Articles & Newsletters
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 award-winning newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation, published quarterly.
e-Newsletter - view the archives of our e-Newsletter
CHF-funded investigators describe several genetic mutations that contribute to the risk of Addison's Disease in the Bearded Collie.
Addressing the Behavioral Changes of Canine Epilepsy January 5, 2021
While exploring potential new treatments for canine epilepsy, CHF-funded investigators at the Royal Veterinary College are also analyzing the important behavioral changes that accompany this disease.
Searching for the Genetic Basis of Bloat December 21, 2020
CHF-funded investigators at Tufts University are examining the genetic and metabolic factors associated with bloat to understand the true cause of this disease.
Vision Loss in Golden Retriever Pigmentary Uveitis December 11, 2020
CHF-funded investigators studied Golden Retrievers affected with pigmentary uveitis over time to determine the incidence of vision loss, the risk factors for developing glaucoma, and the effect of treatment on disease progression
Development of Cognitive Traits in Dogs December 7, 2020
CHF-funded research suggests that canine cognitive traits develop relatively early in life and are stable over time.
Bartonella - the Major Threat You've Never Heard Of December 28, 2020
This “stealth” bacteria is an emerging danger to your dog - and you. It also may be linked to the common canine cancer, hemangiosarcoma.
AKC CHF Celebrates 25 Years December 4, 2020
A celebration of 25 years of advancing canine health in this issue of Purina ProPlan Today's Breeder.
German Shepherd Dog Update - Fall 2020 - Osteosarcoma Research Focuses on Extending Life November 10, 2020
CHF-funded research on the immune response and immunotherapy for canine osteosarcoma.
Great Dane Update - Fall 2020 - Subfertility in Stud Dogs October 27, 2020
Purina ProPlan Great Dane Update (Fall 2020) - CHF-funded investigators are examining the complex nature of canine fertility.
39 & Me October 23, 2020
A practical look at the Review of the Current State of Genetic Testing from a breeder's perspective. Courtesy of The Canine Chronicle - October 2020 issue.
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.
The award-winning print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Providing in-depth information on canine health research and education.
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.
Discoveries Winter 2020 January 30, 2020
Topics include our 25th anniversary and new Clinician-Scientist Fellows.
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