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 Local Petland's Paws for Cause Event Raises More Than $16,500 for Shelters

Petland Norwin is excited to announce their Inaugural Paws for the Cause Charity Event on September 17 raised more than $16,500 for three...


07:06 ET Born Free USA Reveals Best and Worst States in 2017 Animal Trapping Report

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, today released its 2017 Trapping Report, which assigns a letter grade...


Sep 21, 2017, 11:51 ET 5 Benefits of Personalized Dog Food

(Family Features) For dog owners, your pet is often your world and there are few things more special than the bond you share. From playtime to...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:35 ET Dogs, Cats and Scapegoats Movie Shines Light on the Plight of Companion Animals

Sandgrain Films has thrown down the gauntlet in the new groundbreaking documentary Dogs, Cats and Scapegoats, which takes a unique approach to...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:03 ET Adopt-a-Pet.com and the Petco Foundation Find Pets Their Forever Home with the Launch of Rehome

Adopt-a-Pet.com and the Petco Foundation are excited to announce the launch of Rehome, a seamless peer-to-peer service that makes pet adoption easy...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:02 ET Nationwide® to Honor Most Unusual Pet Insurance Claim of the Year

After reviewing nearly 1.5 million pet insurance claims received over the past year, Nationwide has nominated 12 worthy candidates for the 2017...


Sep 21, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco Foundation Surpasses $200 Million Invested in Lifesaving Animal Welfare Work Nationwide Since 1999

The Petco Foundation, a national non-profit, recently hit a major milestone as it surpassed $200 million invested in lifesaving animal welfare...


Sep 20, 2017, 17:23 ET Princess Cruises Donates $25,000 to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Princess Cruises presented its first donation from the Princess Animal Welfare Sponsor (PAWS) to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) in...


Sep 20, 2017, 09:07 ET GetYourPet.com Keeps Dogs and Cats Out of Shelters with Direct, Home-to-Home Adoption

getyourpet.com, a revolutionary pet adoption site that helps lovable pets go directly from one good home to another rather than to a shelter, is...


Sep 19, 2017, 19:00 ET The St Louis Six & Friends Are Home!

The story of the St. Louis Six which started when a group of steer successfully escaped from a slaughterhouse in St. Louis has evolved into a...


Sep 19, 2017, 13:47 ET Vet Innovations, Inc., Appoints Industry Leader Paul Converse as Director of Sales

Vet Innovations, Inc., is excited to welcome Paul Converse, an accomplished Fortune 100/Nestle Purina executive, to the company's leadership team....


Sep 19, 2017, 10:43 ET Get Your Licks on Route 66® Rolls in to Oklahoma with Three Pet Adoption Events

FIDO Friendly Magazine announces the 9th Annual Pet Adoption Tour, Get Your Licks on Route 66® with Presenting Sponsor Petco Foundation. "Each...


Sep 18, 2017, 13:33 ET Banfield Foundation Helps American Humane Expand Disaster Response Capabilities With New West Coast Animal Rescue Truck

Banfield Foundation®, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, today announced the unveiling of a new, 50-foot American Humane rescue truck dedicated to...


Sep 18, 2017, 13:15 ET Petland Charities Collecting Donations To Support Hurricane Relief Efforts

Petland Charities announced today that the 501c3 organization will collect donations beginning Monday, September 18, benefiting the Houston and...


Sep 18, 2017, 10:03 ET New Innovative Dog Probiotic for Digestive Health & Immune Function

Bil-Jac, a family-owned and operated, leading manufacturer of Super Premium Dog Foods and Treats, has announced the launch of BreakThru® Biotics...


Sep 18, 2017, 10:02 ET Heroes To America's Animals: Winners Of 2017 American Humane Hero Veterinarian And Hero Veterinary Technician Awards™, Presented By Zoetis

Top dogs were not the only honorees Saturday night at the seventh annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards®. America's first national humane...


Sep 18, 2017, 09:54 ET HSI y la H/3 Foundation lanzan una iniciativa de rescate y socorro de animales para las Islas Vírgenes Británicas tras el huracán Irma

Las organizaciones benéficas de alcance mundial dirigidas hacia los animales Humane Society International y H/3 Foundation Inc. han lanzado una...


Sep 17, 2017, 10:43 ET Courageous canine who was victim of dog fighting wins top title of "American Hero Dog" at the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®

Following nearly a million votes by the American public and the opinions of an expert panel of celebrity animal lovers and dog experts, Abigail, a...


Sep 15, 2017, 20:18 ET The Gentle Barn Celebrates 18 Years

The Gentle Barn turned 18 and continues to celebrate its mission and message of spreading compassion and hope around the world from its current...


Sep 15, 2017, 18:16 ET A Giant Gift to California's Animals

Following two national disasters leaving hundreds of thousands of frightened, displaced pets, horses, and other living creatures, a gigantic gift...


Sep 15, 2017, 17:18 ET ASPCA Continues to Help Hundreds of Animals Displaced by Hurricane Irma through Field Rescue, Relocation & Emergency Sheltering

In response to Hurricane Irma, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has been on the ground in Florida and South...


Sep 15, 2017, 15:13 ET Citizens Campaign Against "Big Lick" Animal Cruelty Presents Senator Lamar Alexander With CCABLAC "Wrong Side Of History" Award

The Citizens Campaign Against "Big Lick" Animal Cruelty (CCABLAC) delivered CCABLAC's "Wrong Side Of History" Award to U. S. Senator Lamar...


Sep 15, 2017, 13:50 ET Brillan las estrellas para la campaña mundial de concientización de la adopción de mascotas Remember Me Thursday®

Este mes, el Centro de Animales Helen Woodward se unirá una vez más a partidarios del bienestar de los animales y organizaciones de todo el mundo...


Sep 15, 2017, 09:44 ET HSI and H/3 Foundation launch animal rescue & relief initiative for British Virgin Islands in aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Global animal charities Humane Society International and H/3 Foundation Inc. have launched an animal rescue and relief initiative in the British...


Sep 15, 2017, 09:12 ET HSI and H/3 Foundation launch animal rescue & relief initiative for British Virgin Islands in aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Global animal charities Humane Society International and H/3 Foundation Inc. have launched an animal rescue and relief initiative in the British...