Stay informed of the latest progress in canine health research.
We need your support to fund research that helps dogs live longer, healthier lives.
This list contains canine diseases - many that the AKC Canine Health Foundation have funded research projects to prevent, treat or cure. Click on a disease to learn more, and check back frequently as we will continue to build on this disease information.
Allergies Alopecia Anal Furunculosis Anal Sac Disease Anaphylactic Shock Anemia Anthrax Aortic Stenosis Aspergillosis Asthma Atopic Dermatitis
Cancer Cardiomyopathy Cataracts Caudal Cerival Spondylomyelopathy Coccidioidomycosis Compulsive Behavior Conjunctivitis Constipation Coonhound Paralysis Copper Toxicosis Cruciate Ligament Rupture Cryptorchidism Cystic Calculi Cystinuria
Deafness Degenerative Myelopathy Demodectic Mange Dermatitis Diabetes Mellitus Diarrhea Dilated Cardiomyopathy Dirofilariasis Dry Eye Dystocia
Idiopathic Vestibular Disease Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia Inflammatory Bowel Disease Influenza Intervertebral Disc Disease
Mast Cell Tumors Megaesophagus Melanoma Meningitis Mitral Valve Disease Motion Sickness Multi-Drug Sensitivity
Pancreatic Acinar Atrophy Pancreatitis Parvovirus Patellar Luxation Patent Ductus Arteriosus Periodontal Disease Poison Ivy Polycythemia Portosystemic Shunts Progressive Retinal Atrophy Prolapse of the Nictitans Gland Prostate Cancer Protein-Losing Nephropathy Pyometra
Participate in canine health research by providing samples or by enrolling in a clinical trial. Samples are needed from healthy dogs and dogs affected by specific diseases.
Search our research portfolio to see what research we are funding on a particular disease.
When you make a memorial donation we will post a photo of your dog to our Celebration Wall gallery.
Why do you support canine health research? What motivates you in the fight against canine disease? We want to hear from you.