AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF)

The mission of the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation, Inc (CHF) is to advance the health of all dogs and their owners by funding sound scientific research and supporting the dissemination of health information to prevent, treat, and cure canine disease. The Foundation has established a series of goals as well as a strategy for achieving these goals.

The Foundation:

• Funds scientific research

• Closely monitors, through a rigorous process, research projects with the highest scientific standards.

• Communicates to pet-owners, veterinarians and researcher funded discoveries that help prevent, treat and cure canine diseases.

The CHF website: akcchf.org contains a wealth of information:

• Ongoing research

• Grants and applications

• Diseases

• Caring for your dog

• Genetic testing

• Glossary

• Videos

• Podcasts—Don’t miss these. A new one is published every two weeks, and all can be downloaded from the websites or from Apple iTunes.