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An Update on the Health Effects of Spay/Neuter in Dogs

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and its donors have invested in research to explore the effects that neutering can have on dogs’ health. Evidence-based, breed-specific information is needed so that caregivers can make the best decisions for the long-term health of their dog(s).

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GCH Kashmir's Voodoo Queen

Meet Voodoo – our featured dog for the month of February in the 2019 Champions for Canine Health Calendar

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AKC Canine Health Foundation Educational Grants Benefit the Dog Breeding Community

Read about the success of one AKC/AKC CHF/TF Theriogenology Residency Program graduate in her career as a canine reproductive specialist.

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Breeding Soundness Examination of the Bitch

Summary of an article written by AKC/AKC Canine Health Foundation/Theriogenology Foundation Theriogenology Residency recipient Dr. Carla Barstow on breeding soundness examination of the bitch.

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Currently Funded Research

Our research portfolio ranges from molecular research that may identify the genetic cause of disease or study the underlying mechanism of disease pathogenesis to clinical research that may test the efficacy of a drug.

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CHF Research Program Areas

AKC Canine Health Foundation Requests for proposals (RFPs) are categorized by Research Program Area and grants must be submitted in response to specific RFPs. Links to grant applications can be found within these RFPs.

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