Studying Potential Treatments for Degenerative Myelopathy May 25, 2023
A recently awarded grant from the AKC Canine Health Foundation will help investigators study the drug riluzole as a potential treatment for dogs with DM.
Sniffing Out Strategies to Control Chagas Disease April 18, 2023
CHF-funded investigators at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine have been working to better understand Chagas disease in dogs.
The Canine Immune Response to Valley Fever March 20, 2023
CHF-funded investigators identified an immune response specific to Coccidioides (Valley Fever) infection in dogs. This information will help with disease prognosis, treatment, and prevention.
Exploring Genetic Causes of Glaucoma in the American Cocker Spaniel February 7, 2023
Investigators identified a region on chromosome 10 that is implicated in the development of glaucoma in the American Cocker Spaniel.
Complex Genetics Underlie Deafness in the Dalmatian January 19, 2023
The genetics of congenital deafness in the Dalmatian are complex, but investigators have identified genetic markers associated with the condition to help breeders plan mating pairs with a decreased risk of producing deaf offspring.
New Treatment for Urinary Incontinence December 12, 2022
Regenerative medicine is an option to treat urinary incontinence in female dogs
Progress Continues in the Development of a New Treatment for Canine Bone Cancer November 14, 2022
Histotripsy appears to be a well-tolerated and effective treatment for canine bone cancer.
Epigenetic Biomarkers of B Cell Lymphoma October 31, 2022
Cancerous canine B cells show a distinct increase in overall methylation compared to normal canine B cells.
The Low Down on the Wipe Down for Working Dogs September 15, 2022
Commonly used veterinary cleansers are just as effective as FEMA recommended dish soap at removing a simulated contaminant from working dog coats, plus they provide the added benefit of antimicrobial activity.
The Genetics of Idiopathic Epilepsy in the Belgian Sheepdog and Belgian Tervuren September 1, 2022
Investigators have identified two genetic mutations that influence the development of idiopathic epilepsy in the Belgian Sheepdog and Belgian Tervuren.
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