Stay informed of the latest progress in canine health research.
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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
Learn more about how you can support research to help dogs diagnosed with IBD.
Learn more about how your donation can help find better treatments for canine hemangiosarcoma and increase survival rates for our beloved dogs.
Learn more about the joy a senior dog can provide a family.
Senior dogs whose owners closely monitor their weight and keep them active and properly conditioned are shining examples of how growing older can be a healthy progression of life.
Susan M. Lilly has been appointed the new CEO of the AKC Canine Health Foundation.
Overview of the Canine Influenza Virus, symptoms, how to stop and outbreak and the new preventative vaccine for the disease.
An update about ongoing clinical trials using stem cell transplantation therapy in dogs with Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
Summary of the research being done on megaesophagus, a condition where the esophagus fails to function correctly.
Epilepsy research involving over 100 breeds of dogs. Tips for managing seizures and treatment options are also included.
The new genetic test available for Exercise Induced Collapse and how it can help breeders prevent the condition.
The print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation
Article topics include vaccines and vaccination protocols, bone cancer and the genetic test for cataracts in the Boston Terrier.
Article topics include influenza, the 7th Biennial National Parent Club Canine Health Conference and more.
Article topics include patella luxation, canine lymphoma, Meet the Breeds and more.
Article topics include hip dysplasia, ground-breaking for the Purina Event Center, the mysteries of thyroid disease and more.
Article topics include epilepsy, hemangiosarcoma, and the genetic test for hereditary cataracts in the Australian Shepherd.
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.