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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28 Apr, 2017, 13:54 ET AVMA leads veterinary fight against antimicrobial resistance during World Veterinary Day April 29, 2017

In celebration of the World Veterinary Day 2017 theme "Antimicrobial Resistance – from Awareness to Action," the American Veterinary Medical...


28 Apr, 2017, 10:17 ET Citizens Committee for the Lakewood Animal Shelter Hosts 13th Annual Hair of the Dog Fundraiser

Citizens Committee for the Lakewood Animal Shelter (CCLAS) is proudly hosting its 13th Annual Hair of the Dog Happy Hour and Silent Auction on...


28 Apr, 2017, 07:00 ET Deadly Heartworm Incidence Inching Upwards

The bad news: the incidence of heartworm disease in pets is on the rise in the U.S., according to a recent survey by the American Heartworm Society...


27 Apr, 2017, 11:43 ET PEDIGREE® Brand Brings Forth Thought-Provoking Take On Pet Adoption

People often say they've "rescued" a pet, but in many cases, the pet ends up rescuing its new owner just as much. The PEDIGREE® brand is bringing...


27 Apr, 2017, 10:07 ET Managing Winter Colony Losses: A Reason for Optimism

The following is by Dick Rogers, M.Sc., Principal Scientist / Entomologist: Bayer Bee Care Center - Bee Health & Integrated Apiculture...


27 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Heska To Present at Four Upcoming Conferences

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


26 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET BISSELL to Carpet NYC Dog Park--and Then Clean Up the Mess

BISSELL knows that pets are an important part of the family. And, like kids, they come with their own special set of messes. Accidents, pet hair...


26 Apr, 2017, 08:24 ET The Charlie Daniels Band Headlines Benefit Concert on May 19

The devil may have gone down to Georgia, but on May 19, he's coming to Santa Fe. That's Charlie Daniels' signature song, of course, and he's...


25 Apr, 2017, 13:34 ET Recently Acclaimed CAVALIA Star Sylvia Zerbini and her Amazing Grand Liberté Horses Featured at Fiesta Charity 'MANE' EVENT

The 19th Annual Fiesta Charity Horse Show and 'MANE' EVENT, produced by non-profit Fiesta of the Spanish Horse, returns to the LA Equestrian Center...


25 Apr, 2017, 09:31 ET Original Penguin Partners With Actor Lamorne Morris And IFAW To Launch Project #ShareConservation On World Penguin Day

Today, in honor of World Penguin Day, Original Penguin launches the second iteration of its Project #ShareConservation program with a video...


25 Apr, 2017, 08:03 ET Can a Cow Save a Penguin? Stonyfield Says "Let's #ImagineHow"

Can a cow save a penguin? Stonyfield, the country's leading organic yogurt maker, is confident that it can and wants to inspire families to find...


25 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Henry Schein To Webcast First Quarter 2017 Conference Call On Tuesday, May 9, 2017 At 10:00 a.m. ET

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


25 Apr, 2017, 07:00 ET Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage 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,...


24 Apr, 2017, 12:36 ET Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland

Nine cheetah cubs and one sub-adult were confiscated from illegal wildlife traders by the Somaliland Ministry of Environment and Rural Development...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:52 ET Celebrate Compassion with American Humane's "Be Kind to Animals Week®" (May 7-13)

For generations of Americans, May has always been associated with kindness. Millions of people around the country young and old have joined...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:17 ET Animal Welfare: 3 Trending Opportunities For Food Companies

Consumer perceptions of healthy eating are changing. While typically on the lookout for foods lower in fat, sugar, salt, and calories while high in...


24 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET Hill's Pet Nutrition Donates $50,000 to Honor Animal Shelter Volunteers

In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 23-29, Hill's Pet Nutrition recognized five Shelter Heroes who go above and beyond in their commitment...


24 Apr, 2017, 08:32 ET Kindred Biosciences to Announce First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

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


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...