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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:

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Discoveries - the award-winning newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation, published quarterly.

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Canine Health Articles

Protecting Working Dogs and Canine Athletes from the Negative Effects of Hyperthermia April 28, 2021

CHF-funded investigators demonstrate a novel adaptation to physical exercise in dogs.

Investigating Diet-Related Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs – It’s Complicated April 9, 2021

Initial findings from the AKC Canine Health Foundation funded investigation into the apparent increase in diet-related dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs.

Gallbladder Mucocele Formation is Associated with Urinary Protein Loss March 31, 2021

CHF-funded investigators documented that urine protein loss was significantly higher in dogs with gallbladder mucoceles.

Promising Research on the Use of CBD to Treat Canine Cancer March 22, 2021

A CHF-funded study documents the anti-cancer effects of CBD alone and in combination with chemotherapy drugs.

Liquid Biopsy for Canine Histiocytic Sarcoma and Lymphoma March 16, 2021

Liquid biopsy through measurement of circulating tumor DNA in a blood sample shows promise in diagnosing canine cancers such as histiocytic sarcoma and multicentric lymphoma.

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 Canine Health Resources Available for Download (PDF)

The Quiet Ones May 6, 2021

Profile of Duane and Connie Butherus from the May 2021 issue of the Canine Chronicle.

Boxer Update - Spring 2021 - DNA Disease Testing March 30, 2021

Purina ProPlan Boxer Update (Spring 2021) - Boxer DNA Tests: An Understanding of Heart and Neurologic Diseases

Preserving a Bloodline - Smart Steps to Address Canine Pyometra March 23, 2021

Learn about medical and surgical management of canine pyometra. (Used with permission from Today’s Breeder, Nestlé Purina PetCare.)

Dog Update - Spring 2021 - Osteosarthritis March 11, 2021

Osteoarthritis in dogs benefits from early diagnosis and treatment.

Rottweiler Update - Spring 2021 - Hemangiosarcoma Research February 26, 2021

Purina ProPlan Rottweiler Update (Spring 2021) - Rottweilers may benefit from hemangiosarcoma research.

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 Success Stories

Meet Nancy Shaw December 15, 2020

Meet CHF Board member and French Bulldog breeder Nancy Shaw.

Ann Viklund - Dedicated to Animal Health November 19, 2020

Meet CHF Board member Ann Viklund.

Meet Steven Hamblin November 5, 2020

Meet CHF Board member Steven Hamblin.

Meet Dr. Wayne Jensen September 29, 2020

Meet CHF Board member Wayne Jensen, DVM, PhD, MBA

Giving Back to Creatures Great and Small August 27, 2020

A profile of CHF Board and Scientific Review Committee member, Rhoda Hovan.

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Discoveries

The award-winning print newsletter of the  AKC Canine Health Foundation. Providing in-depth information on canine health research and education.

Discoveries - Spring 2021 April 14, 2021

TIck-borne infections, personalized medicine for lymphoma, Purina Parent Club Partnership (PPCP) Program, and more

Discoveries - Winter 2021 January 13, 2021

Read about research related to treating skin allergies, CCL rupture, and more.

Discoveries - Fall 2020 October 14, 2020

Educational outreach, osteosarcoma research, and end of year giving opportunities.

Discoveries Summer 2020 July 15, 2020

Lymphoma & epilepsy research updates, theriogenology residents, and spotlight on the Golden Retriever Foundation.

Discoveries Spring 2020 April 15, 2020

Topics include investments in canine health resources and the Purina Parent Club Partnership Program.

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