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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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Collaboration Advances Canine Reproductive Health May 19, 2016

The American Kennel Club, the AKC Canine Health Foundation and the Theriogenology Foundation have teamed up to support training the next generation in the field of small animal theriogenology.

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.

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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.

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.

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

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

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