarcoma treatments as well.
Lyme Disease January 26, 2017
Learn more about Lyme disease and how your investment is making an impact for both dogs and people.
The award-winning print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Providing in-depth information on canine health research and education.
Discoveries Issue 55 December 5, 2016
Winter 2016 Edition: President's Award and Distinguished Research Partner Award; Tick-Borne Disease Initiative Update; New Research Grants
Discoveries Issue 54 2016 May 18, 2016
Topics from this issue include: Pet Cancer Awareness Month; Canine Reproductive Health Collaboration; In Memoriam: Monique Arrington
Discoveries Issue 53 November 1, 2015
Includes topics on the National Parent Club Canine Health Conference; The Labrador Retriever Club, Inc. to receive CHF President's Award; cold weather tips; Dr. Diane Brown hired as CSO.
Discoveries Issue 52 - Spring 2015 May 1, 2015
Includes topics on Pet Cancer Awareness; What to expect when visiting a veterinary oncologist; CHF Parent Club Conference; extending the lives of dogs with melanoma; advances in lymphoma and reevaluating the nature of hemangiosarcoma
Discoveries Issue 51 January 1, 2015
Include topics on our 2015 Distinguished Research Partners; 2015 President's Award Recipient, Thomas A. Grabe; and Clinician Scientist Fellows; information on Brucellosis; and newly awarded research grants
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