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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:

Canine Health Articles

Articles Available for Download (PDF)

Discoveries - the award-winning newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation, published biannually.

HealthE-Barks - view the archives of our e-Newsletter (published six times per year.)

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Your Impact: Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging Identifies Residual Cancer During Surgery to Remove Sarcomas May 29, 2015

Surgery is the most effective method to treat solid tumors. Local recurrences happen when tumor cells are left in the wound during surgery. Learn how near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging is being used to identify cancer and cancer cells remaining in surgical incisions.

Assembling a Simple, 20-Piece Canine First Aid Kit May 29, 2015

Accidents happen. Having a canine first aid kit will enable you to respond to and treat common canine injuries and ailments.

Your Impact: Extending the Lives of Dogs with Melanoma May 22, 2015

Even with aggressive therapy, the median survival time for canine melanoma is less than one year. Learn how your support is making a difference.

Tangible Outcomes in Canine Oncology Research May 19, 2015

Read more about the CHF-funded grants that show real progress in the understanding and treatment of canine cancer.

Champion of Canine Health: George and Patty Benford May 14, 2015

After losing their beloved dog Amanda to cancer, George and Patty Benford are committed to raising funds to help further canine cancer research.

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2006: A Banner Year For Canine Health Discoveries! December 1, 2006

This article is about the advances in canine genetic knowledge that have been discovered in the past year.

2006 Dog Owners and Breeders Symposium Summaries July 31, 2006

Summaries of the presenations made at the 2005 Dog Owners and Breeders Symposium at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.

On Supporting Breed Specific Research June 1, 2006

This article is about why the AKC Canine Health Foundation supports breed specific research and how the phylogeny study shows clubs reasons sponsor research not specific to their breed.

AKC and the Veterinary Community March 1, 2006

This article is about the AKC and veterinarians are working together to improve the health and well being of animals.

Dog Genome Sequence and Analysis Published in Nature March 1, 2006

This article discusses the comparison of dog and human DNA and what the structure of genetic variation among breeds reveals.

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Discoveries

The award-winning print newsletter of the  AKC Canine Health Foundation. Providing in-depth information on canine health research and education.

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