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January 2023

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Complex Genetics Underlie Deafness in the Dalmatian

The genetics of congenital deafness in the Dalmatian are complex, but investigators have identified genetic markers associated with the condition to help breeders plan mating pairs with a decreased risk of producing deaf offspring.


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Discoveries - Winter 2023

The latest issue of CHF’s quarterly newsletter, Discoveries, is now available. Inside you’ll learn about dietary supplements to help manage idiopathic epilepsy, the 2023 Clinician-Scientist Fellows, 2022 award recipients, and more.

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Review the grants CHF awarded in 2022 to help prevent, treat and cure canine disease. Plus get a glimpse as to where CHF-funded research is headed next in the 2022-2023 Grants Report.


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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 Palm Springs Kennel Club Show, the Great American Dog Show hosted by the International Kennel Club of Chicago, and AKC Meet the Breeds in New York City.

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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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