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.

Oct 17, 2014

21:20 ET

Erik Valdez with Jiff at Get a Pet Event

Oct 17, 2014

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A staff member at the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary feeds a group of orphaned chimpanzees in Sierra Leone, Africa. Due to the devastating Ebola outbreak that was confirmed in Sierra Leon in May and the resulting drop in tourism to the area, the Sanctuary's funding was negatively impacted and the care of the chimpanzees jeopardized. The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund board reviewed and approved the crisis grant request in September and provided financial support to offset their funding issues.

Oct 16, 2014

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Oct 16, 2014

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Dr. Annelize Roos is the recipient of the second annual Henry Schein Cares International Veterinary Community Service Award. Dr. Nigel Nichols, Chief Executive Officer, Provet Group, Henry Schein's Animal Health Business in Australia and New Zealand, presented the award to Dr. Roos during the 39th World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress (WSAVA 2014) in Cape Town, South Africa.

Oct 15, 2014

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Oct 15, 2014

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Cleveland-based Animal Oralectrics has invented a new medical device called Zumby(TM) that fights oral bacteria linked to bad breath and gum disease in dogs. The device is disguised as a dog toy and uses a small, safe and undetectable amount of electrical stimulation to eliminate harmful oral bacteria.

Oct 14, 2014

10:25 ET

Perrigo Animal Health Logo

Oct 10, 2014

19:31 ET

Misha Mendicino Designs (PRNewsFoto/Misha Mendicino Designs)

Oct 08, 2014

09:00 ET

The San Bernardino kangaroo rat is federally endangered and listed by the State of California as a Species of Special Concern.  (Photo Courtesy of Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles) (PRNewsFoto/Wildlands)

Oct 08, 2014

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Oct 08, 2014

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NORTH SHORE ANIMAL LEAGUE AMERICA PRESENTS TEN HEALTH TIPS FOR YOUR PET'S WELL-BEING IN HONOR OF NATIONAL PET OBESITY AWARENESS DAY (PRNewsFoto/North Shore Animal League)

Oct 07, 2014

15:00 ET

ASPCA logo. (PRNewsFoto/ASPCA)

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