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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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CHF Research Program Areas October 1, 2015

AKC Canine Health Foundation Requests for proposals (RFPs) are categorized by Research Program Area and grants must be submitted in response to specific RFPs. Links to grant applications can be found within these RFPs.

CHF and Zoetis Reproduction Series October 1, 2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and our corporate alliance, Zoetis, have joined forces to bring you a podcast series devoted to canine reproduction education for pet owners, breeders, and veterinarians.

Disaster Preparedness: Take Steps to Include Your Pets September 30, 2015

Taking the time now to create a disaster preparedness plan that includes your pets will provide you with peace of mind should a natural disaster occur.

New Research into Spontaneously Occurring Cancer in Dogs Helping to Inform Human Disease September 24, 2015

AKC Canine Health Foundation, NIH, and others contribute funding to research linked to discovering new treatment options for lymphoma that may impact dogs and their human companions.

Veterinary Students, Canine Health Professionals Gather in St. Louis for Insight on Medical and Scientific Advances September 23, 2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization celebrating 20 years of preventing, treating, and curing diseases in all dogs, hosted a successful 2015 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference August 7-9 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Researcher Aims to Establish New Surgical Protocol for Chylothorax July 1, 2007

Chylothorax, a disease in which a fatty fluid called chyle accumulates in the chest cavity, current treatment options and the new surgical treatments being investigated.

Researchers Continue to Learn More about Von Willebrand's Disease July 1, 2007

The tests available for Von Willebrand's Disease and how to use them.

Research Focuses on Genetic Cause of Pigmentary Uveitis in Goldens July 1, 2007

Research being conducted on pigmentary uveitis with the goal of developing a genetic test for the eye disease.

Hemangiosarcoma Research Focuses on Growth Signaling Pathways July 1, 2007

An update about hemangiosarcoma research, the signs of hemangiosarcoma and additional resources about the disease.

Brittany Endowed Fund Helps to Initiate Genetic Research July 1, 2007

A special project to raise funds and collect DNA samples for genetic research for the Brittany.

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