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August 2022

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Schools Selected for 2023 Theriogenology Residencies

Congratulations to North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine on being selected to receive residency funding through the AKC/AKCCHF/TF Small Animal Theriogenology Residency Program in 2023.

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Learn more about fascinating research on canine pain sensitivity. Our Canine Health Bytes webinarPain Sensitivity in Dogs of Different Breeds: What Do We Know, And What Do We Believe?is now available to view on demand.

Catch up on the latest from CHF leadership. The “2022 AKC Education Webinar Series Presents: A Live Panel Discussion With AKC CHF” presentation is also available to view on demand.

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CHF in the News

4 Fast Facts about dogs in hot weather – from WUSA9
How to remove a tick from a dog: Checking your pet, signs of tick-borne illness and bites – from USA Today
Is celery good for dogs? – from 1200 Artists

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Do Vector-Borne Infections Contribute to Laboratory Test Abnormalities Common in the Greyhound?

CHF-funded investigators analyzed data to see what influence vector-borne infections have on the results of these common blood and urine tests.

The World of Hurt
Does your German Shepherd Dog feel pain differently than your neighbor’s Maltese? A groundbreaking study funded by the AKC Canine Health Foundation may soon have the answer. (Courtesy of the Canine Chronicle)

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CHF on the Road

CHF staff are on the road – making connections with dog lovers, researchers, and everyone involved in canine health. During August, CHF attended the AVMA Convention, the AKC Detection Dog Conference, and more.

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 CHF icon  National Dog Day

Every day is Dog Day at CHF! But our canine companions are officially celebrated on National Dog Day every August 26th. We hope you take some time to spoil the dog(s) that enrich your life today. And thank you for supporting our work to help all dogs live longer, healthier lives!


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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