CHF-Sponsored Webinars

The AKC Canine Health Foundation offers webinars on canine health topics. These webinars feature leaders in the field of veterinary health research and offer practical advice on common health concerns, as well as information on cutting-edge research to benefit our dogs.

The webinars feature a presentation, followed by a question and answer session if time permits. Each webinar is recorded and can be watched on demand from a computer or mobile device. All webinars require registration.

Upcoming Webinars

Click on a title for more information and to register.

Research Advancements in Canine Athletes – Utilizing Novel Technologies
Presented by Dr. Arielle Markley
7:00 pm ET, August 21, 2024

Echocardiography to Screen for Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease (MMVD) in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels
Presented by Dr. Michele Borgarelli
7:00pm ET, October 2, 2024

Webinars available On Demand

Research Area


Protecting our dogs from infectious diseases – how can we do better? June 18, 2024

This course covers key practices likely to have the greatest influence on reducing dog infections and disease.

Cognitive and Emotional Development in Assistance Dog Puppies December 1, 2022

Over the past decade there has been a revolution in our understanding of canine cognition, and previous work has demonstrated a link between individual differences in cognition to working dog performance in adults

Pain sensitivity in dogs of different breeds: What do we know, and what do we believe? August 10, 2022

Our understanding and awareness of the relationship between behavior and pain has grown over the years, and more recently work has been done to investigate pain sensitivity in dogs of different breeds, including how we measure it.

Cancer Attributable to Infection? June 8, 2022

What we know about the genus Bartonella and its role in the development of hemangiosarcoma in dogs


Is there a way we can preserve this medial fascia and improve outcomes following TPLO surgery in dogs?

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