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  November 2020


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2021 Clinician-Scientist Fellowships Announced

CHF recently awarded three Clinician-Scientist Fellowships to promising researchers at Cornell University, The Ohio State University, and the University of Florida. Their projects studying hemangiosarcoma treatment, a new technique for urethral catheterization, and atopic dermatitis will have a positive impact on the health of dogs for years to come.

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Hemangiosarcoma match has been met!

Donations in support of CHF’s Hemangiosarcoma Research Initiative have been fully matched by the American German Shepherd Dog Charitable Foundation (AGSDCF) as part of their three-year, $100,000 pledge to fight this deadly canine cancer.

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 CHF featured on Dog Center: Live from 101 Park

AKC.tv recently interviewed CHF Executive Director, Dr. Calvin Carpenter, for an episode of Dog Center: Live from 101 Park. He provided updates on CHF activities including our One Health approach to research and new grants under review for funding in 2021.

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Stay up-to-date on your canine health knowledge

Use your stay-at-home time to brush up on your canine health knowledge with our Canine Health Bytes webinar series:

  • Upper Airway Syndrome - Results of a Cross-Sectional Study in Norwich Terriers is now available to view on demand.

  • The final webinar of 2020, PU - What's That? Golden Retriever Pigmentary Uveitis, will air December 17.

All previous webinars are available to view on demand.

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Celebrating our 25th Anniversary

Throughout 2020, the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) celebrates our 25th anniversary. Explore CHF’s notable achievements and the people behind them at akcchf.org/25years. This month features profiles of CHF Board members Steven Hamblin and Ann Viklund.

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A Salute to 25 Years, Featuring Dr. Anita Oberbauer

January 9, 2021

You’re invited to our virtual event to celebrate 25 years of canine health research. The event will include a presentation on the recently published Review of the Current State of Genetic Testing in dogs by Anita Oberbauer, PhD.

Check your email in a few days for more information.



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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