To sustain future advancements in canine and human health,
the AKC Canine Health Foundation makes it a priority to encourage and
support the next generation of canine health researchers. CHF is proud to
announce three new fellowships awarded for 2020.
CHF-funded research results improve our understanding of the
factors influencing canine leptospirosis testing and will assist
targeted education and prevention efforts. Learn more
CHF-funded investigators showed that exposure to dog
allergens may worsen asthma symptoms in children, but exposure to the microbes
and physical activity involved in spending time with dogs was associated with
fewer or less severe asthma symptoms. Learn more
photo courtesy of Canine Companions for Independence
New Canine Health Articles at akcchf.org
Read the latest canine health articles and infectious disease fact sheets available on our website:
Join the fun at Canines & Cocktails, CHF’s annual gala
to celebrate achievements in canine health research. The event will be held
Thursday, December 12, 2019 just before the AKC National Championship
in Orlando, FL.
Established in 1995, the AKC Canine Health Foundation's (CHF) mission is to advance the health of all dogs and their owners by funding scientific research and supporting the dissemination of health information to prevent, treat and cure canine disease.