International Canine Health Awards

International Canine Health Awards
The International Canine Health Awards are returning 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. Learn more.
How to Apply for International Canine Health Awards
All nominations should be made via the online application form on the Kennel Club website. Read more.
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Canine Health Awards News
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Previous Winners
View the previous winners of the International Canine Health Awards
Dr Cathryn Mellersh, International Award winner 2015
Dr Cathryn Mellersh, from the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket, has won one of three awards available as part of the largest and most prestigious veterinary awards in Europe for her canine genetics research. Learn more.
Professor David Argyle - International Award winner 2015
Professor David Argyle, 47, from The University of Edinburgh, has won one of three awards available as part of the largest and most prestigious veterinary awards in Europe, for his pioneering work in transforming our understanding of the way cancer spreads in dogs. Read more.
Dr Elaine Ostrander - Lifetime Achievement Award winner 2013
Gifted and visionary American scientist Dr Elaine Ostrander has been chosen as the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award for her groundbreaking work in the field of canine genomics. Read more.
Emily Milodowski - Student Award winner 2013
Emily Milodowski has been chosen as the winner of the Student Inspiration Award. Read more.
Dr. Aguirre - International Award winner 2013
Dr. Aguirre is a world-leading Professor of Medical Genetics and Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Read more.
James Swann - Student Award winner 2015
James Swann, from Colchester, has won one of three awards available as part of the largest and most prestigious veterinary awards in Europe, to help further his pioneering work into a fatal autoimmune disease in dogs. Read more.
Professor Peter Bedford - Lifetime Achievement Award winner 2014
Professor Peter Bedford receives the the Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding work and contribution to the health of man's best friend. Read more.
Professor Robin Franklin - International Award winner 2014
Professor Robin Franklin receives International Health Award for this work in canine health. Read more.
Professor Sheila Crispin - Lifetime Achievement Award winner 2015
Professor Sheila Crispin has won a lifetime achievement award as part of the largest and most prestigious veterinary awards in Europe for her work as a veterinary ophthalmologist. Read more.
Hertfordshire Professor Wins International Award For Ground-breaking Work in Veterinary Neurology
Hertfordshire Professor Wins International Award For Ground-breaking Work in Veterinary Neurology. Read more.
Cambridge Professor Wins Lifetime Achievement Award For Pioneering Research In Canine Diseases
Cambridge Professor Wins Lifetime Achievement Award For Pioneering Research In Canine Diseases. Read more.
Local Veterinary Student Wins International Award For His Latest Research
Local Veterinary Student Wins International Award For His Latest Research. Read more.
Local Veterinary Student Wins International Award For Her Ground-breaking Research
Local Veterinary Student Wins International Award For Her Ground-breaking Research. Read more.
Nominations Sought For Prestigious International Canine Health Awards
Nominations Sought For Prestigious International Canine Health Awards. Click to read more and learn how to apply.
Cathryn Mellersh - Since winning the Kennel Club International Canine Health Award
The funding provided for the Kennel Club awards scheme by the US banking entrepreneur Vernon Hill and his wife Shirley, is being used by Cathryn to reinforce her team and launch the research careers of three talented young scientists. Read more.
Elaine Ostrander - Since winning the Kennel Club International Canine Health Lifetime Award
Professor Ostrander, head of the comparative genetics section of the US National Human Genome Research Institute, was the leader of the international research team that drew up the first map of the canine genome in 2004. For that, she won the lifetime achievement award in the inaugural Kennel Club International Canine Health Awards in 2013. Read more.
Holger Volk - Since winning the Kennel Club International Canine Health Award
Holger has made a considerable personal contribution to studying epilepsy, one of the most puzzling neurological diseases in dogs, and around him he has also built a research team with a formidable international reputation. Read more.
Natalie Gibbons - Since winning the Kennel Club International Canine Health Undergraduate Student Inspiration Award
Funding awarded by the Kennel Club Charitable Trust has laid the groundwork for potential new treatments for deadly immune diseases in dogs – and launched the research career of a talented young veterinary scientist. Click to read more.
Sheila Crispin - since winning the Kennel Club International Canine Health Award
After winning the international award in 2015, Sheila was recognised not only for her contribution to veterinary science, but it also celebrated her leadership of the veterinary profession as president of its ruling body the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, as chief panellist of the BVA/Kennel Club/International Sheep Dog Society eye scheme panel and as chair of the Advisory Council on the Welfare Issues of Dog Breeding. Click to read more.
Winners Of Europe’s Most Prestigious Veterinary Awards Revealed
The winners of the International Canine Health Awards 2017 have been announced. Click to find out the winners.
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