Embark Veterinary has donated the money in the name of the 147th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Best in Show winner
Embark Veterinary Inc. announced a donation of $10,000 to the Cornell Richard P. Riney Canine Health Center. The donation was made in the name of Buddy the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen, the 147th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Best in Show winner. With this donation marks a total of $50,000 in canine research donations by Embark.
Buddy, officially known as CH Soletrader Buddy Holly, is a Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen, a French scent hound. These canines are good-natured and extroverted and were utilized in hunting hares originally.
According to an organizational release,1 the center is currently working on projects investigating how canine osteosarcoma cells respond to a combination of chemotherapy and Spatially Fractionated Radiotherapy. The center is also working on developing a non-invasive blood sampling technique that allows earlier detection of hepatocellular carcinoma.
"As official research partners, this donation bolsters a longstanding relationship between the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and Embark that accelerates efforts to help canine health research meet the needs of dogs," said Lorin D. Warnick, DVM, PhD, ACVPM, professor of ambulatory and production medicine and Austin O. Hooey Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, in the release.1
Westminster dog DNA test sponsor Embark donates $10k to Cornell University Richard P. Riney Canine Health Center. News release. Embark Veterinary Inc. May 10, 2023. Accessed May 12, 2023. https://prnmedia.prnewswire.com/news-releases/westminster-dog-dna-test-sponsor-embark-donates-10k-to-cornell-university-richard-p-riney-canine-health-center-301820970.html