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
Your Impact: Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging Identifies Residual Cancer During Surgery to Remove Sarcomas May 29, 2015
Surgery is the most effective method to treat solid tumors. Local recurrences happen when tumor cells are left in the wound during surgery. Learn how near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging is being used to identify cancer and cancer cells remaining in surgical incisions.
Even with aggressive therapy, the median survival time for canine melanoma is less than one year. Learn how your support is making a difference.
Tangible Outcomes in Canine Oncology Research May 19, 2015
Read more about the CHF-funded grants that show real progress in the understanding and treatment of canine cancer.
Advances in Canine Cancer: Lymphoma May 12, 2015
Lymphoma accounts for approximately 20% of all canine cancer. Learn more about the current state of canine lymphoma research and how your donation to CHF can make an impact in the care and management of this disease.
Cancer in the Dog May 7, 2015
Learn about the most common canine cancers, symptoms, and how your support of canine cancer research gives hope for a cure.
Epilepsy Research Targets Complex Genetic Pattern of Inheritance September 1, 2009
Epilepsy research involving over 100 breeds of dogs. Tips for managing seizures and treatment options are also included.
Gastric Carcinoma Research Aims to Unravel Genetic Predisposition September 1, 2009
Research being done to better understand gastric carcinoma, or stomach cancer, and find improved therapies for the disease.
Hemangiosarcoma Studies Focus on DNA Test & Targeted Therapy September 1, 2009
The signs of hemangiosarcoma and the research efforts to create a DNA test and targeted therapies for the disease.
Megaesophagus Research Focuses on Finding a Genetic Marker September 1, 2009
Summary of the research being done on megaesophagus, a condition where the esophagus fails to function correctly.
Researchers Reach Halfway Point in Coat-Color Gene Identification September 1, 2009
The progress toward identifying the genes that determine coat color and the connections between coat color and health of the dog.
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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