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
Hyperthermia in Dogs: Fast Facts April 20, 2015
Hyperthermia, or overheating, is when the body temperature significantly exceeds the accepted normal temperature range of a healthy dog. Learn more about keeping your dog safe.
Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) April 16, 2015
Current recommendations from experts in the field regarding the canine influenza virus (CIV) and how to best protect your dog.
Sporting Dog Health February 3, 2015
Learn more about keeping your dog safe in the field.
Addressing Anesthesia Concerns in Senior Dogs October 14, 2014
Senior dogs are more sensitive to anesthesia. These helpful tips provide information for a safe procedure.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) October 7, 2014
Learn more about how you can support research to help dogs diagnosed with IBD.
A list of signs to help recognize hypothyroidism and the tests used to diagnose the disease.
Cocker Spaniel breeders have collected samples from families of dogs that will aid researchers studying epilepsy.
The myostatin (MSTN) gene mutation that causes double muscling of whippets and the genetic test that is now available.
Translation Medicine June 1, 2008
This article explains what translation medicine is and how this approach can help the medical and scientific communities better understand diseases common to the dog and human.
Researchers Study Genetic Basis of Canine Cancer June 1, 2008
An overview of canine cancer research being done by leaders in the field, Dr. Matthew Breen and Dr. Jaime Modiano. They are specifically investigating the genetics of cancer.
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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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