Educational Grants

Clinician Scientist Fellowships

The AKC Canine Health Foundation Clinician-Scientist Fellowship Program supports young scientists. Through this effort our mission to prevent, treat and cure canine disease will endure for years to come.

Recipients are selected based upon the following criteria for a resident/graduate student:
1) Who has shown promise and enthusiasm for pursuing a career in canine health research,
2) Who will conduct research in line with CHF’s mission to advance the health of all dogs,
3) Who will conduct research that will abide by CHF policies, including our Humane Use of Animals Policy.


Theriogenology Residency Program

The Theriogenology Residency Program is a collaboration between the American Kennel Club, the AKC Canine Health Foundation, and the Theriogenology Foundation to increase the number of trained practitioners in companion animal theriogenology and clinical genetics. Theriogenology is the branch of veterinary medicine concerned with reproduction, including the physiology and pathology of male and female reproductive systems, and the clinical practice of veterinary obstetrics, gynecology, and andrology.

Help Future Generations of Dogs

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.

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Help Future Generations of Dogs

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.

Learn How to Help

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