Grants by Program Area

AKC Canine Health Foundation grants are categorized by Program Area and grant applications must be submitted in response to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for each area.

The Foundation strives to add depth to our research portfolio in the health areas our constituents consider to be of greatest importance. Program Areas allow dog lovers like you to support your concerns broadly. Importantly, an investment in the Program Area(s) of your choice will help make sure important science never goes unfunded.

Within each Program Area or Special Emphasis Area you will find links to view research grants recently approved by the AKC Canine Health Foundation. 

Program Areas:


Blood Disorders


Dermatology and Allergic Disease



Gastrointestinal Disease

General Canine Health

Immunology and Infectious Disease

Kidney and Urological Disease

Lung and Respiratory Disease

Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease




Reproductive Conditions and Disease

Tick-Borne Disease

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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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