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Morris Animal Foundation Data Commons is a free resource for the scientific research community.  Data Commons provides open access to most of the data collected by the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study, covering 11 key subject areas: activity, behavior, dental, disease diagnoses, diet, environment, grooming, geographical locations, medications, physical exams, and reproduction. Data is collected annually on each of about 3,000 golden retrievers from both the owners and veterinarians.


Data Commons Contents Updated -
The Data Commons database has been updated to include more complete data.
Data Commons Available for Early Access -
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Demographic Data

Medical Conditions Data

Primary Study Endpoints

Diet Data

Behavior Data

Life Style Data

Founding Partner

The Mark & Bette Morris Family Foundation

Platinum Partner

platinum partners

Gold Partner

Golden Retriever Foundation


Hadley & Marion Stuart Foundation

Golden Champions

Mars Veterinary