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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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