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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Jul 10, 2017, 13:10 ET 4 Summer Health and Safety Tips for Cats

(Family Features) Summer is officially here and while it may be the perfect time for family trips and outdoor activities, it's also a great time to...


Jul 10, 2017, 13:08 ET IDEXX Laboratories to Release 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX) has scheduled the release of its 2017 second quarter financial results for Tuesday, August 1, at...


Jul 10, 2017, 09:13 ET IIVS Recipient of Device That Mimics Human Exposure to Aerosols

The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), a leader in non-animal test methods, is the recipient of a VITROCELL® inhalation exposure system thanks...


Jul 10, 2017, 07:50 ET Nineteen Top US Aquariums Join Forces To Tackle Growing Plastic Pollution Threat Facing Ocean, Rivers, Great Lakes

Nineteen aquariums across the United States have joined forces and created a new Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP) to address one of the...


Jul 07, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco Expands Retail Presence with Three New Stores in July

Petco, a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services, will open three new stores in Hammond, Louisiana; Springfield...


Jul 06, 2017, 18:26 ET Evanna Lynch Challenges People's Idyllic Image of Dairy Farming in Groundbreaking New VR Film Released Today

International animal advocacy organization Animal Equality released its latest iAnimal (ianimal360.com) experience today, narrated by Evanna Lynch,...


Jul 06, 2017, 15:05 ET Thousands of elephants exploited for tourism held in cruel conditions

A new report released today by international animal welfare organization World Animal Protection reveals that more than three quarters of nearly...


Jul 06, 2017, 10:58 ET American Humane and Chicken Soup for the Soul Pet Food Deliver 4,551 Pounds of Food and Love to the Fulton County Humane Society

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, and Chicken Soup for the Soul Pet Food have delivered 4,551 pounds of nutritious...


Jul 05, 2017, 11:00 ET Major bison restoration campaign launches today

One million bison, one continent and one cohesive commitment to bison herd restoration. If the bison industry achieves its goal, the North American...


Jul 05, 2017, 10:51 ET Villari Brothers Joins The Humane Foods Movement With Certification From American Humane

More and more consumers are rightly demanding that their foods be raised in line with their values – and more and more farmers, ranchers and...


Jul 01, 2017, 01:07 ET doTERRA Donates to the Ojai Raptor Center

Founded in 1994, the Ojai Raptor Center specializes in the protection, rehabilitation, and education of these wild birds of prey. Their goal is to...


Jun 30, 2017, 09:15 ET World Animal Protection, CIRVA, and Monterey Bay Diving join forces to protect the critically endangered vaquita porpoise, the world's most endangered marine mammal

World Animal Protection, the International Committee for the Recovery of the Vaquita (CIRVA), and Monterey Bay Diving joined forces with local...


Jun 30, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco Foundation Announces Campaign Celebrating Everyday Lifesavers for Animals

This weekend the Petco Foundation, a leading funder of animal welfare, and The NUTRO Company kick off their "Be A Lifesaver" campaign, promoting...


Jun 29, 2017, 18:30 ET 87 Animals Rescued in a Massive Animal Hoarding Case

Over the past week, Alaqua Animal Refuge, a no-kill animal shelter and sanctuary located in Northwest Florida, has been leading a case in...


Jun 29, 2017, 11:21 ET Fourth Of July Fireworks Are No Fun For Animals!

Independence Day may be fun for us, but for pets it can be frightening and even dangerous. July 5th is the busiest day of the year at animal...


Jun 29, 2017, 08:05 ET Keep Your Pets Safe From The Summer Heat With Infographic From Henry Schein Animal Health

As the temperature continues to climb, Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is encouraging veterinarians and pet parents to discuss ways to keep...


Jun 29, 2017, 08:00 ET Beagle Freedom Project (BFP) Set To Release Animals Formerly Used In Testing, Tomorrow, June 30 In Hutto, TX

Beagle Freedom Project (BFP), the international non-profit animal rescue & advocacy group, is achieving yet another amazing victory for animal...


Jun 29, 2017, 07:30 ET Nearly 7,500 Service Animals Received Free, Sight-Saving Eye Screenings during 10th Anniversary of Annual ACVO®/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam Event

Service Animals including guide, disability assistance, detection, military, search and rescue, and registered therapy animals, selflessly serve...


Jun 29, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco and Dan + Shay Team Up to Celebrate Pet Adoption with New Video

Petco today released a new "Celebrating Adoption" video featuring platinum selling country music artists Dan + Shay. The pair are experts on the...


Jun 28, 2017, 16:29 ET Honey Sweetie Acres and Pound Ridge Organics are newest farms to join the Certified Humane® Program

Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), the leading international nonprofit certification program improving the lives of farm animals in food production,...


Jun 28, 2017, 13:55 ET Is Your Pet Trying to Tell You Something?

On a mission to educate pet owners about the importance of providing pets with access to clean, filtered water, especially during the hot...


Jun 28, 2017, 12:26 ET Woodland Park Zoo 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,...


Jun 28, 2017, 12:07 ET Doubling Down on Dairy: 5 Ways to Inspire Consumers With Milk, Cheese, and Butter

Dairy foods are a core and cherished part of the American diet. Even as non-dairy alternatives expand into new territories, so do the animal...


Jun 28, 2017, 11:42 ET ASPCA Awards More Than $100K to Help a Horse Day Contest Winners

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today revealed the twelve winners in its fourth annual...


Jun 28, 2017, 11:28 ET Subaru of Pembroke Pines Shares the Love by Hosting a 'Dog Appreciation Pawty' in Partnership With Abandoned Dog Rescue

Subaru of Pembroke Pines took their mantra "Subaru Loves Pets" to a whole new level by hosting their second Subaru of Pembroke Pines Dog...