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Participation Matters October 2, 2023

The desire to improve Boxer health and a wish that no more dogs and owners should have to experience the agony of degenerative myelopathy (DM) are what motivated Boxer breeder Julie Higgins to participate in a clinical trial with her dog Sophia.

Breed-Specific Pain Sensitivity in Dogs September 15, 2023

A team of CHF-funded investigators at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine have published results from their groundbreaking study which may radically change how we understand canine pain

Making Strides - Wearable Tech for Canine Athletes? August 15, 2023

A CHF-funded research team is developing wearable sensors that can recognize and measure dog movements common in agility training and competition.

Studying Potential Treatments for Degenerative Myelopathy May 25, 2023

A recently awarded grant from the AKC Canine Health Foundation will help investigators study the drug riluzole as a potential treatment for dogs with DM.

Sniffing Out Strategies to Control Chagas Disease April 18, 2023

CHF-funded investigators at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine have been working to better understand Chagas disease in dogs.

The Canine Immune Response to Valley Fever March 20, 2023

CHF-funded investigators identified an immune response specific to Coccidioides (Valley Fever) infection in dogs. This information will help with disease prognosis, treatment, and prevention.

Exploring Genetic Causes of Glaucoma in the American Cocker Spaniel February 7, 2023

Investigators identified a region on chromosome 10 that is implicated in the development of glaucoma in the American Cocker Spaniel.

Complex Genetics Underlie Deafness in the Dalmatian January 19, 2023

The genetics of congenital deafness in the Dalmatian are complex, but investigators have identified genetic markers associated with the condition to help breeders plan mating pairs with a decreased risk of producing deaf offspring.

New Treatment for Urinary Incontinence December 12, 2022

Regenerative medicine is an option to treat urinary incontinence in female dogs

Progress Continues in the Development of a New Treatment for Canine Bone Cancer November 14, 2022

Histotripsy appears to be a well-tolerated and effective treatment for canine bone cancer.

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