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 biannually.
HealthE-Barks - view the archives of our e-Newsletter (published six times per year.)
Collaboration Advances Canine Reproductive Health May 19, 2016
The American Kennel Club, the AKC Canine Health Foundation and the Theriogenology Foundation have teamed up to support training the next generation in the field of small animal theriogenology.
In Memoriam: Monique Arrington May 19, 2016
Monique Arrington, a 17+ year staff member of the American Kennel Club (AKC), is remembered with a gift to CHF from the Sooner State Kennel Club.
Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion in Dogs May 10, 2016
Learn more about hyperthermia and heat stoke in dogs and how to keep your four-legged friends safe.
AKC Canine Health Foundation Awards Six New Grants to Study Epilepsy and Reproductive Diseases in Dogs May 9, 2016
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces six new grants awarded in the areas of canine epilepsy and canine reproductive disease.
AKC Canine Health Foundation Marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month with Free Online Resources May 4, 2016
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month by providing free educational resources and research updates on canine cancer to dog lovers throughout the world.
The differences in genetic diseases depending on the size variety of the poodle breed.
The types of canine brain tumors, research being done to find new therapies and the similarities to human brain tumors.
Common Household Toxins April 4, 2009
Slides from a presentation about common house hold toxins and their effect on dogs given by John Tegzes of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Western University of Health Science.
DNA Collection: Avoiding Sample Fatigue March 1, 2009
This article is about developing a better understanding of DNA, its uses, and knowing what questions to ask when asked to contribute samples to avoid sample fatigue.
Ultra Canine Athletes Adapt Rapidly to Ongoing Intense Exercise February 1, 2009
The results of Dr. Michael Davis' research on sled dogs.
The award-winning print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Providing in-depth information on canine health research and education.
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