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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.

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.

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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.

Alopecia X Researchers Study "Mystery Skin Disease" July 1, 2007

The mystery skin disease Alopecia X and research done on the disease.

Early Treatment for Corneal Ulcers Helps to Save Vision July 1, 2007

How to recognize and treat Corneal Ulcers.

Researchers Study PPS Cataracts in Rottweilers July 1, 2007

Research looking for the mode of inheritance for cataracts.

DNA Suppressor Gene Accounts for Size Differences in Dogs July 1, 2007

Dogs are the only species to produce adults with such a wide range of sizes. This article discusses the DNA sequence responsible for breed size.

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