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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:

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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.

Fighting Tick-Borne Diseases in Dogs April 13, 2016

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

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2007 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference Summaries October 19, 2007

Summaries of the presentations made at the 2007 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference.

2007 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference Slides October 19, 2007

Slides to accompany the presenation summaries from the 2007 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference.

The Geneticist's Best Friend September 21, 2007

This article from Science magazine discusses why dogs are such a great model for genetic research.

THE Dental Vaccine: A New Breakthrough in the Fight Against Periodontal Disease September 1, 2007

This article is about a new dental vaccine that is a preventive measure to periodontal disease.

Researchers Seek Cause of Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dachshunds July 1, 2007

Intervertebral Disc Disease, ongoing research and how Dachshund owners can participate in the research.

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