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The AKC Canine Health Foundation Launches Matched-Funding Initiative to Better Understand and Treat Epilepsy in Dogs

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The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent, treat and cure diseases in all dogs, announces a new Initiative to advance research into canine epilepsy. The goal of the Initiative is to provide funds to support innovative research that will advance understanding of the mechanisms underlying epilepsy, leading to [...]

February 9th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Greenies Brand Targets Pet Dental Health Month To Educate Dog-Owners On Canine Oral Care

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American dogs everywhere are suffering. No, it’s not non-organic dog beds, cancelled K9 spa retreats or shamefully sheer shaves at the groomers. American dogs are affected by “Anglo-canine-asitis”i. Or more simply, a lapse in oral hygiene. Periodontal disease is currently the number one diagnosed disease in pets1. The GREENIES™ Brand has released a cheeky new [...]

January 31st, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

The AKC Canine Health Foundation Meets Year I Fundraising Goal for Tick-Borne Disease Initiative; Launches Year II to Continue Progress in Research

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The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent, treat and cure diseases in all dogs, is pleased to announce it has met the Year I fundraising goal of $250,000 for its Tick-Borne Disease Initiative, launched in February 2016. Funds raised were matched dollar-for-dollar by the American Kennel Club. Building [...]

January 30th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation, Orthopedic Foundation for Animals and The International Partnership for Dogs Announce the “Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs” Initiative

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The ever-increasing emergence of new canine DNA tests and testing laboratories has made choosing quality DNA testing providers and the right DNA tests for health and breeding decisions increasingly challenging for many owners, breeders and veterinarians. Working with a wide-spectrum of stakeholders in dog health, the International Partnership for Dogs (IPFD) “Harmonization of Genetic Testing [...]

January 19th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Small Companion Animal First Aid Kits Introduced

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From the company that brought a full line of equine first aid kits to the horse industry fourteen years ago, comes a new line of companion animal pet first aid kits.  EquiMedic USA, Inc., the world leader in equine first aid, has developed two sizes of small pet first aid kits under the name, PetMedic USA, Inc. [...]

January 18th, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

PennVet Breeder’s Excellence Seminar

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It is my pleasure to inform and invite you to attend the annual PennVet Breeder’s Excellence Seminar, taking place at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine on Saturday March 4th. We have expanded this year’s seminar to include not only Veterinary CE credits, but also AKC Bred with H.E.A.R.T. CE credits! The topics [...]

January 16th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Researchers Using Innovative Blood Testing in Cancer Detection in Dogs

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By Mitch Emmons Much of medical science derived for human treatment programs is based on earlier research involving animal models. A team of scientists at the College of Veterinary Medicine has received a grant to support studies applying human medical knowledge to dogs in the detection of breast cancer. Dr. Eric Fish, a clinical lecturer [...]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Cold Weather Tips For Pet Owners

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Don’t let Frisky freeze! Dr. Brian Collins, section chief of community practice service at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine has some important advice for animal owners during the chilly winter months: “Pet-proof the storage and disposal of wintertime hazards. The active ingredient in most brands of antifreeze is ethylene glycol, [...]

January 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Bisphenol A in Canned Dog Food May Increase BPA Concentrations in Pets

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – Bisphenol A (BPA) is a widely used industrial chemical found in many household items, including resins used to line metal storage containers, such as food cans. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that short-term feeding of canned dog food resulted in a significant increase of BPA in dogs. Scientists believe that [...]

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation Receives More Than $35,000 Donation From Purina to Fund Canine Disease Research

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The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent, treat and cure disease in all dogs, will continue to invest in key canine health research initiatives thanks to a more than $35,000 donation from Purina® and thousands of pet owners across the nation. The contribution was a result of 35,446 [...]

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

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