Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus

2019-04-24T14:49:26-04:00

GASTRIC DILATATION AND VOLVULUS By Cindi Bossart, VMD Gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV) is an acute life-threatening disorder in dogs. It is considered a medical/surgical emergency. The earlier this disorder is recognized and treated, the better the chance of survival. Gastric dilatation begins with distention of the stomach primarily with air, but the distention may [...]

Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus2019-04-24T14:49:26-04:00

AKC CHF Fights Bloat in Dogs

2019-04-25T07:54:34-04:00

AKC CHF Fights Bloat in Dogs 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 [...]

AKC CHF Fights Bloat in Dogs2019-04-25T07:54:34-04:00

Testing 101

Health Testing is Too Hard?

The CHF made it easier for you to request codes.

request your test codes - clicks to contact form request

Click the picture of the rough blue puppy which is on every page under “Test Your Collie”. A form pops up for you to fill out. Once you are done, hit send!

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Testing 201

Where to Test
What to Test For & Why
How to Educate Yourself

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Enroll: Coloboma Study

Enroll in the Coloboma Study - clicks to contact form request

Click the picture of the rough sable which is on every page under “Grants/Samples”. A form pops up for you to fill out. Once you are done, hit send!

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