Health Projects

Since it was incorporated as a charitable organization in 1996, the English Springer Foundation has raised, and granted, funds for health and genetic research and education. This section of the web site details those efforts. Here you will find important information about current and ongoing research projects.

Grant seekers will find the information that they seek concerning the Foundation’s grant application and review process and guidelines for research and education proposals.

AKC Canine Health Foundation
Report to the
English Springer Spaniel Field
Trial Foundation


Dr. Calvin Carpenter, Executive Director, AKC/CHF provided an update at the ESSFTA Foundation Annual Meeting.  Click on the following link to access his slide presentation.  AKC/CHF Presentation


Click on the following links for PRA information 2020.  PRA Update and AKC/CHF PRA Progress Report 2020

Click on the following link to read the Foundation update to the Springer Community Report to Springer Community

Click on the following link to read the report from Dr.Bell to update the information on PRA  Bell Report

Click on the following link to read the letter from the Foundation to Canine Health Foundation. Letter to CHF


Click on the following link for the update on Tic-borne infections found in English Springer Spaniels Springer trial infograph BS post edits final 42018