2014

  • Determining the Characteristics of Sperm That Accurately Predict Fertility of Stud Dogs. Funded in cooperation with the AKC Canine Health Foundation and other Parent Clubs ($2,000-OPEN) CHF Grant 02124-A  Article
  • Identifying the Gene Responsible for Inherited Infertility and Sterility in 28 Breeds.Funded in cooperation with the AKC Canine Health Foundation and other Parent Clubs ($2,000-OPEN) CHF Grant #02123-A  Article  related grants
  • Targeting the Mechanism of Bacterial Adherence during Pyometra to Develop an Effective Non-Invasive Treatment for Disease Funded in cooperation with the AKC Canine Health Foundation and other Parent Clubs ($2,000-OPEN) CHF Grant #02118-A10210
  • Identifying the gene Responsible For Inherited Infertility and Sterility in 28 Breeds – Cornell University – Funded in cooperation with the AKC Canine Health Foundation and other Parent Clubs (OPEN) CHF Grant #02123
  • Determining the Characteristics of Sperm That Accurately Predict Fertility – University of California, Davis – Funded in cooperation with the AKC Canine Health Foundation and other Parent Clubs ($12,960-OPEN) CHF Grant #02124

2009

  • Detection of Brucella Canis DNA in Canine Urine, Semen and Vaginal Cells via qPCR Analysis – Iowa State University – Funded in cooperation with the AKC Canine Health Foundation and other Parent Clubs ($500) CHF Grant #1352.
    Note: Currently there is no early detection testing available for this disease.  This research hopes to develop a test that will detect the disease earlier than traditional culture and serology.

2006

  • Characterization of the Canine Y Chromosome: Identifying Genes that Cause Male Infertility – Texas A & M University – Funded in cooperation with the AKC Canine Health Foundation and other Parent Clubs (Grant #779) ($500) CHF Grant #779