President’s Annual Report for 2005
The health survey has been compiled and the results have helped the AKC-CHF direct research grants to the areas of most need.
The Foundation has made several major grants in 2005
|4/8/2005||$19,150||Degenreative Myelopathy Research||Contribution made to the AGSDCF that were specifically earmarked for Clemmon’s research & AGSDCF Matching Funds contributions (University of Florida)||Dr. Roger Clemmons|
|4/8/205||$2,000||AKC Canine Health Foundation||Grant #0257: Investigation of Predicators of Outcome for Canine Mast Cell Tumors (Auburn University)||Dr. Elizabeth Whitney|
|4/8/205||$5,000||AKC Canine Health Foundation||Grant #0276: To Study Microarray Analysis for Cardiac Gene Expression in German Shepherds with Sudden Death (Cornell University)||Dr. Sydney Moise|
|12/13/2005||$7,040||Degenerative Myelopathy Research||AGSDCF Matching Funds contributions (University of Florida)||Dr. Roger Clemmons|
|12/13/2004||$2,400||AKC Canine Health Foundation||Grant #0305: Study of Autoimmune Diseases (University of Utah)||Dr. Wayne Potts|
The Heritage Society has several new members. The Foundation recognizes past donors as well as Heritage Society members on the Foundation web site. These donors are cumulative and divided into categories. Peter Cacioppo, our fund raising and structured gift ambassador, has made significant progress in our will and legacy contributions.
Foundation information in available on our new website AGSDCF.org. This site includes the Foundation Officers, Directors, History, Grants, Contributions, Heritage Society, cookbook, Recognition sculpture, Annual Reports, Financial Reports as well as helpful links. The Foundation website has received over 16,000 visitors.
Carl B. Alaniz & Deborah Kniss
Peter & Rhonda Cacioppo
Janet & David Coleman
Jim & Bobbie Cusick
Florence Susan Godek
Carol A. Hudd
Kim K. McNamara
Robert and Patti Mitchell
Ralph S. Roberts
Larry & Cheri Savage
Eagle Hill Shepherds
Cedar Creek Kennels
Asgard German Shepherds
Covina Knolls Kennels
Thousand Oaks, CA
Coral Springs, Florida
Hacienda Heights, CA
Las Vegas, NV
West Hartford, CT
Santa Barbara, CA
Personal Thank You
I will be retiring as President of the AGSDCF after this term. I wish to thank each of you for the support you have given me during the last thirteen years. Together we have accomplished a great deal for our wonderful breed, our friend and our companion Each of have my love and appreciation.