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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11:02 ET Shocking footage reveals reality of cruel trade in Russian beluga whales

The cruel trade in Russian beluga whales (the white whale), captured in the wild for sale to aquaria and travelling shows, has been condemned by...


09:17 ET Mr. President & The First Lady Are Egg-Specting Two Eaglets!

On February 19, The First Lady laid her first egg of 2017 LIVE on the DC Eagle Cam (dceaglecam.org). The world has been watching and waiting to see...


Feb 23, 2017, 15:36 ET Quiznos Commits to Betterment of Chicken Welfare

Quiznos, one of North America's premier quick-service restaurant chains and pioneer of the toasted sub, today announced plans to align its supply...


Feb 23, 2017, 10:16 ET Help is on the way for Nashville's Community Cats

February is Spay & Neuter Awareness Month and this year Mars Petcare and Pet Community Center are joining forces to provide humane care for...


Feb 23, 2017, 10:10 ET Cruelty Free International Calls on United Nations for a Global Ban on Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Cruelty Free International has launched a major global campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics in style. A flash mob organised by the animal...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET New study of antibiotic use on farms and antibiotic resistant Salmonella pathogens shows the need for more robust farm to fork research

A team of interdisciplinary scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina and the Charleston VA Medical Center Research Service recently...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Banfield Foundation® Strengthens Commitment To Enhance Disaster Relief Efforts In 2017

Banfield Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, today announced plans to provide disaster response grants to fund two new veterinary...


Feb 22, 2017, 16:18 ET Consumer and Market Insights: Meat in Russia

Consumer and Market Insights: Meat Market in Russia provides an overview of the market, analyzing market data, demographic consumption patterns...


Feb 22, 2017, 16:05 ET Aratana Therapeutics to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results

Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on the licensing, development and commercialization of innovative...


Feb 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Endangered Species Chocolate Debuts Dark Chocolate Snacking Line

A top-selling brand in the natural food category, Endangered Species Chocolate (ESC) announces the debut of its snacking line. The line features 5...


Feb 21, 2017, 08:45 ET The Emergence of Intelligence-Led Policing in Wildlife Protection

ILP originated from the necessity in policing to focus on using informants and surveillance techniques to combat repeat offenders, with close...


Feb 21, 2017, 08:30 ET Kindred Biosciences to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2016 Financial Results

Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, today announced that it...


Feb 21, 2017, 07:05 ET Henry Schein Reports Record Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2016 Financial Results

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health,...


Feb 21, 2017, 06:15 ET The world's largest shark survey just got bigger

Researchers attempting the world's largest survey of shark populations just reached their goal of 216 reefs — a year and a half ahead of schedule....


Feb 19, 2017, 18:27 ET Colorado Sanctuary Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Argentina

The Wild Animal Sanctuary, the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit Wildlife Sanctuary, has successfully rescued (3) Bengal Tigers, (2) African...


Feb 17, 2017, 16:41 ET State Assembly Member Adrin Nazarian Introduces AB 1199 The Police-Canine Encounters Protection Act

Social Compassion In Legislation (SCIL), a leading California-based 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to finding solutions for the...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:48 ET FDA Cautions Pet Owners and Caretakers Not to Feed Certain Evanger's or Against the Grain Canned Pet Foods Due to Adulteration with Pentobarbital

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising pet owners and caretakers not to feed their pets certain lots of Evanger's canned Hunk of Beef or...


Feb 17, 2017, 11:30 ET Muttley Crue Rescue Announces 4th Annual Mardi Pawz Fundraiser

Muttley Crue, a Cleveland-based 501c3 rescue organization dedicated to saving the lives of dogs in danger, is once again bringing Mardi Gras to...


Feb 17, 2017, 07:10 ET Global Markets for Animal Therapeutics and Diagnostics - Vaccines, Pharmaceuticals, Feed Additives & Diagnostics - Research and Markets

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Markets for Animal Therapeutics and Diagnostics" report to their offering. This...


Feb 16, 2017, 11:09 ET IFAW: Protecting Pangolins on World Pangolin Day

February 18 marks World Pangolin Day. Small and scaly, pangolins are the world's most illegally traded mammal and in danger of extinction. While...


Feb 16, 2017, 11:00 ET Bideawee - A Leading Pet Welfare Organization - Announces New 'Todd B. Richter' Foster Program

Want to help make the world a better place, one paw print at a time? Are you ready to open your heart and home to an animal in need, but are not...


Feb 16, 2017, 09:30 ET Aurora World Celebrates YooHoo & Friends 10Th Anniversary

Aurora World, a global leader in plush toys and high-quality gift products, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of YooHoo & Friends, the...


Feb 15, 2017, 18:09 ET Global Meat Report

Summary The global Meat market recorded a -1.3% CAGR in value terms during 2010-2015, due to falling sales in most of the regions. Latin...


Feb 15, 2017, 14:52 ET Healthy Paws Foundation Partners With Pawsitive Alliance To Get Homeless Pets Adopted

The Healthy Paws Foundation is proud to announce their partnership with Pawsitive Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to help end the...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:35 ET Shannen Doherty to Host Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation's First Annual Gratitude Gala on Saturday March 4, 2017 in Los Angeles

Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation (AHWF), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is focused solely on rescuing, rehabbing and rehoming abused and...