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Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Supports Canine Health with $219,203 Donation to the AKC Canine Health Foundation

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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 that $219,203 has been donated by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company to support canine health through the Purina Parent Club Partnership (PPCP) Program. “Purina is proud to partner with the AKC [...]

March 30th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Veterinary Motion Analysis Lab Could Lead to Better Treatments for Small Animals, Orthopedic Procedures in Humans

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – Diagnosing and treating service dogs and companion animals with orthopedic injuries can be challenging for clinicians and owners. Often, observable limps or the occasional whine may be the only clues for veterinarians when assessing arthritis or soft tissue injuries in pets. Now, using cutting-edge technologies, veterinarians at the University of Missouri are revolutionizing the [...]

March 15th, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

National Parent Club Canine Health Conference – Registration Open!

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The National Parent Club Canine Health Conference, a biennial event, is hosted by the AKC Canine Health Foundation and generously sponsored by the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company. Veterinary student attendance is sponsored by the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals and the American Kennel Club. The event is held on August 11th through 13th at the Hyatt [...]

March 14th, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training,The Buzz | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation Awards First Research Grant Through the Comparative Brain Tumor Consortium with the National Cancer Institute

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The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent, treat and cure diseases in all dogs, is pleased to announce that it has awarded the first research grant through the Comparative Brain Tumor Consortium (CBTC). The CBTC was launched at the National Institutes of Health by a group of clinicians and [...]

February 28th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

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 »

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