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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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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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Canine Health Articles

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.

Advances in Canine Cancer: Lymphoma May 12, 2015

Lymphoma accounts for approximately 20% of all canine cancer. Learn more about the current state of canine lymphoma research and how your donation to CHF can make an impact in the care and management of this disease.

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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.

Canine Influenza Update December 1, 2005

This article is about how to properly diagnose and treat canine influenza and where the latest updates can be found.

Cloning and Stem Cells December 1, 2005

This article shares an understanding of cloning. It also describes how stem cells can be cloned and have the ability to differentiate into other cell types.

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.

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