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AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces New Executive Leadership October 18, 2021

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the health of all dogs, announces new executive leadership.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces Matching Funds for Musculoskeletal Disease Research October 15, 2021

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the health of all dogs, announces $25,000 in matching funds for musculoskeletal disease research.

Universities Selected for 2022 Theriogenology Residency Programs August 30, 2021

The American Kennel Club (AKC), AKC Canine Health Foundation (AKCCHF), and Theriogenology Foundation (TF) are pleased to announce that Auburn University, The Ohio State University, and the University of Pennsylvania have been selected through a competitive grant application process to receive residency program funding in 2022 through the AKC/AKCCHF/TF Small Animal Theriogenology Residency Program.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Holds its First Virtual National Parent Club Canine Health Conference August 13, 2021

The AKC Canine Health Foundation hosts its National Parent Club Canine Health Conference this weekend, August 13-15, virtually for the first time in the conference’s 24-year history

AKC Canine Health Foundation Honors Dr. Cynthia Otto with the 2021 Asa Mays, DVM Excellence in Canine Health Research Award August 5, 2021

Dr. Cynthia Otto is the recipient of the 2021 Asa Mays, DVM Excellence in Canine Health Research Award.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces Matching Funds for Endocrinology Research August 2, 2021

In recognition of their tenth anniversary, the Australian Terrier Trust will match donations in support of CHF-funded endocrinology research up to $10,000.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces 2021 Small Animal Theriogenology Residency Recipients June 15, 2021

The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the health of all dogs, announces two new theriogenology residencies awarded in 2021.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month with Over $850,000 in Newly Awarded Cancer Grants May 3, 2021

CHF marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month this May with over $850,000 invested in eleven newly awarded canine cancer research grants.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces Updates to Board of Directors and Scientific Review Committee March 25, 2021

The AKC Canine Health Foundation is pleased to announce updated rosters for their Board of Directors and Scientific Review Committee.

Purina Supports Canine Health Research with Donation to the AKC Canine Health Foundation March 19, 2021

The AKC Canine Health Foundation announces that Purina has donated $108,872.16 to support canine health research.

The AKC Canine Health Foundation Celebrates its 26th Anniversary with Over $535,000 in New Canine Health Grants Awarded February 22, 2021

The AKC Canine Health Foundation Celebrates its 26th Anniversary with Over $535,000 in New Canine Health Grants Awarded

AKC Canine Health Foundation Celebrates $3.29 Million in Canine Health Grants Awarded in 2020 December 23, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation celebrates continued growth in its canine health investments, awarding $3.29 million in 53 new grants during 2020.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Recognizes 2020 Leaders in Canine Health December 15, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation recognizes leaders in canine health with their annual awards.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Celebrates Matched Donations for Hemangiosarcoma Research November 24, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) celebrates overwhelming support for its Hemangiosarcoma Research Initiative with donations matched by the American German Shepherd Dog Charitable Foundation (AGSDCF).

AKC Canine Health Foundation Awards 2021 Clinician-Scientist Fellowships November 12, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation awards three Clinician-Scientist Fellowships for 2021 to encourage and support the next generation of canine health researchers.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces Support for 25th Anniversary Endowment Campaign October 6, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation announces support for its 25th Anniversary Endowment Campaign.

American German Shepherd Dog Charitable Foundation Continues Matching Funds to Support Hemangiosarcoma Research October 2, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation announces that donations in support of its Hemangiosarcoma Research Initiative will be matched by the American German Shepherd Dog Charitable Foundation (AGSDCF) up to $33,000. The match is part of AGSDCF’s three-year, $100,000 pledge to fight this deadly canine cancer.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces Matching Donation for 25th Anniversary Endowment Campaign September 22, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces that in honor of its 25th anniversary, all members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors have generously agreed to match all donations received from new or lapsed donors* in support of the CHF Endowment Fund, up to a cumulative total of $155,000.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Publishes Whitepaper on the State of Genetic Testing in Dogs September 15, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the health of all dogs and their owners, has published a review of the current state of genetic testing in dogs. This valuable resource is intended to help dog breeders, owners, and veterinarians make sound decisions with regard to interpreting and understanding the implications of genetic test results.

Universities Selected for 2021 Theriogenology Residency Programs August 6, 2020

The American Kennel Club (AKC), AKC Canine Health Foundation (AKCCHF), and Theriogenology Foundation (TF) are pleased to announce that Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and the University of Florida have been selected through a competitive grant application process to receive residency program funding in 2021 through the AKC/AKCCHF/TF Small Animal Theriogenology Residency Program.

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