The Canine Research Foundation (CRF) is the official research vehicle of ANKC Ltd. The Foundation is an independent public trust for the purposes of funding research directed at improving canine health, which it does through a program of annual research grants.
It is a Public Charitable Trust with research conducted at Australian universities from funds generated via the levy on puppy registrations, fund raising functions, tax-deductible donations and bequests from the public.
The CRF was founded by the VCA in 1992 and 83 research grants have been awarded for projects through to those commencing in 2011. Funding to the CRF is received from all ANKC Ltd Member Bodies.
2019 Application Grants
Please note applications for the 2019 grants closed on 31 May, 2018 and are currently being assessed.
Status of Canine Research Foundation Funded Research Grants
Please click here to open a PDF Status Report on research grants funded by the Canine Research Foundation. [Last updated February 2018]
Please click here to open a PDF Project Listing on research grants funded by the Canine Research Foundation. [Last updated February 2018]