Health & Research

Non-profit Foundations

Golden Retriever Foundation (GRF)   http://goldenretrieverfoundation.org/
AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF)   http://akcchf.org/
Morris Animal Foundation (MAF)   http://morrisanimalfoundation.org/
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA)   http://offa.org/
Canine Eye Registry Foundation (CERF)   http://web.vmdb.org/home/   

Veterinary Medical Societies (Search for a Specialist)

American Veterinary Medical Association   https://www.avma.org/Pages/home.aspx
American College of Veterinary Behaviorists   http://www.dacvb.org/
American College of Veterinary Dermatology   http://www.acvd.org/
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine   http://www.acvim.org/
(includes Cardiology, Neurology, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Oncology)
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists   http://www.acvo.org/
American College of Veterinary Surgeons   http://www.acvs.org/
American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation   http://vsmr.org/board.html

Health Testing

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA):  hips, elbows, heart, eyes, other   http://offa.org/
PennHIP:  hips http://research.vet.upenn.edu/Default.aspx?alias=research.vet.upenn.edu/pennhip
Canine Eye Registry Foundation (CERF):  eyes   http://web.vmdb.org/home/
Optigen:  DNA tests   http://optigen.com/
VetGen:  DNA tests   http://www.vetgen.com/
Animal Health Trust (AHT):  DNA tests   http://www.aht.org.uk/
Canine Health Information Center (CHIC):  Parent Club health testing recommendations   http://www.caninehealthinfo.org/    
  

Databases

OFA (approved searchable health test database, independently verified data)   http://offa.org/
CERF (approved searchable eye exam database, independently verified data)         http://web.vmdb.org/home/
K9Data (privately owned pedigree database, owner-reported health data)   http://k9data.com/
GoldenDNA (privately owned DNA test database, owner-reported health data)           http://goldendna.com/

Research (to submit blood and/or tissue samples)

Breen Lab (cancer)   http://www.breenlab.org/
Broad Institute (cancer, other diseases)   http://www.dogdna.org/
Modiano Lab (cancer)   http://www.modianolab.org/
Townsend Lab (pigmentary uveitis)   website coming soon
CHIC DNA Repository (healthy dogs and dogs with any disease)        http://www.caninehealthinfo.org/dnabank.html

Health Information

MedicineNet (Pet Health Center from WebMD)    http://www.medicinenet.com/pets/pethealth/focus.htm
Veterinary Partner   http://www.veterinarypartner.com/
Merck Veterinary Manual   http://www.merckmanuals.com/vet/index.html
Colorado State Animal Cancer Center   http://www.csuanimalcancercenter.org/
AKC Canine Health Foundation Podcasts   http://www.akcchf.org/news-events/multimedia/podcasts/
Baker Institute for Companion Animal Health   http://bakerinstitute.vet.cornell.edu/animalhealth/
Canine Epilepsy Network   http://www.canine-epilepsy.net/
Canine Histiocytosis   http://www.histiocytosis.ucdavis.edu/

Veterinary Clinical Trials

Animal Medical Center, New York, NY    http://www.amcny.org/veterinary-community/clinical-trials
AKC Canine Health Foundation List   http://www.akcchf.org/research/participation-needed/clinical-trials.html
Colorado State University   http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/vth/veterinarians/clinical-trials/Pages/default.aspx
National Cancer Institute Comparative Oncology Programhttps://ccrod.cancer.gov/confluence/display/CCRCOPWeb/Clinical+Trials
The Ohio State University   http://vet.osu.edu/research/recruiting-clinical-trials
Texas A&M University   http://vetmed.tamu.edu/clinical-trials
UC Davis   http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/clinicaltrials/current_trials/dogs.cfm
University of Minnesota http://www.cvm.umn.edu/cic/current/home.html
University of Pennsylvania   http://research.vet.upenn.edu/ClinicalStudies/tabid/4515/Default.aspx
University of Wisconsin    http://uwveterinarycare.wisc.edu/clinical-trials/
Veterinary Cancer Society   http://www.vetcancertrials.org/

Health Clinic Locations and Schedules (eyes, hearts, x-rays, and other tests)

Health Test Clinic Schedule   http://www.cavalierhealth.org/health_clinics.htm
OFA   http://www.offa.org/clinics.html

GRCA Health & Genetics Committee Yahoo Group

http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/GRCA_Health_Genetics/

Useful Health-Related Links

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