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December 2021

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Celebrating 2021 achievements for canine health

2021 was another great year of advancing canine health through scientific research and educational outreach. CHF awarded $3.4 million in 50 canine health research and educational grants. The Foundation also earned its fourth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. 


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Read the Charity Navigator rating press release

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 Thank you to the AKC!

Thank you to the American Kennel Club for their $1 million gift to support cutting-edge canine health research and outreach to dog owners and veterinary professionals through CHF in 2022. Our work would not be possible without the generosity and dedication of our founding organization.

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Congratulations to Dr. A. Duane and Connie Butherus for receiving the 2021 President’s Award in recognition of their more than 50 years of service to dogs.

Congratulations also to our 2021 Distinguished Research Partners - the Australian Shepherd Health and Genetics Institute, Inc. and Retriever News/Entry Express.

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Canines & Cocktails

Thank you to everyone that attended our annual gala – Canines & Cocktails! Check out photos of the festivities on Facebook.

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New Canine Health Articles

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Our latest webinar,Don’t Skip Leg Day: The Importance of Medial Crural Fascia When Recovering from a TPLOis now available to view on-demand. Don’t miss out on this valuable information about improving outcomes for dogs with cranial cruciate ligament rupture.

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Happy New Year!
Best wishes for a healthy and happy 2022.


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.


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