Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation organized under the laws of the State of
California for the purposes of:
awareness and educating the public about canine epilepsy.
research to find a gene marker and develop a
screening test to identify carriers.
affected dogs to obtain blood donations from the epileptic dogs and
their 1st step relatives.
those working to end canine epilepsy and funding research to find a cure and develop more effective treatments.
Reaching out to
pet owners, professionals
and others working with dogs to increase awareness of the threat of canine
epilepsy and provide resources so they can help
and stay informed.
Helping to find homes for
epileptic dogs and supporting the work of Rescue Groups.
New Research Updates
Toby's Foundation is co-sponsoring a CHF grant for Dr. Ned Patterson entitled Canine Epilepsy: Genetic variants, biomarkers, and new therapies.
Dr. Karen Munana is recruiting dogs for a clinical trial - The Microbiota-Gut-Brain axis in canine epilepsy-Determining the role of Lactobacilli.
Toby's Foundation is also co-sponsoring a MAF grant for Dr. Karen Munana entitled Use of Accelerometry to Detect Seizure Activity in Dogs with Idiopathic Epilepsy.
Read more about these studies