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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:
Discoveries - the print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation
HealthE-Barks - view the archives of our e-Newsletter
Recently Dr. Nancy Kay saw two cases of pneumothorax in her practice. Recognizing the condition is key to dogs recover from this condition most often caused by a trauma.
Researchers more than ever are adhering to the concept of One Medicine put forth by the physician Rudolf Virchow (1821-1903), who wrote: "Between animal and man there is no dividing line---nor should there be. The object is different but the experience obtained constitutes the basis of all medicine."
Animal Cancer Care and Research (ACCR) members from the University of Minnesota were key participants in a recently completed clinical trial testing a gene therapy approach to treat canine osteosarcoma.
Personalized medicine involves tailoring cancer treatment and prevention to the specific molecular nature of the individual and their cancer. The hope is that targeted therapies will be more effective with less risk for the patient than traditional treatments.
Ear problems can cause a great deal of discomfort for dogs. So let's get to the bottom of the problem to understand what you can do to help your dog.
This article is about how to properly diagnose and treat canine influenza and where the latest updates can be found.
This article shares an understanding of cloning. It also describes how stem cells can be cloned and have the ability to differentiate into other cell types.
Summaries of the presentations made at the 2005 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference.
Slides to accompany the presentation summaries for the 2005 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference.
Presenation summaries from the 2005 Tufts Canine and Feline Breeding and Genetics Conference.
The print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation
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In this podcast we bring you an interview with Dr. Tim O’Brien, professor of veterinary anatomic pathology at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. O’Brien was funded by CHF to establish a laboratory-based system for understanding cancer stem cell development.
This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust.