Reproductive Conditions and Disease Grants
The AKC Canine Health Foundation supports basic science discovery and clinical research into the treatment of reproductive disorders through the Reproduction Research Program Area. This research program supports research into canine reproductive tract biology, physiology, endocrinology and neuroendocrinology as it relates to reproductive health and disease.
|02409-A||Targeting Bacterial Adhesion via Blocking the Scavenger Receptor Type B1 in Canine Pyometra|
|02512-A||Genome sequencing and antimicrobial susceptibilities of Escherichia coli isolated from clinical cases of canine pyometra|
Previously Awarded Grants:
|02193-A||Identifying the Genetic Basis of Fetal Anasarca in Bulldogs/Canines|
|02264-A||Role of E. Coli Biofilm in Canine Pyometra|
|02267-A||An Epidemiological Study of Brucella canis|
|02175-A||Development of a Brucellosis Vaccine for Dogs|
|02192-A||Advanced Semen Analysis in Labrador Retrievers|
|02188-A||Combined Anti-Mullerian Hormone and Progesterone Testing for the Diagnosis of Canine Ovarian Remnant Syndrome|
|01840||Health Implications of Early Spay/Neuter on Canine Health|
|02118-A||Targeting the Mechanism of Bacterial Adherence during Pyometra to Develop an Effective, Non-Invasive Treatment for Disease|
|02136-A||Development of a Low Cost, Non-Invasive Test to Determine Whether Females Have Been Spayed|
|02123-A||Identifying the Gene Responsible For Inherited Infertility and Sterility in 28 Breeds|
|02124-A||Determining the Characteristics of Sperm That Accurately Predict Fertility of Stud Dogs|
|01905-A||Identification of Enhanced Methods for Semen Preservation|
|779||Characterization of the Canine Y Chromosome: Identifying Genes that Cause Male Infertility|
|00369-A||Analysis of the Ultrastructure of the Canine Zona Pellucida|
The AKC Canine Health Foundation funds research in 23 different Research Program Areas for the health of all dogs. These program areas enable the Foundation to create depth in our research portfolio and help us to be responsive to the health concerns of our constituents.
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.