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2015-01-14 23:02:38

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), in partnership with Zoetis Inc., announce the funding of two grants that will help accelerate novel, emerging technology in canine chronic kidney disease

2014-11-12 23:05:08

Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition in adult dogs.

2014-10-16 23:03:50

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces the funding of grants for canine epilepsy and hypothyroidism. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The

2014-10-15 23:05:13

Dogs + Ebola What Every Owner Needs to Know Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 In recent weeks, dog owners, supporters and donors have looked to the

2014-09-02 23:03:40

Throughout September and October the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) celebrates senior dogs with their Old Dogs Rule educational and fundraising campaign. Raleigh,

2014-07-29 23:03:14

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) continues to be on the cutting-edge of canine health research with the funding of Dr.

2014-06-26 23:04:26

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces the funding of a landmark clinical trial to establish the evidence-based use of regenerative medicine to treat tendon injury in dogs.


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2008-09-06 21:14:45

The Afghan Hound is a sighthound "“ a dog that hunts by sight, as opposed to a scenthound). It is one of the most ancient dog breeds, dating back thousands of years. It is a tall dog, standing 24 to 29 inches and weighing 45 to 60 pounds. It is distinguished by its size as well as its thick, silky coat and its ring-curled tail. Other names for the Afghan Hound include the Balkh Hound, Baluchi Hound, Barutzy Hound and Kabul Hound. The coat of the Afghan Hound may be any color, and many...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.