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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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Reevaluating the Nature of Hemangiosarcoma April 24, 2015

Hemangiosarcoma is a type of cancer that is quite common in dogs. It is aggressive and deadly; more than 50% of dogs with hemangiosarcoma die within four to six months of diagnosis. But thanks to you, two exciting, new studies from researchers at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities have begun to shed new light on where these tumors come from and how they grow.

Tick Talk April 21, 2015

Learn more about tick-borne disease in this infographic.

Hyperthermia in Dogs: Fast Facts April 20, 2015

Hyperthermia, or overheating, is when the body temperature significantly exceeds the accepted normal temperature range of a healthy dog. Learn more about keeping your dog safe.

Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) April 16, 2015

Current recommendations from experts in the field regarding the canine influenza virus (CIV) and how to best protect your dog.

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Donates Over $229,000 to the AKC Canine Health Foundation April 15, 2015

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company continues its long-standing support of canine health with a donation of over $229,000 to the AKC Canine Health Foundation.

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2005 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference Summary Slides October 21, 2005

Slides to accompany the presentation summaries for the 2005 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference.

2005 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference Summaries October 21, 2005

Summaries of the presentations made at the 2005 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference.

Tufts Canine and Feline Breeding and Genetics Conference Summaries September 30, 2005

Presenation summaries from the 2005 Tufts Canine and Feline Breeding and Genetics Conference.

Canine Vaccination Protocols September 4, 2005

This article is about advances in diagnostic and vaccine technology, and changes in canine vaccination guidelines.

Unraveling Health Problems in Dogs September 1, 2005

This article is about differentiating between genetic, environmental, and infectious causes of disease and using diagnostics to help produce healthy dogs.

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