Now in their third year, The International Canine Health Awards
have attracted illustrious candidates from around the world and
through the generous prize money have supported further research to
improve the health and wellbeing of dogs. Nominations have now been
received and are currently being judged.
Administered by the Kennel Club Charitable Trust and
underwritten by a major gift from Vernon and Shirley Hill, Founders
of Metro Bank, the International Canine Health Awards recognise
innovative researchers and veterinary scientists whose work has had
a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of dogs. A
significant prize fund is on offer for the winners of each award,
representing an opportunity not to be missed by anyone
working for the betterment of dog health.
Here is the list of awards:
International Prize in Canine Health -
This prize fund is dedicated to finance future projects and to
reward the winner's outstanding contribution in the field
of canine health and welfare. The Award will be presented
to someone who is currently involved in world class innovation but
with much still to contribute.
Lifetime Achievement Award - £10,000
Prize fund to reward a veterinarian or
scientist working in a related discipline who has
dedicated much of their career to advancing the health of dogs. The
Award will be presented to someone who has made a significant
impact on the world stage of canine health.
Student Inspiration Awards - £5,000 (x2)
This prize fund will be spilt into Undergraduate and
Postgraduate, with a prize fund of £5,000 for each
winner. This prize will aid further education costs,
the development of their careers, or to create or continue a
project. The Awards will be presented to extraordinary
students studying at a British veterinary school, who demonstrate
the potential significantly to advance the frontiers of
veterinary medicine and research in the field of dogs.