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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23 Apr, 2017, 11:13 ET Rescued Eaglet Returned To National Arboretum Nest In Washington, DC

During the evening of April 20th, the right leg of 23-day-old Bald Eaglet "DC4" became precariously lodged inside a hole within the outer rails of...


21 Apr, 2017, 18:21 ET Endangered-Wine Launches New Lifestyle Label and Mission on Earth Day

Endangered-Wine proudly announces the launch of its new label of select wines from the fertile grounds of Northern California. Endangered-Wine...


21 Apr, 2017, 07:07 ET Orderhouse to Launch DTC eCommerce for Healthy Solutions For Pets

Orderhouse, a provider of integrated end to end eCommerce solutions, has announced an agreement with Healthy Solutions For Pets, a newly formed...


20 Apr, 2017, 17:47 ET Andy Cohen's 'Pet Project' With Purina ONE Brings Shelter Dogs into the Classroom

Purina ONE® celebrated its ONE Difference campaign today with the help of television personality Andy Cohen and his former shelter dog Wacha. The...


20 Apr, 2017, 15:23 ET Bayer North American Bee Care Center Celebrates 10,000 Visitors

It's not just the beehives at the Bayer Bee Care Center that are buzzing with activity today. Today, the Center celebrates the more than 10,000...


20 Apr, 2017, 11:00 ET Furniture Row Signs On As Partner Sponsor For The Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry

Furniture Row is pleased to announce its partnership with the Dumb Friends League as a 2017 Furry Scurry Partner Sponsor. The Furry Scurry is a...


20 Apr, 2017, 10:50 ET IFAW: Africa's Protected Areas Have Just A Quarter Of The Elephants They Should

A new study from the Conservation Ecology Research Unit (CERU) at the University of Pretoria predicts how many elephants there should be in 73...


20 Apr, 2017, 10:30 ET Primetime Pooch: DOGTV Launches First-Ever Video On Demand Offering On Xfinity TV

Comcast's pet owners and their canines are in for a real treat: DOGTV, the world's first and only television network created specifically for dogs,...


19 Apr, 2017, 10:30 ET Congratulations - It's a Dog! The Maker of NexGard® (afoxolaner) Launches Online Registry for Dogs

From chew toys to crates and collars to cleaning supplies, preparing for a new dog requires planning and preparation. Today, Merial, now part of...


19 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET THIRTEEN's "Nature" Tracks Down the Builder of Burrows on Hotel "Armadillo" Wednesday, April 19, 2017 on PBS

Brazil's remote Pantanal, covering more than 80,000 square miles, is the largest tropical wetland in the world. It is chiefly made up of flooded...


19 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET Royal Canin Supports Annual World Cat Congress As Global Sponsor

Royal Canin, a global pet food leader, today announced its global sponsorship of the upcoming World Cat Congress (WCC) in Las Vegas, NV. on April...


19 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Giraffes

In response to recent scientific consensus on giraffes' vulnerability to extinction, five wildlife protection groups today petitioned the U.S. Fish...


18 Apr, 2017, 11:58 ET Introducing Hill's® Science Diet® Youthful Vitality Food for Aging Pets

Hill's Pet Nutrition unveils Hill's® Science Diet® Youthful Vitality, a line of food for dogs and cats aged seven and older to fight the effects of...


18 Apr, 2017, 10:31 ET The Fort Worth Zoo Achieves Humane Certification for Animal Welfare

Today, American Humane, the country's first national humane organization and the world's largest certifier of animal welfare and well-being,...


18 Apr, 2017, 06:05 ET MYOS RENS enters into agreement with Kansas State University to study impact of Fortetropin® on reducing muscle loss in dogs after joint surgery

MYOS RENS Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MYOS) has entered into an agreement with the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University to study...


18 Apr, 2017, 06:00 ET Novus Global Swine Nutrition Roundtable Forges Future for Swine

Novus International, Inc. released a list of key challenges and opportunities for the swine industry developed at the Novus Global Swine Nutrition...


17 Apr, 2017, 11:09 ET TIGERS Myrtle Beach Safari Announces Exclusive Partnership

TIGERS Myrtle Beach Safari is teaming up with several Myrtle Beach lodging partners to offer an additional way for visitors to book and experience...


17 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET HFA Petitions USDA To Cease Payments To Producers Who Neglect Livestock

Today, the Humane Farming Association (HFA) has filed a petition with the Trump Administration to cease USDA Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP)...


15 Apr, 2017, 11:37 ET Update on endangered right whale found dead in Cape Cod Bay

On Thursday, April 13, a dead North Atlantic right whale was reported around 11:30 a.m. near Barnstable by researchers conducting right whale...


14 Apr, 2017, 10:04 ET Alley Cat Allies Extends Observation Of National Animal Care & Control Appreciation Week Throughout April

Alley Cat Allies is extending the observation of National Animal Care & Control Appreciation Week, held April 9-15, throughout the month of...


13 Apr, 2017, 11:32 ET New Resources From Pet Food Institute Explore How Pet Food Is Made

With over 160 million dogs and cats in the United States, America's pet food and treat makers have the important responsibility of providing safe...


13 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Heska Schedules First Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call for May 2, 2017

Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA - News; "Heska" or the "Company"), a provider of advanced veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, plans to...


12 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Heska Schedules Annual Meeting of Stockholders for May 1, 2017

Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA - News; "Heska" or the "Company"), a provider of advanced veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, has...


11 Apr, 2017, 11:19 ET Throwing a Critical Lifeline to Shelters Affected by the Louisiana Flood

Months after floodwaters from the devastating, record-breaking August 2016 flood have subsided, local animal shelters and rescue organizations in...


10 Apr, 2017, 10:56 ET Throwing a Lifeline to Shelter That Helped Save Others in Floods

St. Landry Parish Animal Control employees describe their rural shelter as "small in size but big in heart"—and their actions during the August...