The Future of Vector-Borne Disease Testing September 20, 2021
Next generation sequencing (NGS) may revolutionize vector-borne disease testing in veterinary medicine since it can rapidly detect the relative amounts of infectious organism DNA in dog blood samples.
Promising Drug Treatment for Brain Tumors September 10, 2021
A novel drug that activates programmed cell death in many cancer cells was well tolerated in dogs and may be effective against meningioma – cancer of the membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
Gut Microbiome Recovery in IBD August 27, 2021
Recovery of the gut microbiome – both its composition and function – takes much longer than improvement of clinical signs in dogs with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Chagas Disease Risk for Dogs in a Kennel Environment August 10, 2021
CHF-funded research documented a surprisingly high incidence or risk of infection for Chagas disease in dogs housed in 10 different kennels in Texas
The Great Pyrenees Club of America collaborated with CHF to explore the genetics underlying dwarfism in their breed.
A Fighting Chance Against Hemangiosarcoma May 26, 2021
A profile of Chesapeake Bay Retriever "Ruger" and his participation in a CHF-funded clinical trial.
Protecting Working Dogs and Canine Athletes from the Negative Effects of Hyperthermia April 28, 2021
CHF-funded investigators demonstrate a novel adaptation to physical exercise in dogs.
Initial findings from the AKC Canine Health Foundation funded investigation into the apparent increase in diet-related dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs.
CHF-funded investigators documented that urine protein loss was significantly higher in dogs with gallbladder mucoceles.
Promising Research on the Use of CBD to Treat Canine Cancer March 22, 2021
A CHF-funded study documents the anti-cancer effects of CBD alone and in combination with chemotherapy drugs.
Help Future Generations of Dogs
Participate in canine health research by providing samples or by enrolling in a clinical trial. Samples are needed from healthy dogs and dogs affected by specific diseases.