PHILADELPHIA CREAM, February 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Kennel Club of philadelphia cream announced today that it has donated a total of $400,000 to four notable dog-related organizations — $100,000 everyone at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary MedicineAKC Reunite, Take The Lead and AKC Canine Health Foundation.
“We are once again achieving a wonderful combination of recipients this year, all of whom are important parts of our world,” said wayne fergusson, president of the club. “It allows us to help improve the lives and health of dogs and other animals, to care for those in need in the world of dog shows, and to help communities where dogs play a key role in public safety and in our daily lives.”
AKC REUNITESM ADOPT A COP K-9 MATCH GRANT PROGRAM
AKC Reunite, through its Adopt a K-9 Cop matching grant program, works with AKC member clubs to donate K-9 police dogs to nearby police departments. United States. Budget issues and other circumstances can make it difficult to add or replace dogs, and donations from AKC Reunite and AKC clubs can meet this financial need.
“AKC Reunite matches funds donated by clubs at a ratio of three to one, up to $10,000 total per dog,” said Tom Sharp, President and CEO of AKC Reunite. “The Kennel Club’s generous gift of philadelphia creamcombined with the AKC Reunite game, will provide 40K-9 cops nationwide.”
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
The donation to PennVet will go to the Walter Flato Goodman Center for Comparative Medical Genetics to promote and foster interdisciplinary research and training in the field. Medical genetics is the broad field of science that deals with the role of genes in disease. It involves the identification and characterization of genes that cause disease, as well as the application of genetic knowledge to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of genetic diseases.
“Essentially, all genetic diseases that occur in humans can occur in dogs and other mammals due to the fundamental homology between the human genome and the genomes of other mammalian species,” said John H. Wolfe, VMD, PhD, director of the center. “The school has a long and flourishing relationship with the Kennel Club of philadelphia creamwe thank them for this and are delighted to get the help needed to continue our work for the benefit of people and animals.”
Take The Lead provides direct service, support and care to people skilled in dog sport who are suffering from life-threatening and terminal illnesses, natural disasters and in times of the COVID pandemic, job loss, loss of income and health insurance problems. . In nearly 30 years of existence, TTL has awarded $7.3 million for people in need.
“We have received great support from Kennel Clubs across the country over the years to keep our staffing healthy for years to come,” said the Founder and Vice President. Thomas H. Bradley, 3d. “The Kennel Club of philadelphia cream certainly helped pave the way. We are grateful to them, once again, and thank them for their generosity to us and to our sport.”
AKC CANINE HEALTH FOUNDATION
“Make a Difference” are the first words to appear on the AKC Canine Health Foundation’s website, and it’s been doing just that for over 25 years for dogs, dog owners, breeders and researchers in improving the health of all dogs and their owners.
“The AKC Canine Health Foundation has a long and valued relationship with the Kennel Club of philadelphia cream“, said the CEO Darin Collins, DVM. “This generous donation, made possible by Mr. wayne fergusson, President of the Kennel Club of philadelphia cream, and all KCP members, will be used to advance our funding for research that promotes the health of all dogs, everywhere. Thank you, KCP.”
Mr Ferguson said: “NBC and Purina, our great partners at the National Dog Show for the past 20 years, and the tireless and hardworking members of our club, are helping us make this happen for everyone involved. This extends the reach and impact of our broadcast well beyond our millions of viewers each Thanksgiving Day. This allows us to recognize the ongoing important and meaningful work our recipients do for our dogs and their people.
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