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 quarterly.
HealthE-Barks - view the archives of our e-Newsletter
Ch. Kurabi Gibril July 1, 2018
Meet Gabe. He is our featured dog for the month of July in the 2018 Champions for Canine Health Calendar.
Gold Grand Champion Ch. Kimro’s Miss Vera Vain June 1, 2018
Meet Vera. She is our featured dog for the month of June in the 2018 Champions for Canine Health Calendar.
GCHB CH Royaile’s Man For All Seasons May 1, 2018
Meet Tommy. He is our featured dog for the month of May in the 2018 Champions for Canine Health Calendar.
AKC Canine Health Foundation Marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month with Investment in New Cancer Research April 25, 2018
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent, treat and cure diseases in dogs, marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month in May by investing more than $1 million in new cancer research funding for dogs.
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization committed to better health for all dogs, is pleased to announce that Dr. Kristin Bloink and Ms. Karolynne McAteer were elected to serve on the Board of Directors at the CHF board meeting on March 11, 2018.
PPCP Program - DN Magazine February 9, 2018
Article in DN Magazine that describes the Purina PPCP Program.
Chagas Disease Information for Dog Owners January 11, 2018
Important information for dog owners about Chagas Disease created by Michelle Evason and Jason Stull.
Canine Influenza December 10, 2017
Important information for dog owners about canine influenza created by Michelle Evason and Jason Stull.
Boxers with Degenerative Myelopathy November 1, 2017
Fall 2017 issue of the Boxer Update, courtesy of Purina Pro Plan
Genetic Causes of Glaucoma in Cocker Spaniels November 1, 2017
Fall 2017 issue of the Cocker Spaniel Update, courtesy of Purina Pro Plan
The award-winning print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Providing in-depth information on canine health research and education.
Discoveries Summer 2018 July 16, 2018
AKC Canine Health Foundation Discoveries Summer 2018
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
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