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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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Currently Funded Research October 1, 2015

Our research portfolio ranges from molecular research that may identify the genetic cause of disease or study the underlying mechanism of disease pathogenesis to clinical research that may test the efficacy of a drug.

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.

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 Canine Health Resources Available for Download (PDF)

 

Urine Concentration Is Key Indicator of Bladder Stones July 1, 2007

Bladder stones in Dalmatians and the discovery that urine concentration is the best indicator of whether a dog will develop stones.

Veterinary Outreach for Kennel Clubs June 1, 2007

This article is about the AKC’s Veterinary Outreach program and why a strong relationship between the AKC andthe veterinary community is essential.

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.

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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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