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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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Canine Health Articles

BIS, BISS GCH Yarrow Hi-Tech Drills N' Thrills November 1, 2017

Meet Fiona. She is our featured dog for the month of November in the 2017 Champions for Canine Health Calendar.

Leptospirosis Information for Dog Owners November 1, 2017

Learn more about this infectious disease

GCH Monamour JP First Kiss October 1, 2017

Meet Frosty. He is our featured dog for the month of October in the 2017 Champions for Canine Health Calendar.

The American Kennel Club Names 2017 Breeder Of The Year Group Honorees September 28, 2017

AKC Canine Health Foundation Board Member, Tina Truesdale, Honored as 2017 AKC Breeder of the Year in Working Group

CHF Announces Funding for Clinical Trial to Study Cannabidiol to Treat Drug Resistant Epilepsy in Dogs September 6, 2017

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces Funding for Clinical Trial to Study Cannabidiol to Treat Drug Resistant Epilepsy in Dogs

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Breeders Are Encouraged to Health Test for Patellar Luxation April 1, 2010

A description of patellar luxation and the available health tests for the orthopedic disease.

Getting Smart About Cancer: How to Achieve an Accurate Diagnosis April 1, 2010

How cancer is diagnosed and what a dog owner can expect if you find a lump on your dog.

Parent Club Urges Participation in CHIC Blood Draw Clinics April 1, 2010

The Dalmatian Club of America requirements for the Canine Health Information Center database and the benefits of participation.

Weighing In on the Risks & Benefits of Early Sterilization in Rottweilers April 1, 2010

The pros and cons of early spay and neuter of rottweilers.

Poodle Breeders Are Instrumental in Advancing Epilepsy Research April 1, 2010

The story of how poodle breeders have helped to advance canine epilepsy research.

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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 37 July 1, 2011

Article topics include Atopic Dermatitis and Pyruvate Dehyrogenase Phosphate 1 (PDP1) Deficiency.

Discoveries Issue 36 April 1, 2011

Article topics include dangerous mushrooms for canines, noise phobia, the "mean seeds" study, hereditary cataract in French Bulldogs and remembering Stephanie Katz BC-DMT.

Discoveries Issue 35 January 1, 2011

Article topics include Major Histocompatibility Complex and Autoimmune Disease, Pug Dog Encephalitis, the 2010 President's award winners: Dr. Bill and Tina Truesdale and more

Discoveries Issue 34 November 1, 2010

Article topics include autosomal recessive centronuclear myopathy in the Labrador Retriever and transitional cell carcinoma.

Discoveries Issue 33 July 1, 2010

Article topics include gastric carcinoma research, canine travel tips, hyperuricosuria and more.

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