AKC Canine Heath Foundation News

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces 2020 Small Animal Theriogenology Residency Recipients June 15, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the health of all dogs, announces two theriogenology residencies awarded in 2020.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month with Over $902,000 in New Canine Cancer Research Grants Awarded This Year May 1, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month this May with more than $902,000 awarded for 12 new canine cancer research grants this year.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces Updates to Board of Directors April 20, 2020

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization committed to advancing the health of all dogs, is pleased to announce an updated roster for their Board of Directors.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Welcomes Calvin B. Carpenter, DVM, MBA, DACLAM as Executive Director April 13, 2020

After a nation-wide search, the AKC Canine Health Foundation Board of Directors has selected Dr. Carpenter to lead the Foundation based on his experience in biomedical research and program management.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Chief Executive Officer to Step Down March 2, 2020

AKC Canine Health Foundation Chief Executive Officer Diane Brown, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVP, will step down in April.

The AKC Canine Health Foundation Awards Over $2.1 Million in New Canine Health Research Grants February 27, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the health of all dogs and their owners, has recently awarded over $2.1 million in 36 new canine health research grants.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Celebrates its 25th Anniversary February 21, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2020.

Purina Supports Canine Health with Donation to the AKC Canine Health Foundation February 12, 2020

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces that Purina has donated $124,953 to support canine health research. The gift was presented to CHF Board Chairman Dr. J. Charles Garvin and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Diane Brown at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, February 11.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Recognizes 2019 Leaders in Canine Health December 23, 2019

The AKC Canine Health Foundation announces their 2019 award recipients, recognizing leaders in canine health.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces $2.8 Million in Canine Health Grants in 2019 November 5, 2019

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces another year of growth in grants awarded for canine health research.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Earns Consecutive Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator October 2, 2019

AKC Canine Health Foundation has once again earned a highest possible four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent charity evaluator.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Celebrates Matched Canine Cancer Research Donations September 27, 2019

The AKC Canine Health Foundation celebrates their 2019 Canine Cancer Research Initiative matched by the American Kennel Club and announces a new match challenge for canine hemangiosarcoma research.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Receives Multi-million Dollar Gift to Advance the Health of Dogs September 19, 2019

The AKC Canine Health Foundation announces the receipt of a $5.9 million bequest from a private, anonymous donor.

Philanthropy Improves the Health of Golden Retrievers September 16, 2019

The AKC Canine Health Foundation has a long-standing relationship with the Golden Retriever Foundation to support their dedication to improving the health of Golden Retrievers.

Experts Convene at AKC Canine Health Foundation National Parent Club Canine Health Conference August 13, 2019

The 2019 AKC Canine Health Foundation National Parent Club Canine Health Conference, held August 9-11 in St. Louis, MO, brought together researchers, American Kennel Club (AKC) Parent Club members, breeders, veterinarians, veterinary residents, and veterinary students to discuss the latest findings in canine health research.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Honors Dr. Anita Oberbauer with the 2019 Asa Mays, DVM Excellence in Canine Health Research Award August 5, 2019

AKC Canine Health Foundation announces that Dr. Anita Oberbauer is the recipient of the 2019 Asa Mays, DVM Excellence in Canine Health Research Award.

Funding for Veterinary Educational Grants Program Announced July 24, 2019

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation announces a three-year extension of the AKC/AKCCHF/TF Small Animal Theriogenology Residency Program for 2021-2023.

AKC Canine Health Foundation's Canine Cancer Research Initiative Receives Champion Sponsorship from Kennel Club of Philadelphia May 20, 2019

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation announces the Kennel Club of Philadelphia will direct their Champion Sponsor level gift to the AKC Canine Health Foundation’s 2019 Canine Cancer Research Initiative. This major gift will help support a new clinical trial to fight canine hemangiosarcoma, an aggressive cancer of dogs.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month with Investments in Canine Cancer Research Initiative April 30, 2019

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month this May with the launch of their Canine Cancer Research Initiative. The focus of this initiative is to direct research funding that will advance understanding, treatment and prevention of canine cancer to benefit dogs.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces New Grants for Canine Health Research April 18, 2019

AKC Canine Health Foundation has awarded 28 new canine health research grants in 12 different research program areas since the start of 2019.

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