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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 »

AKC Offers Test That Gives Dog Owners and Breeders the Power of Early Cancer Detection

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New York, NY – The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the leading advocate for canine health, is making available a groundbreaking new health test for canine bladder cancer detection, the CADETSM BRAF Mutation Detection Assay, in The AKC® Shop. Created by Sentinel Biomedical, the CADETSM BRAF Mutation Detection Assay is an early detection system for canine [...]

December 6th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

The AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces New Research Effort to Tackle Canine Lymphoma

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To coincide with National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent, treat and cure disease in all dogs, is pleased to announce $450,000 in funding for six new research grants to tackle canine lymphoma. Lymphoma, a common form of cancer in both dogs and people, [...]

November 21st, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

One Step Closer to Curbing Canine Cancer: ACVIM Foundation Awards Oncology Grant

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Auburn University study will explore efficacy of innovative blood test in detecting breast cancer cells in dogs The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Foundation has awarded funds to Dr. Annette Smith, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology & SAIM) and her collaborators in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine to perform research focused on [...]

November 8th, 2016 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

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November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month and Nationwide® is partnering with the Animal Cancer Foundation™ (ACF) to increase awareness and raise funds to fight the number one disease-related killer of dogs and cats. Last year, Nationwide, the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, received more than 75,000 pet insurance claims for cancer diagnosis and [...]

November 1st, 2016 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

2016 American Pointer Club Health Survey

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The American Pointer Club is conducting a health survey. The information is to follow: Dear Pointer Owner: The American Pointer Club Health & Research Committee is pleased to present the 2016 APC Health Survey, and the FIRST EVER online Health Survey to make it as easy and convenient as possible for your participation. Please join [...]

October 28th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

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