Morris Animal Foundation’s Golden Retriever Lifetime Study is a groundbreaking effort to understand and learn how to prevent cancer and other diseases in dogs. It is the largest and longest observational study ever undertaken in the United States to improve the health of dogs. This study is the first under Morris Animal Foundation’s Canine Lifetime Health Project. The study has enrolled 3,044 golden retrievers and will last 10 to 14 years. This study will identify genetic, nutritional and environmental risk factors for cancer and other major diseases that affect all dogs.