Canine Health Conference

AKC CHF Parent Club Meeting 2017

2017-11-20T04:36:03+00:00

Genetic Predisposition to Infection by Dr. Urs Giger Abstract: Dogs with antimicrobial resistant, unresponsive, or unusual infections are due to a primary hereditary immunodeficiency disorder. The microbial host defense can be weakened by secondary or acquired diseases (injury, endocrinopathy, cancer or co-infection) or primary inherited disorders that affect the barriers that keep infection out or [...]

AKC CHF Parent Club Meeting 2017 2017-11-20T04:36:03+00:00

AKC CHF Fights Bloat in Dogs

2017-08-21T20:41:46+00:00

RALEIGH, N.C. (January 15, 2013) – The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces today a major effort underway to tackle the devastating condition commonly known as bloat. The Bloat Initiative will address the need for both education and research. Gastric dilatation –volvulus, or bloat -- is a devastating condition that can develop in any dog, [...]

AKC CHF Fights Bloat in Dogs 2017-08-21T20:41:46+00:00

2015 Report AKC Canine Health Foundation

2017-08-21T19:50:13+00:00

Report on the 2015 AKC Canine Health Foundation National Parent Club Canine Health Conference - Dr. Nancy Kelso, Chairman, Collie Health Foundation Grants Committee A repeated message repeated throughout the conference was of one health: what we discover in veterinary medicine can often directly relate to human medicine. 1. Stem Cell (SC) Therapy for Supraspinatous [...]

2015 Report AKC Canine Health Foundation 2017-08-21T19:50:13+00:00

Collie Health Foundation

The Collie Health Foundation’s mission is to fund research medical projects that will benefit the future health of the Collie, and to educate the public and Collie breeders about health issues.

Collie Health Foundation Name

On December 17, 2002 the organization changed it’s name from the Collie Club of America Foundation to the Collie Health Foundation in order to give the Foundation a unique identity separate from the Collie Club of America and more clearly represent our mission.

Collie Health Foundation Logo

Our new logo was generously donated by Diana Hiesilieu. There is a story behind this new logo, a story about a Collie we bred and had the extreme privilege of knowing – A Collie by the name of Noah…Read More!