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Morris Animal Foundation Announces Call for Golden Retriever Lifetime Study Special Call Research Proposals

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To help dogs everywhere live longer, healthier lives, Morris Animal Foundation is now accepting proposals for Golden Retriever Lifetime Study collaborative projects. These projects will contribute to the understanding of nutritional, environmental, lifestyle and genetic risk factors for cancer and other diseases in dogs. Grant applications are due by Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. This special call is for access to [...]

January 14th, 2019 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Researchers Pioneer Use of New Technique to Treat Life-Threatening Heart Arrhythmias in Dogs


Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers have developed a new treatment for dogs with a rare, but life-threatening, arrhythmia caused by atrioventricular accessory pathways (APs). The minimally invasive technique, which uses radiofrequencies, is modified from a human cardiology procedure and has a more than 95 percent success rate in treating dogs with this type of arrhythmia. The [...]

December 4th, 2018 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation Names 2019 Clinician-Scientist Fellows

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The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of AKC Canine Health Foundation Clinician-Scientist Fellowships. Established in 2013, CHF’s Clinician-Scientist Fellowship Program encourages and supports the next generation of canine health researchers to sustain future advancements for the health of dogs. The 2019 Fellows are: 1) Ana Costa, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM is [...]

November 15th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

PennVet: Sniffing For Science

Penn Vet Sniffing For Science

PennVet Press Release By Katherine Unger Baillie Bonnie, a sleek border collie mix, is practically vibrating with excitement. After getting a signal to start her search, her owners release her. She bounds, snuffling and wriggling, to a stainless-steel wheel, roughly 4 feet in diameter, with 12 numbered ports along its edge. Upon locating her target, she [...]

November 14th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training,The Buzz | Read More »

Canine Health Foundation & VetVine Present Free Webinar: Understanding Steroid Responsive Meningitis-Arteritis and Other Inflammatory Neurological Disorders in Dogs

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Sponsored by the AKC Canine Health Foundation and presented by VetVine, Canine Health Bytes is a free webinar series that offers practical advice on common health concerns as well as information on cutting-edge research to benefit all dogs. Tonight’s webinar will provide an initial overview of inflammatory conditions of the central nervous system of dogs, and [...]

November 14th, 2018 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

UC Davis Veterinary Orthopedic Surgeons Regrow Dog’s Leg Bone


A UC Davis veterinary patient is being described as a miracle by her owner. When Ethel, a 2-year-old Yorkshire terrier, was rescued by MaryAnn Lawson, the rambunctious pup was in a cast for a broken leg. Unfortunately, two previous surgeries failed to properly heal her broken right ulna and radius (equivalent to both bones in [...]

November 13th, 2018 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

AVMA Celebrates National Veterinary Technician Week


During National Veterinary Technician Week, October 14-20, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) celebrates the important work of these integral members of the veterinary health care team. The week-long event, created by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), seeks to elevate public awareness of the importance of the entire veterinary team. This year’s [...]

October 18th, 2018 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

PennVet: Cutting-Edge Science Moves To The Clinic To Help ‘Our Furry Friends’ Fight Cancer


PennVet Press Release by Katherine Unger Baillie Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine has long been a scientific and clinical powerhouse. But the launch of an initiative last year is further bolstering those strengths in the areas of cancer research and care. “Our idea with the Penn Vet Cancer Center is not only to make sure that we are [...]

October 10th, 2018 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Virginia Tech: Veterinary College Receives Fellowship Grant to Fund Advanced Training Program in Reproduction

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The American Kennel Club (AKC), the AKC Canine Health Foundation, and the Theriogenology Foundation have awarded a $100,000 grant to the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech for a three-year companion animal theriogenology residency program. The college is one of two U.S. veterinary colleges with renowned expertise in genetics to receive the competitive grant this [...]

September 25th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

FDA Alerts Pet Owners and Veterinarians About Potential for Neurologic Adverse Events Associated with Certain Flea and Tick Products


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinarians to be aware of the potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and cats when treated with drugs that are in the isoxazoline class. Since these products have obtained their respective FDA approvals, data received by the agency as part of its routine [...]

September 24th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »


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