Breed Health Concerns/Research Interests


The AKC Canine Health Foundation polls the breed parent clubs and breed enthusiasts each year for their top health concerns/research interests. The results of the 2013 poll are listed below.  The breeds listed for a particular disease may be a source of samples for research studies.

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