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September 2022

Scholarly Dog  New Canine Health Articles

The Low Down on the Wipe Down for Working Dogs

Commonly used veterinary cleansers are just as effective as FEMA recommended dish soap at removing a simulated contaminant from working dog coats, plus they provide the added benefit of antimicrobial activity.

The Genetics of Idiopathic Epilepsy in the Belgian Sheepdog and Belgian Tervuren
Investigators have identified two genetic mutations that influence the development of idiopathic epilepsy in the Belgian Sheepdog and Belgian Tervuren.


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2022 Summer Veterinary Student

Learn more about Colorado State University veterinary student Brooke Gallagher's summer project with CHF.

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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. This month, CHF attended the Tarheel Cluster in Raleigh, AKC’s Responsible Dog Ownership Day flagship event, and more.

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Save the Date

Save the date for Canines & Cocktails - the AKC Canine Health Foundation’s largest fundraising event held in conjunction with the AKC National Championship dog show. Join us Thursday, December 15, 2022 from 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm at the Rosen Centre in Orlando, FL.


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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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