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The American Kennel Club, the AKC Canine Health Foundation and The Theriogenology Foundation Announce 2016 Companion Animal Residencies January 25, 2016

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the Theriogenology Foundation and the AKC Canine Health Foundation announce that the recently established American Kennel Club/Theriogenology Foundation Companion Animal Residencies in Theriogenology are being renewed and expanded to four universities in 2016. All of the residencies are made possible by generous grants from the AKC and the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and are for new residents who begin their studies in 2016.

Reducing the Risk of Dog Flu January 19, 2016

Learn more about canine influenza, or dog flu, and how you can keep your dog protected.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces $432,000 Grant to Fight Cancer in Dogs January 6, 2016

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce the funding of an exciting grant which aims to better understand and prevent hemangiosarcoma, an aggressive form of cancer in dogs. Together, the American Boxer Charitable Foundation, the Golden Retriever Foundation, and the Portuguese Water Dog Foundation are collaborating by pledging $432,000 to support this research effort.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces the Resignation of CEO Susan Lilly December 18, 2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing, treating, and curing diseases in all dogs, announced that Susan Lilly, the Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer, has announced her resignation effective December 31, 2015 for personal reasons.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Celebrates 20 Years of Canine Health Milestones at Canines & Cocktails Event December 8, 2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) celebrates 20 years of canine health research milestones at the 5th annual Canines & Cocktails event on Thursday, December 10 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

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Researchers Study Ways to Diagnose Liver Disease Sooner July 1, 2007

Ongoing research on two liver diseases that affect Cocker Spaniels: portosystemic vascular anomalies (liver shunts) and chronic hepatitis.

Canine Tick-Borne Diseases Are Becoming More Prevalent July 1, 2007

An overview of tick-borne diseases, especially lyme disease.

Research of Cystinuria in Bulldogs Looks for Genetic Cause July 1, 2007

Research by Paula Henthorn on cystinuria in bulldogs and other dog breeds. The goal of this research is to develop a genetic test for the 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.

Urine Concentration Is Key Indicator of Bladder Stones July 1, 2007

Bladder stones in Dalmatians and the discovery that urine concentration is the best indicator of whether a dog will develop stones.

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