The deadline for nominations for the International Canine Health
Awards, which are run by the Kennel Club Charitable Trust and
include prize funds donated by Vernon and Shirley Hill of Metro
Bank, has been extended to 8th January 2016 to allow more people to
The International Canine Health Awards are returning for a
fourth year to celebrate the world's finest researchers and
scientists, whose work has had a positive impact on the health and
wellbeing of dogs.
The three categories for the International Canine Health Awards
- International Prize in Canine Health for
outstanding contribution in the field of canine health and welfare
(a prize fund of £40,000 for future projects). The award will be
presented to someone who is currently involved in world-class
innovation but with much still to contribute.
- Lifetime Achievement Award with £10,000 prize
fund - 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 which will be split
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.
The awards will be presented at a ceremony to be held at the
Kennel Club in April 2016 and will be judged by representatives
from the veterinary profession and the world of scientific
research, including experts in the nominees' selected fields.
All nominations should be made via the
online application form here. If you have any queries
regarding the application process, please contact Catherine
Torrance at the Kennel Club via firstname.lastname@example.org.