Research Grants

As one of the world’s largest funding sources for animal health research, we are proud of our long tradition of supporting some of the most innovative researchers advancing the health of more species in more places than any other organization. To date, we have invested over $126 million.

Our research program accepts proposals in three overarching areas:

  • Small companion animal (cats, dogs) – in March
  • Large companion animal (equine species, camelids) -  in July
  • Wildlife (including reptiles, amphibians, exotic pets) - in November

We encourage scientists from around the world and at every stage of their career to explore our grant opportunities.

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