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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
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) will present Thomas A. Grabe, publisher of The Canine Chronicle, with the 2014 President’s Award for his exceptional contribution to advancing canine health
Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition in adult dogs, and if left untreated could cause extreme gum damage, tooth loss and pain. By three years of age, most dogs have some evidence of periodontal disease and associated discomfort. In an effort to speed progress in prevention and effective treatment of canine periodontal disease, the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) has awarded two research grants to improve the oral health of dogs.
To better understand why dogs are part of the conversation surrounding Ebola a better understanding of the virus is necessary.
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces the funding of two grants for canine epilepsy and one grant for canine hypothyroidism. These grants, totaling over $268,000 in funding will ultimately equip veterinarians with more effective treatments and researchers with a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms that cause these diseases
Statement by the American Kennel Club and the AKC Canine Health Foundation: What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know About the Ebola Virus
The Dalmatian Club of America requirements for the Canine Health Information Center database and the benefits of participation.
The pros and cons of early spay and neuter of rottweilers.
Recent advances in canine genomics have made exploration of genetic mechanisms controlling breedspecific differences possible.
The discovery of the gene for Primary Lens Luxation and the resulting genetic test.
Genetic testing recommendations for Progressive Retinal Atrophy and what the results mean to breeders.
The print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation
Article topics include Hemangiosarcoma, Focus on Canine Cancer, The Flexible Neck, and Cerebellar Ataxia (CA) in the Italian Spinone.
Include articles on Intervertebral disk disease (IVDD), Posture in your dog and why we should care, and Musladin-Leuke Syndrome in the Beagle.
Includes Articles on Blastomycosis, Acupuncture for Dogs, Congenital Hypothyroidism with Goiter in Toy Fox Terrier and Rat Terrier, and Terence E. Block receives President's Award.
Article topics include Blastomycosis, Acupuncture for Dogs and Congenital Hypothyroidism with Goiter in the Toy Fox Terrier and Rat Terrier.
Article topics include Atopic Dermatitis and Pyruvate Dehyrogenase Phosphate 1 (PDP1) Deficiency.
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and our corporate alliance, Zoetis, are pleased to bring you another installment in a podcast series devoted to canine reproduction education for pet owners, breeders, and veterinarians.
In this podcast we discuss whelping and dystocia with Dr. Cindy O’Connor of Slade Veterinary Hospital in Framingham, MA. Dr. O’Connor received her DVM from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York. After her internship, she pursued specialty training in the area of veterinary medical genetics, pediatrics, and reproduction at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine and became a board certified specialist in veterinary reproduction.