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.)
Learn more about tick-borne diseases and what's being done to help us better understand how to protect our dogs.
Tick Talk March 14, 2016
Learn more about tick-borne disease in this infographic.
AKC Canine Health Foundation Board of Directors Elected March 10, 2016
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce the new Directors elected to its Board of Directors.
Winners of the 61st Annual Purina® Pro Plan® Show Dogs of the Year Awards Presented by Dogs In Review Announced February 29, 2016
The winners of its 61st Annual Purina Pro Plan Show Dogs of the Year Awards event that took place Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Gotham Hall in New York City.
The AKC Canine Health Foundation Launches Matched-funding Initiative to Fight Tick-Borne Diseases in Dogs February 22, 2016
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces an exciting new tick-borne disease initiative that aims to educate dog-owners and find better diagnostics, preventatives, and therapeutics for dogs. As an added incentive, all donations to the CHF tick-borne disease initiative during 2016 will be generously matched dollar-for-dollar by the American Kennel Club (AKC), up to $250,000.
The Challenge of Canadian Rye and Other "Mean Seeds" September 1, 2008
Sadly, in recent years, the Springer Spaniel Field Trial world has become more aware of illnesses befalling some of our dogs - sometimes fatally - due to infections attributable to barbed grass awns.
This article is about the increasing prevalence of canine brucellosis, how to recognize it and testing needed in order to prevent further spread of this silent and serious disease.
Canine Melanoma Vaccine Shows Promising Results June 1, 2008
How the canine melanoma vaccine works and how it is helping to increase the lifespan of dogs diagnosed with melanoma.
A list of signs to help recognize hypothyroidism and the tests used to diagnose the disease.
Cocker Spaniel breeders have collected samples from families of dogs that will aid researchers studying epilepsy.
The award-winning print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Providing in-depth information on canine health research and education.
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