AKC Canine Heath Foundation News

New Research into Spontaneously Occurring Cancer in Dogs Helping to Inform Human Disease September 24, 2015

AKC Canine Health Foundation, NIH, and others contribute funding to research linked to discovering new treatment options for lymphoma that may impact dogs and their human companions.

Veterinary Students, Canine Health Professionals Gather in St. Louis for Insight on Medical and Scientific Advances September 23, 2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization celebrating 20 years of preventing, treating, and curing diseases in all dogs, hosted a successful 2015 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference August 7-9 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Douglas Thamm, VMD, DACVIM Receives Asa Mays, DVM Award for Excellence in Canine Health Research August 11, 2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation is proud to announce that Douglas Thamm, VMD, DACVIM, Associate Professor of Oncology at the Colorado State University Animal Cancer Center is the recipient of the 2015 Asa Mays, DVM Award for Excellence in Canine Health Research.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Welcomes Diane Brown, DVM, PhD, DACVP as Chief Scientific Officer August 7, 2015

Dr. Diane Brown joins the AKC Canine Health Foundation as Chief Scientici Officer (CSO)

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces 2015 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference August 7-9 July 28, 2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation is pleased to announce it is hosting the 2015 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference August 7-9.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Partnering with VetVine to Present Educational Event May 27 May 5, 2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing, treating, and curing diseases in all dogs, is partnering with VetVine to present a free educational webinar on canine cancer Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m. EDT.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Marking Pet Cancer Awareness Month with Free Online Resources May 1, 2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing, treating, and curing diseases in all dogs is continuing to leverage the power of science and research by providing free online resources to mark Pet Cancer Awareness Month.

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Donates Over $229,000 to the AKC Canine Health Foundation April 15, 2015

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company continues its long-standing support of canine health with a donation of over $229,000 to the AKC Canine Health Foundation.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces 2015 Clinician-Scientist Fellows February 11, 2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation announcea the 2015 class of Clinician-Scientist Fellows. Six promising veterinary post docs and students were selected by their colleges of veterinary medicine and will receive support from the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) for their training and research efforts.

AKC Canine Health Foundation and Zoetis Award Grants for Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Disease in Dogs January 14, 2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), in partnership with Zoetis Inc., is pleased to announce the funding of two grants that will help accelerate novel, emerging technology in canine chronic kidney disease and heart disease.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Recognizes Six Organizations as Distinguished Research Partners December 11, 2014

The AKC Canine Health Foundation is pleased to honor six organizations as Distinguished Research Partners in canine health. These six organizations, collectively, have donated more than $3.3 million to CHF to help prevent, treat, and cure canine disease over the course of the past 20 years.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Presents Thomas A. Grabe with President’s Award at Canines & Cocktails Event December 3, 2014

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

AKC Canine Health Foundation Takes Aim at Periodontal Disease in Dogs November 12, 2014

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.

Ebola: Understanding Viral Transmission, Pathogenesis and Why the Dog is Part of the Conversation October 16, 2014

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 Commits $268,000 to Combat Epilepsy and Hypothyroidism in Dogs October 16, 2014

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

Dogs + Ebola: What Every Owner Needs to Know From the American Kennel Club and the AKC Canine Health Foundation October 14, 2014

Statement by the American Kennel Club and the AKC Canine Health Foundation: What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know About the Ebola Virus

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces Susan M. Lilly as New CEO September 10, 2014

Susan M. Lilly has been appointed the new CEO of the AKC Canine Health Foundation.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Launches Old Dogs Rule Campaign Focusing on Senior Dog Health and Wellness September 2, 2014

Throughout September and October the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) celebrates senior dogs with their Old Dogs Rule educational and fundraising campaign.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Funded Research Suggests Potential Health Benefits to Dogs When Spay and Neuter is Delayed July 29, 2014

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) continues to be on the cutting-edge of canine health research with the funding of Dr. Ben Hart’s landmark study which evaluates the health implications of early spay and neuter in dogs.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Researchers Receive Awards Recognizing Their Work in Veterinary Medicine July 8, 2014

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce that Dr. Lance Visser, DVM and Dr. Randolf Winter, DVM were recently recognized as 2014 ACVIM Resident Research Award Winners by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).

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