AKC Canine Heath Foundation News

Experts Convene at AKC Canine Health Foundation National Parent Club Canine Health Conference August 13, 2019

The 2019 AKC Canine Health Foundation National Parent Club Canine Health Conference, held August 9-11 in St. Louis, MO, brought together researchers, American Kennel Club (AKC) Parent Club members, breeders, veterinarians, veterinary residents, and veterinary students to discuss the latest findings in canine health research.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Honors Dr. Anita Oberbauer with the 2019 Asa Mays, DVM Excellence in Canine Health Research Award August 5, 2019

AKC Canine Health Foundation announces that Dr. Anita Oberbauer is the recipient of the 2019 Asa Mays, DVM Excellence in Canine Health Research Award.

Funding for Veterinary Educational Grants Program Announced July 24, 2019

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation announces a three-year extension of the AKC/AKCCHF/TF Small Animal Theriogenology Residency Program for 2021-2023.

AKC Canine Health Foundation's Canine Cancer Research Initiative Receives Champion Sponsorship from Kennel Club of Philadelphia May 20, 2019

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation announces the Kennel Club of Philadelphia will direct their Champion Sponsor level gift to the AKC Canine Health Foundation’s 2019 Canine Cancer Research Initiative. This major gift will help support a new clinical trial to fight canine hemangiosarcoma, an aggressive cancer of dogs.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month with Investments in Canine Cancer Research Initiative April 30, 2019

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month this May with the launch of their Canine Cancer Research Initiative. The focus of this initiative is to direct research funding that will advance understanding, treatment and prevention of canine cancer to benefit dogs.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces New Grants for Canine Health Research April 18, 2019

AKC Canine Health Foundation has awarded 28 new canine health research grants in 12 different research program areas since the start of 2019.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces Officers for 2019 Board of Directors April 11, 2019

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation is pleased to announce the election of officers for their 2019 Board of Directors.

AKC Canine Health Foundation and AKC Reunite Support Canine Health Research Related to Natural Disasters March 18, 2019

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce that AKC Reunite has donated $50,000 to research and grants support related to infectious diseases that are on the rise in dogs concurrent with natural disasters, especially floods and hurricanes.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces New Grants and Resources for Canine Health March 1, 2019

The AKC Canine Health Foundation announces new grants and resources for canine health, celebrating their investments in better health for all dogs.

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Supports Canine Health with Major Donation to the AKC Canine Health Foundation February 12, 2019

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces that Nestlé Purina PetCare has donated $473,829.39 to support canine health. The gift was presented to CHF Board Chairman Dr. J. Charles Garvin and CEO Dr. Diane Brown at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday, February 11, 2019.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Celebrates Another Successful Year for Canine Health December 26, 2018

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) celebrates another year of achievements in canine health research.

American German Shepherd Dog Charitable Foundation and AKC Canine Health Foundation Join Efforts for Canine Hemangiosarcoma Research December 21, 2018

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), working alongside the American German Shepherd Dog Charitable Foundation (AGSDCF), offers a new matched funding opportunity for their Hemangiosarcoma Research Initiative. The AGSDCF will match donations to hemangiosarcoma research up to $33,500 as part of a three-year pledge to fight this devastating canine cancer.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Recognizes 2018 Leaders in Canine Health November 19, 2018

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces the recipients of their 2018 awards, recognizing leaders in canine health.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Names 2019 Clinician-Scientist Fellows November 15, 2018

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of AKC Canine Health Foundation Clinician-Scientist Fellowships.

Flat-Coated Retriever Foundation and Golden Retriever Foundation Add Matching Funds for Canine Hemangiosarcoma Research September 19, 2018

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) has extended their matched funding opportunity for the 2018 Hemangiosarcoma Research Initiative with a gift from the Flat-Coated Retriever Foundation.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Earns Coveted Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator September 6, 2018

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) has earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This acknowledges that CHF exceeds industry standards for fiscal responsibility and outperforms most charities in its category.

Joint Collaboration to Fight Aggressive Form of Canine Cancer August 3, 2018

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces an ongoing matched funding opportunity for their Hemangiosarcoma Research Initiative.

Responsible Use of DNA Testing July 30, 2018

AKC Canine Health Foundation Partners with IPFD in their Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs Initiative to Support Responsible Use of DNA Testing for Dog Health and Breeding

Funding Announced for 2019 Theriogenology Residency Programs July 30, 2018

AKC and CHF, and their partners at the TF announce that the University of Pennsylvania and Auburn University have been selected through a competitive grant application process to receive residency program funding in 2019.

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals Joins AKC Canine Health Foundation to Support Canine Health Research Fellowships May 30, 2018

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a non-profit organization committed to better health for all dogs, is pleased to accept a $50,000 donation from the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) in support of CHF’s Clinician Scientist Fellowship Program. With this donation, OFA surpasses $500,000 in cumulative contributions to CHF over a productive 20-year partnership.

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