Articles & Newsletters
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:
Discoveries - the award-winning newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation, published quarterly.
HealthE-Barks - view the archives of our e-Newsletter
AKC Canine Health Foundation to Recognize Leaders in Canine Health at Canines & Cocktails Gala November 17, 2017
AKC Canine Health Foundation to Recognize Leaders in Canine Health at Canines & Cocktails Gala
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
The breakthrough discovery of the gene mutation that causes arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) in Boxers and the genetic test now available to breeders. ARVC is a heart disease that can cause sudden death without any warning.
What dog owners can do for dogs with some types of eye disease.
Recent advances in canine genomics have made exploration of genetic mechanisms controlling breedspecific differences possible.
Researchers Seek Genetic Marker for Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease January 1, 2010
The research being done on Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease as well as the surgical options for the disease.
Bulldog breeders are encouraged to health test and register results with the Canine Health Information Center (CHIC).
The award-winning print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Providing in-depth information on canine health research and education.
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.
Discoveries Issue 32 April 1, 2010
Article topics include vaccines and vaccination protocols, bone cancer and the genetic test for cataracts in the Boston Terrier.
Discoveries Issue 31 January 1, 2010
Article topics include influenza, the 7th Biennial National Parent Club Canine Health Conference and more.
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