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We need your support to fund research that helps dogs live longer, healthier lives.
Your planned gift can take many forms. Each gift has different benefits for you and for the AKC Canine Health Foundation. We reccomend that you consult with a financial professional and/or your attorney when making planned gifts. Please contact us for more information.
Sample language for your attorney or financial planner is available in the information for most gift types.
Bequest - a written statement in a donor’s Will or Trust directing that specific assets be transferred to the AKC Canine Health Foundation at the donor's passing. Learn more >>
Life Insurance - can be an existing policy, either paid or partially paid, or a new policy. Upon the donor’s death, the Foundation will receive all, or a portion of, the proceeds from the policy depending on the wording of the beneficiary designation. Learn more >>
Retirement Plan Assets - naming the Foundation as the beneficiary of a qualified retirement plan will accomplish a charitable contribution in the future and you maintain complete control over the asset while living. Learn more >>
Charitable Gift Annuity - a simple contract that enables a donor to make a charitable contribution that generates an immediate charitable income tax deduction and provides an annuitized income stream for life. Learn more >>
Pet Provisions in a Will or Trust - specifies who should care for your dogs when you are gone, sets aside funds for the care of your dogs and allows any remaining funds not used to care for your pet to be left to the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Learn more >>
Purchase a personalized engraved brick on the Walk of Champions or Path of Honor at the Purina Events Center to benefit canine health.
Your planned gift to the AKC Canine Health Foundation helps us meet the health needs of our canine companions well into the future.
Make a special contribution in tribute of a dog and we will post a photo to our Celebration Wall gallery.
Whether a boat, car, or RV, donating your vehicle is simple, has tax benefits and will help us fund innovative canine health research.