PARKER FORD, PA, October 1, 2015 15:00 ET — In an unprecedented collaboration, the Portuguese Water Dog Foundation is pleased and excited to announce that we have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Golden Retriever Foundation, the American Boxer Charitable Foundation and the AKC Canine Health Foundation for a joint research project to develop two technologies that will allow researchers to diagnose hemangiosarcoma in the early stages and to treat the disease before it reaches the crisis point.
Update on findings at the end of year 1 in a study to develop a generalized understanding of the impact of early spay and neuter on disease risk in dogs. The goal of this project is to evaluate, using one consistent and uniform database at their large veterinary medical center (UC Davis).
Recent update on Modiano’s research underway to prevent to spread of hemangiosarcoma.
Final results on Dr. Jong Hyuk Kim’s work to understand early hemangiosarcoma tumor formation and how to control tumor growth.
Final results on Dr. Daniel L. Gustafson’s work to optimize chemotherapy drug selection for canine osteosarcoma patients and improve outcomes. This study is being funded through the generosity of your donation to the Portuguese Water Dog Foundation, Inc.
Recent update on Modiano’s research underway into the treatment and prevention of hemangiosarcoma.