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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
Part 3 in a four-part Series on Posture: Our brains, and those of our highly intelligent companion animals, are hard wired to interpret critical information through the soles of our feet, and the sensory nerves in our leg joints, tendons and muscles.
Sometimes referred to as "swamp cancer", Pyrhiosis is a relatively rare, but emerging infectious disease of domestic animals that is derived from an algae-like fungi that enters the body through the nose/ sinuses, esophagus or broken skin through contact with water.
In 2008, CHF reported on the ground-breaking discovery of the genetic mutation associated with exercised-induced collapse in the Labrador Retriever and since then, thousands of dogs have been tested for the mutation using blood samples submitted to the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
The highly anticipated 6th International Conference on “Advances in Canine and Feline Genomics and Inherited Diseases” was held in Visby, Sweden from March 28-June 1 2012. CHF staff Dr. Terry Warren and Dr. Shila Nordone attended the conference.
Pfizer Animal Health continues its support of the AKC Canine Health Foundation.
The symptoms, tests and breeding considerations for hypothyroidism.
The differences in genetic diseases depending on the size variety of the poodle breed.
The sugerical options available for cruciate ligament ruptures and the research being done to find alternative medical treatments and the causes of the condition.
The types of canine brain tumors, research being done to find new therapies and the similarities to human brain tumors.
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.
The print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation
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.