Animal Welfare The very latest news regarding all aspects of animal welfare, protection, rescue, and preservation including statistics, research, and proposed law changes in agriculture and animal husbandry. This category contains releases from animal welfare societies, animal right activist groups, and companies involved in the areas of animal health, safety, and breeding. Get updates on the status of threatened, endangered, and protected species, as well as announcements of educational campaigns and fundraising events.

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Sep 19, 2019, 17:54 ET PenFed Credit Union Supports Eugene Shelter Animal Resource Alliance with $6,000 Donation

PenFed Credit Union's Eugene Service Center today announced a $6,000 donation to Shelter Animal Resource Alliance's (S.A.R.A's) Treasures to support...


Sep 19, 2019, 14:11 ET AKC Canine Health Foundation Receives Multi-million Dollar Gift to Advance the Health of Dogs

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the health of all dogs and their owners by funding...


Sep 19, 2019, 13:50 ET History Made as Texas Tech University Breaks Ground on School of Veterinary Medicine

Administrators and officials from Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) gathered Thursday (Sept. 19) in an...


Sep 17, 2019, 14:37 ET Take a Stand Against Service Dog Fraud During National Service Dog Month

Imagine having the independence and peace of mind to venture out into public for the very first time, thanks to a task-trained service dog. Every...


Sep 17, 2019, 10:07 ET Banfield Foundation® and Russell Wilson Team Up On Domestic Violence Public Service Announcement

Today, the Banfield Foundation® launched its Safer Together™ public service announcement (PSA) featuring professional football champion and pet...


Sep 17, 2019, 09:08 ET The American Kennel Club Celebrates 135th Anniversary

On September 17, 1884, a group of 12 dedicated sportsmen from local dog clubs convened to form the American Kennel Club® (AKC®). 135 years later, the ...


Sep 17, 2019, 06:00 ET Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Announces New Long-Term Oceans Campaign

Ahead of Climate Week, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, the world's most passionate and powerful protector of ocean life, announced today that it...


Sep 17, 2019, 05:05 ET Pet Insurance Market Size Worth $14.9 Billion By 2028 | CAGR: 16.3%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global pet insurance market size is expected to reach USD 14.9 billion by 2028, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.,...


Sep 17, 2019, 05:00 ET Treatment used for drug overdoses in people could help sea turtles suffering from red tide exposure

Sea turtles suffering from toxic red tide exposure could benefit from a therapy used to treat human drug overdoses. Morris Animal Foundation-funded...


Sep 16, 2019, 10:37 ET VitalPet Appoints Interim CEO

VitalPet's Board of Directors appointed an Interim CEO, Jeff Anapolsky, effective Thursday, September 12th. Mr. Anapolsky has over 20 years of...


Sep 14, 2019, 11:30 ET American Humane Deploying Rescue Team to Search for and Save Animals in Devastated Bahamas

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, which has been saving animals in disasters for more than 100 years, is deploying...


Sep 13, 2019, 05:00 ET Early detection is key: Screening test could improve lives of cats with heart disease

A new, two-minute screening technique could help save cats from dying prematurely of heart disease. Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at...


Sep 12, 2019, 14:22 ET 3 Ways Pet Adoption Can Be a Win for All

(Family Features) Pet adoption improves – and sometimes saves – the lives of millions of furry friends each year. However, the benefits of adoption...


Sep 12, 2019, 11:35 ET Purina & RedRover Continue National Mission To Expand Number Of Pet-Friendly Shelters With Four New Purple Leash Project Shelter Grants

Four domestic violence shelters will soon have more resources to support abuse survivors and their pets, thanks to Purple Leash Project grants from...


Sep 12, 2019, 09:30 ET Veterinary Electrosurgery Market Worth $85 Million by 2024 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

According to the new market research report "Veterinary Electrosurgery Market by Product (Mopolar Electrosurgery, Bipolar Electrosurgery,...


Sep 12, 2019, 07:30 ET Estrellas promueven la campaña mundial de concientización sobre la adopción de mascotas Remember Me Thursday®

Este mes, el Helen Woodward Animal Center nuevamente se unirá a activistas y organizaciones defensoras del bienestar de los animales de todo el mundo ...


Sep 12, 2019, 07:30 ET Stars Shine For Remember Me Thursday® Global Pet Adoption Awareness Campaign

This month, Helen Woodward Animal Center will once again unite with animal welfare proponents and organizations worldwide for the 7th Annual Remember ...


Sep 11, 2019, 17:21 ET Four U.S. Military Dogs Receive Nation's Top Honors for Valor at American Humane's 2019 Lois Pope K-9 Medal of Courage Awards

A brave black Lab who was wounded in action while uncovering IEDs in Afghanistan; an intrepid Dutch Shepherd who helped safely evacuate a critically...


Sep 11, 2019, 17:20 ET Vanda Pharmaceuticals Applauds the EPA's Landmark Commitment to Eliminate Animal Testing and Urges the Food and Drug Administration to End Unnecessary and Scientifically Flawed Animal Toxicity Studies

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (Nasdaq: VNDA), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative...


Sep 11, 2019, 16:01 ET Heska Corporation Announces Proposed Private Offering of $75.0 Million of Convertible Senior Notes

Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA; "Heska" or the "Company"), a provider of advanced veterinary diagnostic and specialty healthcare products, today...


Sep 11, 2019, 08:05 ET PetSmart Charities® Commits Largest Gift To-Date Of $3 Million To Meals on Wheels America To Benefit Seniors And Their Pets

One-in-four seniors live alone, often with a pet as their only source of comfort. With nearly 7 million seniors living at or below the poverty line,...


Sep 10, 2019, 09:03 ET Adoptable Cats Celebrate Fancy Feast Donation with Garden Party

Fancy Feast hosted a Garden Party for adoptable cats at the spcaLA to celebrate the donation of over $500,000 worth of Fancy Feast APPETIZERS to...


Sep 10, 2019, 08:30 ET OPEI Launches TurfMutt Foundation, Honors Lucky the TurfMutt's Legacy

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announces the official launch of The TurfMutt Foundation, an organization that will further the mission...


Sep 10, 2019, 08:00 ET How to Protect Your Dog from Lyme disease

Lyme disease in dogs is caused by one of the fastest-growing tick-transmitted bacterial infections in the United States – and it can cause major...


Sep 09, 2019, 17:05 ET A New Furry Family Member Could Make this an A+ Back-to-School Season

From backpacks and homework to fresh new sneakers, back-to-school season is here and one thing many parents and teachers may not think about are the...