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
Even with aggressive therapy, the median survival time for canine melanoma is less than one year. Learn how your support is making a difference.
Tangible Outcomes in Canine Oncology Research May 19, 2015
Read more about the CHF-funded grants that show real progress in the understanding and treatment of canine cancer.
Advances in Canine Cancer: Lymphoma May 12, 2015
Lymphoma accounts for approximately 20% of all canine cancer. Learn more about the current state of canine lymphoma research and how your donation to CHF can make an impact in the care and management of this disease.
Cancer in the Dog May 7, 2015
Learn about the most common canine cancers, symptoms, and how your support of canine cancer research gives hope for a cure.
Reevaluating the Nature of Hemangiosarcoma April 24, 2015
Hemangiosarcoma is a type of cancer that is quite common in dogs. It is aggressive and deadly; more than 50% of dogs with hemangiosarcoma die within four to six months of diagnosis. But thanks to you, two exciting, new studies from researchers at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities have begun to shed new light on where these tumors come from and how they grow.
Ultra Canine Athletes Adapt Rapidly to Ongoing Intense Exercise February 1, 2009
The results of Dr. Michael Davis' research on sled dogs.
The AKC Canine Health Foundation Process of Obtaining, Reviewing and Selecting Grants December 1, 2008
This article is about the AKC Canine Health Foundation's grant process and how the Foundation finds the highest quality grants that will benefit canines and ultimately humans.
The Challenge of Canadian Rye and Other "Mean Seeds" September 1, 2008
Sadly, in recent years, the Springer Spaniel Field Trial world has become more aware of illnesses befalling some of our dogs - sometimes fatally - due to infections attributable to barbed grass awns.
This article is about the increasing prevalence of canine brucellosis, how to recognize it and testing needed in order to prevent further spread of this silent and serious disease.
Canine Melanoma Vaccine Shows Promising Results June 1, 2008
How the canine melanoma vaccine works and how it is helping to increase the lifespan of dogs diagnosed with melanoma.
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The award-winning print newsletter of the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Providing in-depth information on canine health research and education.
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