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The Role of Aging and the Immune System in Canine Degenerative Myelopathy

CHF-funded researchers concluded that priming of central nervous system immune cells, advancing age, and a mutation in the gene that codes for superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) are all risk factors for development of clinical signs of canine DM.

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Meet Valentina - our featured dog of the month for February in the 2020 Champions for Canine Health Calendar

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AKC Canine Health Foundation Funded Research Helps Labrador Retriever Breeders Manage a Devastating Disease

Thanks to dedicated breeders like Dr. Fran Smith and research supported by the AKC Canine Health Foundation, Labrador Retriever breeders, owners, and veterinarians now have a better understanding of exercise-induced collapse and tools to manage it.

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Hope for Diagnosing and Treating Histiocytic Malignancies in Dogs

Learn about research on this rare but devastating cancer in dogs and humans.

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