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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 quarterly.

HealthE-Barks - view the archives of our e-Newsletter 

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Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Supports Canine Health with Major Donation to the AKC Canine Health Foundation February 12, 2019

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces that Nestlé Purina PetCare has donated $473,829.39 to support canine health. The gift was presented to CHF Board Chairman Dr. J. Charles Garvin and CEO Dr. Diane Brown at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday, February 11, 2019.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Educational Grants Benefit the Dog Breeding Community January 31, 2019

Read about the success of one AKC/AKC CHF/TF Theriogenology Residency Program graduate in her career as a canine reproductive specialist.

BISS Can Ch. GCHB Sendero's Jezebelle's Daughter January 1, 2019

Meet Vixen - our featured dog for the month of January in the 2019 Champion's for Canine Health Calendar

AKC Canine Health Foundation Celebrates Another Successful Year for Canine Health December 26, 2018

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) celebrates another year of achievements in canine health research.

American German Shepherd Dog Charitable Foundation and AKC Canine Health Foundation Join Efforts for Canine Hemangiosarcoma Research December 21, 2018

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), working alongside the American German Shepherd Dog Charitable Foundation (AGSDCF), offers a new matched funding opportunity for their Hemangiosarcoma Research Initiative. The AGSDCF will match donations to hemangiosarcoma research up to $33,500 as part of a three-year pledge to fight this devastating canine cancer.

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Creation of an NCI comparative brain tumor consortium: informing the translation of new knowledge from canine to human brain tumor patients February 21, 2017

The Comparative Brain Tumor Consortium (CBTC) is focused on improving the understanding of naturally occurring canine brain cancer. Learn more about the findings of the CBTC in this white paper.

Safe and Effective Sarcoma Therapy through Bispecific Targeting of EGFR and uPAR February 16, 2017

An ongoing collaborative research study funded by CHF and our donors (1889-G) has led to a recent report showing promising results with a new treatment for dogs with Hemangiosarcoma. The treatment shows potential implications for human sarcoma treatments as well.

Lyme Disease January 26, 2017

Learn more about Lyme disease and how your investment is making an impact for both dogs and people.

Living with Lymphoma May 30, 2014

Cachet, a Portuguese Water Dog, was 8 years old when she was diagnosed with lymphoma. Read Cachet's inspiring story about living with cancer.

Customizing Canine Care - Updates Presented at the 2013 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference November 5, 2013

Success stories in recent canine health research embrace an individual, or customized, approach to treating disease. Adult stem cells and platelet-rich plasma provide the rich healing properties needed for soft-tissue injuries, and gene expression profiling is leading us to the day when cancer treatment can be targeted to individuals.

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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.

Discoveries Issue 44 April 1, 2013

Includes topics on how your dog's participation in canine health research matters, regenerative medicine research, pet cancer awareness, and trial for novel brain tumor medication.

Discoveries Issue 43 January 1, 2013

Include topics on the CHF Bloat Initiative, Update on Golden Retriever Collaberative Cancer project, and recipients of the Clinician-Scientist Fellowship Program.

Discoveries Issue 42 October 1, 2012

Article topics include the fourth-part series about the dog's bite and how it affects posture and balance, Supraspinatus Tendinopathy, Cleft Palate in the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, etc.

Discoveries Issue 41 July 1, 2012

Topics include: Part 3 of four series about inproper nail length can effect posture, Pythiosis, Updatee on Exercise-Induced Collapse and Border Collie Collapse, etc.

Discoveries 41 July 1, 2012

Article topics include Feet on the Ground, Pythiosis, and Update on Exercise-Induced Collapse and Border Collie Collapse

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