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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06 Apr, 2017, 14:48 ET Internationally Renowned Philanthropist and Supporter of Animal and Veterans' Causes Travels to Nation's Capital for Dedication of American Humane's Lois Pope LIFE Center for Military Affairs

Internationally renowned philanthropist and supporter of animal and veterans' causes Lois Pope traveled to the nation's capital last week to attend...


06 Apr, 2017, 14:24 ET American Humane Offers Tips to Stay Safe During National Dog Bite Prevention Week® (April 9 -15) and All Year Round

Every year more than 4.5 million Americans, more than half of them children, are bitten by dogs. As part of the National Dog Bite Prevention Week®...


06 Apr, 2017, 11:23 ET The Days of Expensive Pet Sitting Are Over

More than half of US households own a pet and everyone has busy lifestyles; families on-the-go, working professionals, millennials with wanderlust....


05 Apr, 2017, 11:45 ET The National Wildlife Federation's Ranger Rick Says, "Be A Butterfly Hero!" 2017 Campaign Kicks Off With Unprecedented Response

The National Wildlife Federation and its beloved wildlife ambassador Ranger Rick invite you to join the more than 50,000 people who have already...


05 Apr, 2017, 10:48 ET ASPCA Partners with Maddie's Fund® to Support the "Million Cat Challenge"

The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has joined forces with Maddie's Fund®, the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine...


05 Apr, 2017, 06:00 ET Award-Winning Entrepreneur Daymond John Joins Petco Foundation Board of Directors

The Petco Foundation, a leader and valued partner in animal welfare, today announced that award-winning entrepreneur Daymond John will be joining...


04 Apr, 2017, 21:44 ET Pet Food: Global Market Intelligence (2012-2021)

REPORT OBJECTIVES The report "Pet Food: Global Market Intelligence (2012-2021)" provides market intelligence on the different market segments,...


04 Apr, 2017, 12:18 ET Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums Calls on Public to Help Raise Emergency Funds to Save the Critically Endangered Vaquita

The Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums (AMMPA) announced today it is launching a fundraising campaign to support work to save the...


04 Apr, 2017, 11:14 ET TIGERS Myrtle Beach Season Opens With A Roar

TIGERS Myrtle Beach Safari welcomed March in like a liger, with the grand opening of its 34th season March 4, 2017. Founded in 1983 by wildlife...


04 Apr, 2017, 08:47 ET Virry VR and PlayStation Present an Extraordinary Virtual Reality Experience - Bringing Rare Animals From the African Savannah Up Close and Personal

While millions of animal lovers may dream of embarking on an African safari one day, Fountain Digital Labs is bringing that vision one step closer...


04 Apr, 2017, 08:40 ET Feline Only Veterinary Center Opens in Heart of Boulder Bringing Specialized Care for Cats in and Around Boulder

Uniquely Cats Veterinary Center opens a state-of-the-art feline exclusive veterinary hospital at 1915 28th Street in Boulder's TEBO/Marshall's...


04 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Experts agree Japan's 'scientific' whaling is not justified

Japan's so-called 'scientific' whaling program has received further criticism from international experts who found Japan does not need to kill...


03 Apr, 2017, 13:42 ET American Humane Named A Top-rated Charity With An "A" Rating By American Institute Of Philanthropy's CharityWatch

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, which for 140 years has been dedicated to the protection of animals, has been...


31 Mar, 2017, 16:50 ET AVMA welcomes introduction of legislation to stop abuse of horses

The AVMA applauds U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho's (R-Fla.) introduction of the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act (H.R. 1847). This bill aims to provide a...


31 Mar, 2017, 09:07 ET The Northern Pass Project and Hydro-Québec's "Green Energy" - Aboriginal leaders say Hydro-Quebec lied to the New England public

NEW HAVEN, CT, March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Three Innu First Nation leaders stated their case concerning the Northern Pass Project during a...


29 Mar, 2017, 16:58 ET IFAW: China shuts down one third of ivory factories and shops

By week's end, China will shut down more than 60 ivory carving factories and retailers making good on their promise to end domestic commercial...


28 Mar, 2017, 17:34 ET IFAW statement on Trump's catastrophic new climate plan

Peter LaFontaine, Campaigns Manager with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement in response to President...


28 Mar, 2017, 15:00 ET Kemin Industries Acquires Unique Beta-Glucan Technology

Kemin Industries, a global nutritional ingredient company that uses science to create solutions and products, has acquired unique beta-glucan...


28 Mar, 2017, 15:00 ET Albertsons Companies Adds Liquid Eggs to Cage-Free Commitment

Albertsons Companies announced today that it is adding retail liquid eggs to its commitment to exclusively source cage-free eggs by 2025, based on...


28 Mar, 2017, 13:38 ET Citizens Campaign Against "Big Lick" Animal Cruelty to Present Petition at White House on Wednesday

CCABLAC - Citizens Campaign Against "Big Lick" Animal Cruelty – animal welfare advocates will present a 100,000+ signatures Change.Org Petition at...


27 Mar, 2017, 08:30 ET Over and Above Africa Brings Global Supporters to the Front Lines of the Fight to End Poaching of Endangered Animals

Over and Above Africa, a new non-profit on a mission to bring a global community to the front line of the fight to protect Africa's most endangered...


27 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET Coldwell Banker Real Estate Features Rescue Dog in New Ad, Ranks Highest of All Time

Ralph Waldo Emerson penned the notable phrase, "A house is made with walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams." Today, Coldwell...


24 Mar, 2017, 15:45 ET Sen. Schumer Joins ASPCA in Urging USDA to Restore Public Access to Animal Welfare Data

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) was joined by U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) at the ASPCA Adoption...


24 Mar, 2017, 13:37 ET San Antonio 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,...


23 Mar, 2017, 14:51 ET Maryland SPCA Announces New Location for 22nd Annual March for the Animals

After holding their annual March for the Animals walk-a-thon and festival at Druid Hill Park for the last 11 years, the Maryland SPCA announces a...