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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Feb 08, 2017, 08:30 ET 24 Family Farmers Receive Fund-a-Farmer Grants From FACT

Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) awarded over $57,000 in Fund-a-Farmer grants to independent family farmers across the country. Now in its fifth...


Feb 08, 2017, 08:30 ET Canines-N-Kids Foundation Receives $250,000 Petco Foundation Investment for Comparative Oncology Research

The Canines-N-Kids Foundation today announced it has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Petco Foundation (San Antonio, TX), a Founding Partner...


Feb 07, 2017, 13:42 ET Rob Moir, Ph.D is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Rob Moir, Ph.D is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Environmental Services. Rob is the President and...


Feb 07, 2017, 12:25 ET Brian Garish Named President Of Banfield Pet Hospital®

Banfield Pet Hospital is pleased to name Brian Garish president, as which he will oversee the organization's more than 975 hospitals and 16,000...


Feb 07, 2017, 10:00 ET IAMS™ Cat Launches New IAMS ORAL CARE COMPLETE™ Proactive Health™ Cat Food

This National Pet Dental Month, IAMS™ Brand is tackling the number one health issue[1] cats face today – oral care – with the launch of IAMS ORAL...


Feb 07, 2017, 09:07 ET Nebraska's Top Youth Volunteers Of 2017 Selected By National Program

Mary Degraff, 17, of Plattsmouth and Ella Alberts, 12, of Omaha today were named Nebraska's top two youth volunteers of 2017 by The Prudential...


Feb 07, 2017, 09:05 ET WHIMZEES Natural Dental Chews Joins the WellPet Family of Brands for a Fresh, Fun Start to 2017

WellPet LLC, the number-one independent, family-owned natural pet food company, announced today the newest addition to its family of brands:...


Feb 07, 2017, 08:05 ET Henry Schein To Webcast Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Conference Call on Tuesday, February 21, 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...


Feb 07, 2017, 03:05 ET WHIMZEES natuurlijke dental chews worden toegevoegd aan WellPet-merken voor frisse, leuke start van 2017

WellPet LLC, het toonaangevende, onafhankelijke familiebedrijf voor huisdiervoer, heeft vandaag de nieuwste aanvulling op diens...


Feb 06, 2017, 15:07 ET IFAW statement on USDA Animal Welfare Act online database removal

Last Friday afternoon, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service quietly deleted the Animal Welfare Act...


Feb 06, 2017, 12:46 ET Petland Reacts to USDA Decision

As the regulatory agency for the enforcement of the Animal Welfare Act, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides a valuable...


Feb 06, 2017, 10:32 ET GES Africa Conservation Fund (GACF) Urgently Seeking $1,000,000 USD from Financial Donors to Support Critical Anti-Poaching Helicopter Operations to Save Rhinos in Africa

The GES Africa Conservation Fund (GACF) today announced it is seeking financial donors to support anti-poaching helicopter operations to save...


Feb 06, 2017, 09:36 ET Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation Chips Away at Dog Meat Trade in Asia With Launch of Proactive Program to Save Stolen Dogs on Their Way to Be Slaughtered; Meets With Local Government

Forward-thinking animal activist and founder of The Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation (AHWF), Marc Ching, has announced that AHWF's Canine...


Feb 06, 2017, 09:14 ET World's Best Cat Litter™ Empowers Fans to Donate Free Litter With Online Voting

World's Best Cat Litter™ is giving cat lovers the power to donate thousands of pounds of litter for free with just one click in its latest round of...


Feb 06, 2017, 09:00 ET Landmark Study Shows Daily In-line Milk Analysis May Predict Future Lactation More Accurately Than Monthly DHIA Testing

Daily in-line milk analysis with the Afimilk's AfiLab milk analyzer may be more useful in predicting a cow's future lactation than monthly DHIA...


Feb 06, 2017, 08:40 ET Dangerous and Harmful Ammonia Levels in Your Cat's Litter Box Can Now Be Prevented With Lucy Pet Products Cats Incredible™ Cat Litter

A recent study has found a potential health hazard lurking in your cat's litter box from dangerous ammonia fumes. These fumes can cause serious...


Feb 06, 2017, 08:26 ET Summit Livestock Facilities introduces Wrap-the-Equipment™: game-changing construction innovations in cage-free egg production

Summit Livestock Facilities, LLC has introduced Wrap-the-Equipment™, a patent-pending facility and construction design approach that is positioned...


Feb 02, 2017, 18:15 ET Meat Speciation Testing Market by Species, Technology, Form, and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

"The meat speciation testing market projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.20%" The meat speciation testing market is projected to reach 2,220.6 million...


Feb 02, 2017, 16:00 ET Class Action Filed for Prescription Pet Food

Pope McGlamry along with Ward and Smith, Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger and Gray Plant Mooty have filed a class action suit on behalf of...


Feb 02, 2017, 15:00 ET Honor The Hero Veterinarian Or Hero Veterinary Technician In Your Animal's Life!

For millions of Americans, animals are not just their best friends, but their heroes. Whether they are lending eyes to the unsighted, ears to the...


Feb 02, 2017, 12:00 ET ProBowl Makes Dog and Cat Mealtime more Memorable

Imagine what it would be like to have fewer things to remember and worry about – especially when it comes to making sure dogs and cats get the...


Feb 02, 2017, 05:45 ET Discovered: Possible New Species Of Hammerhead Shark

Scientists have discovered what they believe to be a new species of hammerhead shark, prompting concerns about the species' vulnerability and...


Feb 01, 2017, 10:00 ET Tilikun and Harambe are honored at Carnival in Brazil in a show without feathers

Brazil's Carnival is recognized worldwide. It astonishes the world with its beauty, grandeur and the joy of all those people, as the biggest...


Feb 01, 2017, 08:30 ET February is Pet Dental Health Month

Nationwide, the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, marks February as Pet Dental Health Month by reminding pet owners...


Feb 01, 2017, 08:30 ET Animal Film Festival and the Tarshis Foundation Announce Film Winners of $1,000 - 5,000 Cash Awards

The 4th annual Animal Film Festival (AFF) in partnership with the Tarshis Foundation has selected five films, each winning significant cash awards...