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

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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.

Fundraising for Research of Tick-Borne Diseases in Dogs Gets Boost from AKC March 14, 2016

Learn more about tick-borne diseases and what's being done to help us better understand how to protect our dogs.

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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.

Researcher Looks for Genetic Mutations Causing Canine Liver Shunts June 1, 2008

Signs of liver shunts, the mode of inheritance, management of the disease and current research.

Researchers Hope to Identify Genetic Mutations for Cryptorchidism May 1, 2008

An overview of research being done on cryptorchidism, a condition in which one or both testicles fail to descend and what to do when dogs hae the condition.

Development of a National Canine Cancer Biospecimen Repository March 1, 2008

This article is about the CCOGC's development of a biospecimen repository, collecting tissues and fluids dogs with specific cancer types that are major problems in the dog and human population.

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