The AKC Canine Health Foundation is dedicated to advancing 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's vision is to address the health needs of all dogs across their entire lifetime by focusing on all aspects of their physical, mental, and social well-being. CHF embraces the One Health model as a critical tool to achieving its vision.
Within this mission and vision, the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation has three primary goals:
Participate in canine health research by providing samples or by enrolling in a clinical trial. Samples are needed from healthy dogs and dogs affected by specific diseases.Learn How to Help