Englewood, Colo.-Morris Animal Foundation is funding $3.7 million
in humane animal health studies this year. With this level of funding, the
organization continues to establish itself as the world's largest foundation
funding companion animal and wildlife health studies.
The AKC's Veterinary Outreach Program has received $100,000 for their
2002 scholarships, awarded to students in veterinary schools who are pursuing
canine-related studies. AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC-CAR) has donated
the funds for the program this year.
New York-The Animal Medical Center (AMC) and the Canine Health
Foundation (KHF) have plans to launch a scientific study to evaluate health
risks and injuries to search and rescue dogs working at the World Trade
Center following the September 11th attacks.