- AKC/CHF AKC/Canine Health Foundation
- CHIC Canine Health Information Center
- OFA Orthopedic Foundation For Animals
- Canine Genetic Diseases Network
- Canine Epilepsy Network
- DOGenes on Renal Dysplasia
- Animal Poison Control Center
The American Shih Tzu Club participates in the Purina Parent Club Partnership Program, which offers an opportunity for those owners who use Purina products to also provide funding for health research.