Additional Health Concerns

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

The Foundation is striving to add depth to our research portfolio in the health areas our constituents consider to be of greatest importance. Research Program Areas allow you to support your concerns broadly. Importantly, an investment in the research program areas of your choice will help make sure important science never goes unfunded.

Click here to view active RFPs and our research program areas.

Research Program Areas:


Blood Disorders


Clinician-Scientist Fellowship Program

Dermatology and Allergic Disease



Gastrointestinal Disease

General Canine Health

Hepatic Disease

Immunology and Infectious Disease

Kidney and Urological Disease

Lung and Respiratory Disease

Musculoskeletal Conditions and Disease


Oncology - General

Oncology - Hemangiosarcoma

Oncology - Lymphoma

Oncology - Osteosarcoma


Reproductive Conditions

Theriogenology Residency Program

Tick-Borne Disease

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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