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-Funded Research Impacts Veterinary Care December 6, 2018
Read about the work of CHF-funded researcher, Dr. Ed Breitschwerdt, and how this infectious disease research is impacting veterinary care.
AKC Canine Health Foundation Recognizes 2018 Leaders in Canine Health November 19, 2018
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces the recipients of their 2018 awards, recognizing leaders in canine health.
AKC Canine Health Foundation Names 2019 Clinician-Scientist Fellows November 15, 2018
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of AKC Canine Health Foundation Clinician-Scientist Fellowships.
Breeding Soundness Examination of the Bitch November 15, 2018
Summary of an article written by AKC/AKC Canine Health Foundation/Theriogenology Foundation Theriogenology Residency recipient Dr. Carla Barstow on breeding soundness examination of the bitch.
Collaborating on the Greatest Needs in Canine Health November 1, 2018
Read the story of Robette Johns, a Collie-lover, breeder, and AKC judge, and her journey of collaboration with the AKC Canine Health Foundation.
What dog owners can do for dogs with some types of eye disease.
A description of patellar luxation and the available health tests for the orthopedic disease.
The Dalmatian Club of America requirements for the Canine Health Information Center database and the benefits of participation.
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.
The pros and cons of early spay and neuter of rottweilers.
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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