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
How a diet specially formulated for older dogs can positively impact their cognitive function.
Canine Hemangiosarcoma Research October 7, 2014
Learn more about how your donation can help find better treatments for canine hemangiosarcoma and increase survival rates for our beloved dogs.
Proper Conditioning Helps Active Older Dogs Stay Healthy & Well September 16, 2014
Senior dogs whose owners closely monitor their weight and keep them active and properly conditioned are shining examples of how growing older can be a healthy progression of life.
Optimal Nutrition for Senior Dogs Starts with Avoiding Obesity September 9, 2014
From a dietary perspective, preventing obesity is the most important thing an owner can do to promote a dog’s health and well-being.
Old Dogs Rule: Senior Dog 101 September 2, 2014
Learn more about the unique health care needs of senior dogs.
The signs of perianal fistula, research on the disease and advice for disease management.
Canine Phenome Project Enhances Genetic Testing June 1, 2008
The Canine Phenome Project at the University of Missouri, the benefits, and the participation by Dalmatian owners.
Research being done to uncover the genetic cause of the skin disease Lupoid Dermatosis in German Shorthaired Pointers.
Breed Health Survey Aims to Identify Key Concerns June 1, 2008
The Labrador Retriever Club's Health Survey, the survey questions and the goals of the survey.
The importance of testing standard poodles for Atrial Septal Defect.
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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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