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The International Canine Health Awards are returning for the sixth year to celebrate some of the world’s finest researchers and scientists whose work has had a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of dogs.

Nominations are currently being sought for the awards, which are run by the Kennel Club Charitable Trust and include substantial cash prizes donated by Vernon and Shirley Hill of Metro Bank to go towards new or continued research.

How to Apply/Nominate Someone
Click here for information on how to apply and how to nominate someone for a International Canine Health Award
Previous Winners
Previous year's winners include Professor Garden who received the International Award in 2017 for his outstanding contribution in the field of canine health and welfare. Find out more about them and other past winners.
Read all the news about the International Canine Health Awards here.
Our Sponsor
The International Canine Health Awards are underwritten by a major gift from Vernon and Shirley Hill, Founders of Metro Bank and administrated by the Kennel Club. Find out more about Metro Bank and how they support the awards.
Contact & Press
If you would like to get in touch with the Kennel Club press team to discuss the International Canine Health Awards or request a quote from a spokesperson please click here.

The four categories for the International Canine Health Awards are: