Our Projects

The Royal Canin Foundation is a non-profit organization supporting projects that highlight the positive role of pets in human health and welfare

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Big or small...

The Royal Canin Foundation Board consider all projects, big or small, that align with our defined objectives. This covers very diverse areas such as working dogs’ training, disease detection, therapeutic pets or assistance dogs. As a first criteria:



  • Being aligned with our Animal Welfare Policy,
  • Support one or more of the Royal Canin Foundation focus areas (the health and welfare of working dogs; pets in support of medical health; pets in support of human mental health),
  • Have long-term added value to society and to human health.

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Breast cancer detection

The Institut Curie in France is aiming with the KDOG programme to develop a clear and effective methodology for cancer detection by dogs, while ensuring it is repeatable, reliable...

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Medical detection dogs UK Covid-19

What if detecting asymptomatic cases of Covid-19 was as simple as taking a dog for a walk? Medical Detection Dogs could be deployed to any public space, providing rapid,...

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Reducing autism spectrum disorder with trained dogs

Po To Jestem encourages children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and mental disability to work with specially trained dogs and acquire basic universal non-verbal...

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Certified training for medical detection dogs

The elaboration and implementation of a first standardized “Certified Training in Medical Detection Dogs (CTMDD)” for Dog Handlers or Educators in order to provide to the required...

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