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The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to offer you educational podcasts and videos about canine health. 

The HealthE-Barks Podcast Series

The HealthE-Barks podcast series features a wide variety of canine health topics.  The podcasts feature lectures from our highly successful Breeders' Symposia, in-depth discussions by CHF funded researchers and interviews with other canine health experts.  The podcasts are released every two weeks and are also available at Apple's iTunes® store.  View the complete list of podcasts and search by topic or speaker.

The HealthE-Barks Webinar Series & Videos

Watch short videos about the AKC Canine Health Foundation and our success.  Videos include lectures from past Breeders' Symposia and National Parent Club Canine Health Conferences.  View the complete list of videos and search by topic or speaker.


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Syringomyelia (SM) in the Brussels Griffon

12/19/2013

In this podcast we bring you a research updatewith Dr. Simon Platt of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Platt received his veterinary degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 1992, he completed a residency in neurology and neurosurgery in 1998 at the University of Florida, and afterward spent two years as an assistant professor of Neurology at the University of Georgia. In 2000, Dr. Platt returned to the UK where he was Head of the Neurology/Neurosurgery service at the Animal Health Trust until 2006. Since then he has been an associate professor and then professor in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia. Dr. Platt discusses his CHF-funded research on Syringomyelia, or SM for short, entitled “Syringomyelia in the Brussels Griffon: magnetic resonance imaging finding, clinicopathology and prevalence.”

This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust.

The Comprehensive Approach to Spinal Cord Injury in Dogs

12/05/2013

In this podcast we hear from Dr. Natasha Olby, Professor of Neurology at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Olby received her veterinary degree and PhD from the University of Cambridge and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine with a specialty in small animal neurology and neurosurgery. Dr. Olby recently received funding from CHF to develop a novel regenerative medicine treatment for spinal cord injury in dogs, and today we will discuss the innovative, comprehensive approach she is taking to address the needs of these injured patients.

This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust.

Veteran's Day Special: Update on the PennVet Working Dog Center

11/07/2013

In this podcast we hear from Dr. Cindy Otto, Associate Professor of Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Otto is the director and founder of the PennVet Working Dog Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her current research interests are focused on the health, genetics, and behavioral aspects of performance in detection dogs. Funded by CHF, Dr. Otto began following the health and behavior of search dogs following the 9/11 response, and opened the PennVet working dog center on Sept 11, 2012. In this podcast, Dr. Otto provides an update on the center, why there is a critical need for such a center in the United States, and what a day in the life of a working dog is like at the center. Dr. Otto also provides a brief recap of the very successful PennVet working dog conference held in April of this year, as well as information on the field of behavioral training as it applies to both working and pet dogs.

This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust.

Bloat Grants Awarded

10/03/2013

In this video learn about the grants awarded by the AKC Canine Health Foundation as part of the Bloat Initiative.

To watch this video in full screen mode press the Vimeo logo below the video.

Bloat: What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know

09/19/2013

In this webinar, Dr. Elizabeth Rozanski explains what every dog owner needs to know about gastric dilatation-volvulus, or bloat. She will present the signs and treatment options for bloat along with current options for prevention.

Dr. Elizabeth Rozanski is a board-certified specialist in emergency medicine and critical care and professor at the Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Rozanski graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992, completed an internship at the University of Minnesota, and then a residency in emergency and critical care at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Since 1996, she has worked at Tufts Veterinary School, where she directs the critical care service.

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