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Improving the Diagnosis of Immune Thrombocytopenia in Dogs June 1, 2024

Laboratory test results and clinical findings can help differentiate primary from secondary immune thrombocytopenia cases.

Ripples in the Water - Chlorination and Cancer Risk in Dogs May 15, 2024

Owners of dog breeds at high risk for bladder cancer should limit their dog’s access to chlorinated swimming pools and install water filtration units to remove chlorination byproducts from the dog’s drinking water.

Breeding Away from Epilepsy in the Belgian Tervuren May 1, 2024

CHF-funded investigators studied if the prevalence of idiopathic epilepsy in Belgian Tervurens has decreased following the discovery of genetic mutations that influence disease risk in this breed.

The Heart of the Matter: Heartworm Disease in Dogs April 24, 2024

More than 100,000 dogs test positive for heartworm infection every year in the United States. CHF-funded scientists are studying better ways to prevent and treat this deadly disease.

Progress Treating Parvo April 10, 2024

Recent advances in canine health research are making real progress in our ability to treat parvo.

Poison Prevention for Pets March 19, 2024

Review tips to keep your pets safe this Poison Prevention Awareness Month.

Evidence for the Use of CBD to Treat Canine Idiopathic Epilepsy March 13, 2024

While taking CBD oil, dogs experienced fewer days in which they had a seizure compared to the period during which they took placebo oil.

Health Research Benefits BOTH Ends of the Leash January 25, 2024

Research to understand dog health may also benefit people at the other end of the leash.

New Researchers Tackle New Strategies for Canine Bone Cancer January 22, 2024

CHF and its donors know that bold new strategies and attracting bright minds into canine health research are needed to continue the fight against cancer and many other diseases affecting our beloved dogs.

New Treatment Strategies for Canine Mammary Tumors October 16, 2023

Updated October 2023 - New imaging techniques and a better understanding of the tumor microenvironment show promise to improve outcomes for dogs with mammary cancer.

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