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Discoveries - the award-winning newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation, published biannually.

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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.

Fighting Tick-Borne Diseases in Dogs April 13, 2016

Help support the AKC Canine Health Foundation's Tick-Borne Disease Initiative.

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Supports Healthy Dogs with $220,000 Donation to the AKC Canine Health Foundation March 28, 2016

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce more than $220,000 has been donated by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company to support canine health through the Purina Parent Club Partnership (PPCP) Program.

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Health Testing for Atrial Septal Defect Is Key in Standard Poodles June 1, 2008

The importance of testing standard poodles for Atrial Septal Defect.

Oral Disease Considered Common Problem in Chihuahuas June 1, 2008

The importance of oral health, provides tips on how to brush your dog's teeth and provides information on the vaccine for periodontal disease.

Researchers Seek Gene Mutation for Primary Glaucoma in Bouviers June 1, 2008

The types of glaucoma, the signs of glaucoma and research being done to find the genetic cause and develop a genetic test for the disease.

Researchers Hope to Identify Genetic Markers for Refractory Epilepsy June 1, 2008

Ongoing research on the genetic differences between epileptic dogs that respond to the medication phenobarbital and those dogs who do not.

Tracheal Hypoplasia Requires Proper Management June 1, 2008

The condition Tracheal Hypoplasia and how to manage it.

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