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.)
Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion in Dogs May 10, 2016
Learn more about hyperthermia and heat stoke in dogs and how to keep your four-legged friends safe.
AKC Canine Health Foundation Awards Six New Grants to Study Epilepsy and Reproductive Diseases in Dogs May 9, 2016
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces six new grants awarded in the areas of canine epilepsy and canine reproductive disease.
AKC Canine Health Foundation Marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month with Free Online Resources May 4, 2016
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month by providing free educational resources and research updates on canine cancer to dog lovers throughout the world.
Mya's Tale of Hope May 3, 2016
Canine osteosarcoma can be a death sentence. But Kahla Ennis' “heart dog,” Mya, showed that with the right treatment, there’s hope for a happy, active life for months or even longer after being diagnosed.
AKC Canine Health Foundation Receives $1 Million Gift from the Estate of Cora N. Miller to Further Canine Health Research April 25, 2016
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is honored to announce a one million dollar donation from the estate of Cora Nunnally Miller to CHF’s endowment fund.
The AKC Canine Health Foundation Process of Obtaining, Reviewing and Selecting Grants December 1, 2008
This article is about the AKC Canine Health Foundation's grant process and how the Foundation finds the highest quality grants that will benefit canines and ultimately humans.
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.
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.
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.
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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