For Researchers

The AKC Canine Health Foundation rigorously tracks the tangible outcomes of our funded research. To date, the AKC Canine Health Foundation has contributed to over 200 peer-reviewed publications in both veterinary journals and journals with broad biomedical community readership. Original projects funded by the AKC Canine Health Foundation are cited or “used” by another investigator to make strides in the area of study more than 1500 times.

Application Process

Learn more about CHF's mission and vision, general approach and philosophy to research, funding opportunities, and RFPs.

Research Program Areas

View active RFPs and our research program areas and the approved grants within each.

Funding Eligibility

Details CHF's sliding scale for graduate student salary support as well as items ineligible for funding.

Grant and Application Templates

Applicants can download proposal templates and grantees can download progress report and no cost extension templates.

Research Priorities

Learn about what matters most to CHF's mission and donors including an emphasis on One Health and Academia-Industry Partnerships.

Our Review Process

The AKC Canine Health Foundation’s Scientific Program is committed to upholding the sanctity of peer review and recruits experts in the disciplines to which proposals and RFPs directed to support the efforts our Scientific Review Commiteee.

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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