24 Sep 2014
September 24, 2014

Training Dogs to sniff out Cancer

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Training dogs to sniff out cancer Joshua A Krisch, NYT News Service | Sep 14, 2014, 06.49AM IST McBaine, a bouncy black and white springer spaniel, perks up and begins his hunt at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center. His nose skims 12 tiny arms that protrude from the edges of a table-size wheel, each.. read more →

18 Mar 2014
March 18, 2014

AKCCHF Epilepsy Initiative

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The English Springer Spaniel Foundation has executed a Grant Sponsorship Agreement and donated $10,000.00 to the AKC Canine Health Foundation Epilepsy Initiative. We will receive updates and final progress reports for all grants within the program area. Epilepsy has been one of the major concerns for breeders and owners. We are pleased to be able.. read more →

An article from Science News: Starchy diet may have transformed wolves to dogs Canine cousins differ in genes related to digestion http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/347706/description/Starchy_diet_may_have_transformed_wolves_to_dogs read more →

Jerold S Bell DVM, Clinical Associate Professor of Genetics, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine (Presented at the 5th Tufts’ Canine and Feline Breeding & Genetics Conference) Genetic tests vary on what they are able to identify, and therefore how they can be used in managing genetic disease.  To understand how we can use genetic.. read more →