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Issue 22: July 2014
Topics include steps to prevent dehydration and overheating, regenerative medicine grant, and a novel diagnostic test for histoplasmosis.
Issue 21: May 2014
Topics include Pet Cancer Awareness Month
Issue 20: March 2014
Topics include epilepsy awareness, how dogs acquire knowledge, canine hypertension and more.
Issue 19: January 2014
Topics include customized medicine, 4-star Charity Navigator rating, early scent introduction and more.
Issue 18: November 2013
Topics include bloat grants funded, persistence in research, and eye health.
Issue 17: September 2013
Topics include supporting research outside of your breed, stopping drug resistant bacteria, and emergency preparedness.
Issue 16: July 2013
Topics include pet travel safety, Bloat Initiative update, motion sickness in dogs and more.
Issue 15: May 2013
Topics include Pet Cancer Awareness Month and more.
Issue 14: March 2013
Topics include various health concerns of the canine athlete.
Issue 13: January 2013
Topics include Bloat, IMHA, Ear Health and more.
Issue 12: November 2012
Topics include the Clinician-Scientist Fellowship Program, Holiday Safety, Gum Disease and more.
Issue 11: September 2012
Topics include Pythiosis, New Eye Registry and Database, Planned Giving and more.
Issue 10: July 2012
Topics include Laser Therapy for Dogs, Cruciate Ligament Rupture Research and the Canine Athlete Initiative
Issue 9: May 2012
Topics include Metronomic Chemotherapy, Locating Clinical Trials and Mast Cell Tumors.
Issue 7: January 2012
Topics include Pancreatitis, Improving Cataract Surgery Outcomes, and Dehydration and Overheating in dogs.
Issue 5: September 2011
Topics include Lens Luxation in Terriers, Osteosarcoma Research, Canine Arthritis and upcoming events.
Issue 4: July 2011
Topics include Hereditary Cataract, Lymphoma Research and Determining When to Spay or Neuter.
Issue 3: May 2011
Topics include Immunonutrition, Grass Awn Migration Disease, Osteosarcoma Research and recent genetic discoveries.
Issue 2: March 2011
Topics include Transitional Cell Carcinoma, Vaccination Protocols and Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CrCL) Deficiency.
Issue 1: January 2011
Topics include Noise Phobia, Subaortic Stenosis and Canine Allergies.
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and our corporate alliance, Zoetis, are pleased to bring you the sixth installment in a podcast series devoted to canine reproduction education for pet owners, breeders, and veterinarians.
In this podcast we will be speaking with Dr. Scarlette Gotwals, of Country Companion Animal Hospital in Morgantown, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gotwals received her DVM from The Ohio State University in 1983. She has a special interest in canine reproduction and has been involved with canine reproduction and semen cryopreservation for 21 years. She is a nationally recognized authority in these areas and serves as a consultant to veterinarians through the Veterinarian Information Network. Dr. Gotwals is a consultant for the Canine Reproduction Division of Zoetis. In this podcast she will be discussing ovulation timing in the bitch as well as ways breeders can use data from heat cycles and whelping dates to understand more about ovulation timing.