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October 2022

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Throughout October, we highlighted CHF-funded research that benefits the canine athlete. While all CHF-funded canine health research benefits active dogs, the study of exercise physiology and conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system is of particular importance to the canine athlete.

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Learn more about research to benefit the canine athlete

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Matching Funds for Canine Cancer Research

Starting October 1, the Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of the United States (RRCUS) (via its RRDAF and Nancy Krupa Fund) and the Rhodesian Ridgeback Charitable Foundation (RRCF) are matching donations to CHF-funded cancer research up to $30,000 as part of a three-year, $90,000 pledge to fight canine cancer.

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Double your impact against canine cancer

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In the latest issue of Discoveries, learn about an exciting new genetic risk test for cruciate ligament rupture in Labrador Retrievers. You'll also learn how one dog lover turned her grief into action in the fight against canine cancer and get updates on new grants and end of year giving options.

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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 Veterinary Cancer Society Conference and the Doberman Pinscher Club of America National Specialty.

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Canines & Cocktails

Tickets and sponsorships are now available 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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