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August 1 - September 6, 2019

2019 AKC Canine Health Foundation National Parent Club Canine Health Conference

2019 NPCCHC Logo white textThe 12th biennial AKC Canine Health Foundation National Parent Club Canine Health Conference was held in St. Louis, MO on August 9-11, 2019. Sponsored by Purina, the conference provided a unique opportunity for canine health researchers, parent club members, veterinarians, and veterinary students to interact and discuss the latest findings in canine health research, including sessions on the canine gut microbiome, cancer, autoimmune disease, and genetics.

Learn more about the conference here.
Read the Purina interactive multi-channel news release here.


Dr. Anita Oberbauer receives the 2019 Asa Mays, DVM Excellence in Canine Health Research Award

Dr. oberbauer w dog Anita Oberbauer, PhD, Professor of Animal Science and Associate Dean in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis, was awarded the 2019 Asa Mays, DVM Excellence in Canine Health Research Award in recognition for her extensive work on the genetic basis of health disorders in dogs.


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AKC Detection Dog Conference
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AKC Canine Health Foundation staff attended the AKC Detection Dog Conference in Durham, NC on August 27-29, 2019 to learn more about the challenges and progress in meeting the demand for American-bred scent detection dogs.

Learn more about the AKC Detection Dog Task Force


Advancing the Health of Your Dogs

Read the latest canine health articles available on our website:
A Better Option for Diagnosing Ovarian Remnant Syndrome
The Cattle Dog That Could


David H. Hopkins – In Memoriam

David H. HopkinsDavid Hopkins was a member of AKC Canine Health Foundation’s Board of Directors and a tireless champion for dogs and canine health. This month, he passed in peace after a brave and hard-fought battle against cancer.

Learn more about David Hopkins’ contribution to his community and the world of dogs.


Established in 1995, the AKC Canine Health Foundation's (CHF) mission is to advance the health of all dogs and their owners by funding scientific research and supporting the dissemination of health information to prevent, treat and cure canine disease.

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