HealthE-BarksAuthor: AKC Canine Health Foundation
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This podcast series is brought to you by the AKC Canine Health Foundation. The AKC Canine Health Foundation is the largest nonprofit organization to fund exclusively canine health research. CHF’s goal is to help all dogs live longer, healthier lives. Since 1995, over $40 million has been allocated to research diseases such as cancer, epilepsy, orthopedics, cardiology, and ophthalmology as well as provide educational programming. The research is diverse, ranging from the search for genetic causes of disease, to improved diagnoses, prognoses and treatments, and ultimately elimination of disease. CHF’s funding has lead to the completed genome map of the dog, the development of genetic tests and to the first cancer treatment specifically for dogs. We are proud to be a 4- star charity as ranked by Charity Navigator. For more information, visit www.CanineHealthFoundation.org.

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    Canine Semen Evaluation

    The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and our corporate alliance, Zoetis, are pleased to bring you another installment in a podcast series devoted to canine reproduction education for pet owners, breeders, and veterinarians.

    In this podcast we discuss canine semen evaluation, with reproductive specialist Dr. Cheryl Lopate of Reproductive Revolutions and Wilsonville Veterinary Clinic in Wilsonville, Oregon. Dr. Lopate received her Master’s degree in reproductive physiology and her DVM from The Ohio State University.  She completed a residency in comparative theriogenology (reproduction) at Purdue University and has been board certified in Theriogenology since 1997. She has worked in a variety of practice settings including general mixed practice, referral practice and academia. She believes strongly in providing client education and speaks at breed group meetings regularly. She also speaks at many veterinary conferences and has written many journal articles and book chapters on a variety of reproductive topics.


  • Posted on 24 Sep 2015

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    Dog Aging Project

    Welcome to another podcast brought to you by the AKC Canine Health Foundation. In this podcast we are speaking with Dr. Matt Kaeberlein, Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Washington.  Dr. Kaeberlein discusses his groundbreaking work in aging and his interest in using pet dogs to evaluate a novel anti-aging compound. Dr. Kaeberlein completed his BS at Western Washington University in Seattle, followed by his PhD at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge Massachusetts. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington that led to a faculty position within the Department of Pathology.

     

    For more information on Dr. Kaeberline’s study, visit http://dogagingproject.com/.

    This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, A KeyBank Trust.

     

     


  • Posted on 30 Jul 2015

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    CHF and Zoetis Reproduction Series: Nutritional Concerns for Pregnant and Post-Partum Dogs

    The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and our corporate alliance, Zoetis, are pleased to bring you another installment in a podcast series devoted to canine reproduction education for pet owners, breeders, and veterinarians.

     

    In this podcast we discuss canine nutrition during and after pregnancy. This podcast features expert nutritionist, Dr. Emmanuel Fontaine, a veterinarian and scientific communicator with Royal Canin Canada. Dr. Fontaine received his DVM from the Toulouse Veterinary School and MSc at the Alfort Veterinary School (Paris) in the domestic carnivore unit of the Reproduction Department. He then worked at the Research Centre for Reproduction in Carnivores, a unit specializing in pet breeding assistance. He is a boarded specialist by the European College for Animal Reproduction (ECAR) and recently completed his PhD in 2012. He joined Royal Canin Canada’s PRO team in September 2011 as a reproductive nutrition specialist. 


  • Posted on 09 Jul 2015

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    CHF and Zoetis Reproduction Series: Tips For Success With Fresh Chilled Semen Breedings, Part II: The Brood Bitch

    The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and our corporate alliance, Zoetis, are pleased to bring you another installment in a podcast series devoted to canine reproduction education for pet owners, breeders, and veterinarians.

     

    In this podcast we discuss fresh chilled semen breeding, focusing on the brood bitch. This podcast features Dr. Scarlette Gotwals, of Country Companion Animal Hospital in Morgantown Pennsylvania. Dr. Gotwals received her DVM from The Ohio State University in 1987. She has a special interest in canine reproduction and has been involved with canine reproduction and semen cryopreservation for 21 years. She is a nationally recognized authority in these areas and serves as a consultant to veterinarians through the Veterinarian Information Network. Dr. Gotwals is a consultant for the Canine Reproduction Division of Zoetis.


  • Posted on 04 Jun 2015

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    CHF and Zoetis Reproduction Series: Tips For Success With Fresh Chilled Semen Breedings, Part I: The Stud Dog

    The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and our corporate alliance, Zoetis, are pleased to bring you another installment in a podcast series devoted to canine reproduction education for pet owners, breeders, and veterinarians.

     

    In this podcast we discuss fresh chilled semen breeding, focusing on the stud dog. This podcast features Dr. Scarlette Gotwals, of Country Companion Animal Hospital in Morgantown Pennsylvania. Dr. Gotwals received her DVM from The Ohio State University in 1987. She has a special interest in canine reproduction and has been involved with canine reproduction and semen cryopreservation for 21 years. She is a nationally recognized authority in these areas and serves as a consultant to veterinarians through the Veterinarian Information Network. Dr. Gotwals is a consultant for the Canine Reproduction Division of Zoetis.


  • Posted on 21 May 2015

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