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BIS GCHB Wildest Dream Genuine Rock N Roll, RA, CD, HIT

Meet Rocco, our featured dog for the month of September in the 2018 Champions for Canine Health Calendar.

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Responsible Use of DNA Testing

AKC Canine Health Foundation Partners with IPFD in their Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs Initiative to Support Responsible Use of DNA Testing for Dog Health and Breeding

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Understanding the Role of E. coli Biofilm in Canine Pyometra

Read about this pilot study which confirms the ability of E. coli to create biofilm in canine pyometra.

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Canine Brucellosis Update

Canine brucellosis is a reproductive disease caused by the bacterium Brucella canis (B. canis), which can cause infertility, abortion, and severe spinal infections in dogs.

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Currently Funded Research

Our research portfolio ranges from molecular research that may identify the genetic cause of disease or study the underlying mechanism of disease pathogenesis to clinical research that may test the efficacy of a drug.

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CHF Research Program Areas

AKC Canine Health Foundation Requests for proposals (RFPs) are categorized by Research Program Area and grants must be submitted in response to specific RFPs. Links to grant applications can be found within these RFPs.

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