Staffies in Flowers

New research reveals powerful long-term impact of DNA tests on dog diseases

News about dogs, Research news,

A new study has revealed that the number of pedigree dogs at risk of often painful and debilitating inherited diseases is being dramatically reduced by responsible breeders. The research, carried out by scientists who work for

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Donate featured image AHT Lurcher puppy

New research could help dogs with a common cancer get better treatment and help save lives

Research conducted by a team of scientists and vets at the Animal Health Trust, in collaboration with the University of Liverpool, offers new hope to vets and dog owners. Cutaneous mast cell tumours are the most

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Dr Luisa De Risio receiving the FRCVS Award from RCVS President, Amanda Boag

AHT Head of Neurology awarded RCVS Fellowship

Dr Luisa De Risio, Head of Neurology and Clinical Research at the Animal Health Trust (AHT), has been awarded the RCVS Fellowship by Meritorious Contributions to Clinical Practice. Dr Luisa De Risio has been Head of

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Clover, a Petit Bassett Griffon Vendeen puppy who's sight has been saved by AHT glaucoma research

AHT research saves puppy’s sight

Clover, a 10-week-old puppy, has been saved from blindness thanks to genetic research conducted at the Animal Health Trust. A DNA test for primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), a painful condition which eventually leads to blindness in

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Kevin Clements launches cures4paws with Cocker Spaniel Goose

Celebrate Cures4Paws Week 17-23 September 2018

Fundraising news, News about dogs,

We’re excited to launch our first ever awareness week to help dogs: Cures4Paws. We’re calling upon pet lovers to support us by ‘raising a paw’ for a cure. Will you help the AHT by ‘raising a

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Daisy Ledger after humanrace triathlon

Tri, tri and tri again

Fundraising news, News about dogs,

Incredible fundraiser aims to run 11 triathlons in one year to raise funds for the AHT’s research into cancer in dogs Daisy Ledger, a 24 year-old woman from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, has gone Triathlon-mad in order to

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Mr Purves, Teddy and Dr Fabio Stabile after Teddy's check up on 16 July

Blue Peter star, Peter Purves, reunited with dog after lifesaving surgery

Teddy, a ten-year-old standard Dachshund, owned by Peter Purves, Crufts commentator and former Blue Peter presenter, and his wife, was referred to the AHT’s Small Animal Clinic after Peter noticed a change in Teddy’s character.

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AHT fundraising group celebrate

Zoe’s Journey UK raises £135,000 to help research cancer in dogs

AHT celebrates with dedicated online fundraising group, Zoe’s Journey UK, who collectively over three and a half years have raised a staggering £135,000 to help research cancer in dogs. During the visit to the AHT on

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Bear in the hydro pool on top form

Loveable Labradoodle is loving life again!

We’re pleased to make Bear May’s Patient of the Month! Bear is big and bouncy Labradoodle with a deep, playful bark and sweet nature. At only six years old, Bear is very much in his prime

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Hattie Wright, Vets4Pets research assistant, in the lab

Canine Genetics research team grows thanks to new funding

We’re very pleased to have appointed a new research assistant within our canine genetics research team. Hattie Wright, from Cambridge, has joined us in a newly-created position, following funding by Vets4Pets, who agreed to support

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