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Boxer Health Information Index

The following links will take you to websites that have information pertinent to Boxer health issues:

American Boxer Charitable Foundation
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation
Canine Health Information Center "CHIC"

Searching for Boxer Health Information on the Internet
You can do extensive research in the veterinary medical journals by going to the PubMed index.

Other useful sources:
Cornell University's Consultant
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
PetZone's Dog Illnesses

Boxer Health Related Articles
Acepromazine Warning

AKC Canine Health Foundation
     ABCF Impact On Canine Health
     AKC CHF 2015 Grants Portfolio
     AKC CHF 2014 Annual Report
     AKC CHF Boxer Presentation Video
     AKC CHF Boxer Presentation

American Boxer Charitable Foundation
     ABCF Research Needing Support

Boxer Incontinence
Brain Tumors
Breed Longevity

     2017 -- The Shine On Project: A Novel Way to Approach Cancer
     2015 -- AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces Grant to Fight Cancer in Dogs
     2014 -- Boxer Lymphoma Research
     2013 -- Studies Focus on a Drug Therapy for DM & Predicting Risk of Hemangiosarcoma
     Contact Information For Cancer Research

Degenerative Myelopathy
     2017 Summary Research of Canine Degenerative Myelopathy
     2017 -- Biomarker Test for Lou Gehrig's Disease Useful in Diagnosing Canine Neurodegenerative Disease
     2017 -- Cerebrospinal Fluid Levels of Phosphorylated Neurofilament Heavy as a Diagnostic Marker of Canine Degenerative Myelopathy
     2015 Summary -- Research of Canine Degenerative Myelopathy
     2015 -- Clinical Trial of ASO Treatment in DM Affected Dogs
     2013 -- Studies Focus on a Drug Therapy for DM & Predicting Risk of Hemangiosarcoma
     2008 -- Genetic Test for Canine Degenerative Myelopathy
     2004 -- Dealing with Degenerative Myelopathy in Boxers
     AKCCHF-ABC Protocol Spinal Cord Submission Form
     2004 -- How to Teach Your Boxer to Swim

DNA Collection Form for the Broad Institute

     2006 -- Dog Disease Research - Suki's Study
     2006 -- Genes, Dogs & Cancer: Canine Cancer Conference
     2005 -- Can A Single Gene Influence Behavior
     2005 -- Simply Genetics
     2004 -- Canine Genome Project
     Genetic Diseases
     Story of Bobtail Boxers

     ARVC (Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy)
     Boxer Cardiomyopathy
Holter Information
     Board Certified Veterinary Cardiologists
     Holter Monitor Instructions - 5 Lead

Health Screening
     ABC Requirements for Health Screening for AKC Breeder of Merit Program
     Health Screening of Boxers in Breeding Program

Health Survey
     Health Survey Report August 2012
     Health Survey Report March 2012

     Canine Hypothyroidism
     Hypothyroidism in Boxers

Indolent Corneal Ulcer
Ovarian Cysts

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