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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08:30 ET New App Helps Abandoned Dogs

A new 80-level puppy gaming app called Help A Pup is now available in all major app stores. This week, it officially hit the virtual shelves of the...


06:24 ET Dog Potty Training Advice, Products and More are Available at New Website Dogordog.com

 The founders of Dogordog.com, a website that offers dog owners a variety of helpful articles, reviews and products devoted to dog potty...


Jul 26, 2016, 08:00 ET Camp Bow Wow Outpaces Industry Growth in First Half of 2016

 Camp Bow Wow®, the leading Doggy Day and Overnight Camp® franchise, which is ranked #1 in the pet category on the Entrepreneur...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:05 ET World Animal Protection exposes the true scale of Thailand's tiger selfie tourism

 In the wake of the recent scandal and closure of Thailand's Tiger Temple, World Animal Protection exposes the true scale of abuse of captive...


Jul 23, 2016, 16:42 ET Royal Flush Havanese Suggests Food For Thought: Table Scraps Can Make Dogs Sick!

 Royal Flush Havanese knows most dog owners are guilty of sneaking their pooch food from the dinner table once in a while. Bad habits die hard,...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:27 ET Pokemon-Going for a walk with your dogs? 5 steps to keep them safe

With the recent release of Pokemon Go, many people are spending more time outdoors, walking and exploring neighborhoods while playing the game....


Jul 22, 2016, 08:35 ET VetX, the On-Demand Veterinarian, Plans to Revolutionize $60B+ Pet-Care Industry

 Pet owners across the U.S. will soon have on-demand access to 24/7 veterinary care through a new web and app-based platform called VetX...


Jul 19, 2016, 16:24 ET Calls for suspension of industrial activity which threatens critically endangered whales in their main feeding ground

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and other groups have called for a temporary suspension of activities by an oil and gas company,...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:30 ET America's Most Amazing Shelter Dog Makeovers Revealed

 Zelda was found filthy, hungry and matted. Barely recognizable as a dog, her rescuers cleaned her up to reveal a tiny Shih Tzu. Unfortunately,...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:01 ET Petcube Takes a Bite out of Pet Owner Anxiety with the Release of Two New Interactive Cameras on Kickstarter

 Today, Petcube announced two new camera products, Petcube Bites and Petcube Play, launching a Kickstarter campaign...


Jul 19, 2016, 08:30 ET Two Bears Ranch - A Destination for Veterans with PTSD & BLM Mustangs

 Now in the final stages of preparation, Two Bears Ranch will soon be helping America's veterans with Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...


Jul 19, 2016, 07:00 ET Pew Calls for Moratorium on Commercial Fishing of Pacific Bluefin Tuna to Prevent Population's Collapse

The Pew Charitable Trusts today called for a two-year moratorium on commercial fishing of the highly depleted Pacific bluefin tuna. In this year's...


Jul 19, 2016, 07:00 ET Pew pide suspensión para la pesca comercial del atún de aleta azul del Pacífico para evitar colapso de la población

La especie se ha achicado con la pesca en más del 97 por ciento, y continúa la sobrepesca The Pew Charitable Trusts pidió hoy...


Jul 19, 2016, 06:00 ET Petco Teams Up with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations to 'Clear the Shelters'

Homeless pets in animal shelters across the country will be finding forever homes when Petco, a national leader in promoting responsible pet care...


Jul 15, 2016, 20:31 ET Building Honey Bees 'Super Safe Highways' Is Vital to America!

 "Planting safe 'Bee Highways' in our neighborhoods and across America sounds like a 'cute' and 'quaint' idea until you realize that without...


Jul 15, 2016, 18:15 ET Interior Budget Bill Loaded with Riders Targeting the National Wildlife Refuge System Passes the House

 Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a Fiscal Year 2017 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R. 5538)...


Jul 14, 2016, 13:26 ET 3 Simple Rules for Healthy, Happy Eggs

 (Family Features) When you head to the grocery store for organic eggs, you assume a certain level of quality in how your eggs were produced....


Jul 14, 2016, 12:55 ET Case Farms LLC of Goldsboro, NC Achieves American Humane Certification For Humane Treatment Of Its Chickens

 Building a more humane world for farm animals begins with meaningful commitments by caring, enlightened farmers, ranchers and food companies....


Jul 14, 2016, 10:45 ET Pet Anti-Breeding System is answer to spay and neuter concerns

The American Kennel Club (AKC) recently changed its position on spaying and neutering dogs and it is putting pet company Highly Favored Creations...


Jul 14, 2016, 08:40 ET Pet Care Expert Offers Health & Safety Tips for Summer's Dog Days

 Those dog days of summer are here – and the heat and humidity can take a toll on the well being of both dogs and cats. Logo -...


Jul 13, 2016, 17:44 ET Scrambling Organic Eggs: Agribusiness and USDA Would Inhumanely Confine Chickens on "Organic" Factory Farms, But Consumers Can Still Fight Back, Says Watchdog Group

Marking today's close of a 90-day public comment period on proposed USDA rules for animal welfare on organic farms, organic industry watchdog The...


Jul 13, 2016, 16:05 ET Aratana Therapeutics to Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

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


Jul 13, 2016, 12:53 ET Hot dog! Northwest residents more likely to help canines in distress than fellow drivers

 During these dog days of summer, a new poll from PEMCO Insurance reveals that Northwest residents are more likely to help a canine cooped up...


Jul 13, 2016, 06:04 ET Petco Foundation Invests More Than $30 Million in FY15 to Support Lifesaving Work

The Petco Foundation today announced that grant investments in FY15 totaled $30 million in funding for animal welfare initiatives – marking...


Jul 12, 2016, 08:35 ET PetProducts.com a Unique Directory that is Merging the Digital World with Your Local Community is Launching Today

 PetProducts.com, a global directory for pet products, stores and services that helps connect pet owners with top professionals within their...