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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09 May, 2017, 13:27 ET Gentle Barn Launches Campaign for The St Louis Six

The Gentle Barn Foundation, who saved the six cows who had escaped from a slaughterhouse in North St. Louis on March 30th, are announcing a...


09 May, 2017, 12:55 ET W.E.R.C. Welcomes San Diego Bobcat Kittens

The Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center (W.E.R.C.) accepted two orphaned bobcat kittens from the San Diego County, where 8-week-old Diego...


09 May, 2017, 11:26 ET New Exposé Provides Shocking Look Inside Massive Dairy Factory Farm

Today, Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national animal protection organization, released a shocking new investigation* of Mason Dixon Farms. Just...


09 May, 2017, 08:05 ET PetChatz and DOGTV support university study to measure the stress of dogs in shelters

PetChatz and DOGTV are collaborating with the Center for Shelter Dogs at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University on a 12-month...


08 May, 2017, 09:00 ET Hill's Pet Nutrition Helps Families Become "Pet Prepared"

In recognition of the significant risk pets face during natural disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has established May 13,...


08 May, 2017, 08:45 ET Award-Winning Documentary "From the Kill Pen," Exposing the Horse Slaughter Pipeline in America, Now Available

Los Angeles based Synergetic Distribution is pleased to announce the release of the award-winning film, "From the Kill Pen," now available on...


08 May, 2017, 08:32 ET Lily Tomlin Joined June Diane Raphael, Craig Ferguson, Casey Wilson and Paul Scheer to Headline"Wait Wait...Don't Kill Me!" Comedy Benefit for Voice For The Animals Foundation

Emmy® and Tony®-winning, Academy Award®-nominated actress and animal advocate Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie) joined actress June Diane Raphael...


05 May, 2017, 14:59 ET FDA takes action against Florida medicated animal feed manufacturer

On May 4, 2017, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida entered a consent decree of permanent injunction between the...


05 May, 2017, 08:17 ET 7 ways to love your pet this National Pet Week®

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) invites pet owners across the country to join in a week-long celebration of their furry, scaly,...


04 May, 2017, 15:30 ET Local1st40, LLC Announces Official Launch of Scout's Provisions, the Unprecedented Farm-to-Table Pet Treat for Dogs and Cats

Local1st40, LLC announced today its official launch of Scout's Provisions, the unprecedented farm-to-table pet treat for both dogs and cats. The...


04 May, 2017, 13:27 ET Government-Funded Program that Finds Homes for Wild Mustangs in Danger of Ending

The Mustang Heritage Foundation (MHF)—a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding homes for American mustangs—has placed more than 5,000 horses...


03 May, 2017, 15:27 ET Prince William conservation organization supporting campaign for rhino on Tinder

The African wildlife conservation organization, Tusk, whose Royal Patron is HRH The Duke of Cambridge, is working with longtime partner, Ol Pejeta...


03 May, 2017, 11:48 ET Honoring the Nation's Top Four-Legged Heroes at the New York City Kickoff of the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards

For seven years, American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, has honored some of America's bravest, and often...


03 May, 2017, 09:05 ET World Animal Protection calls on Carnival Cruise Lines to stop sending tourists to cruel sea turtle attraction

In the lead up to World Turtle Day later this month (May 23), World Animal Protection has launched a petition urging Carnival Cruise Lines to put...


03 May, 2017, 08:32 ET Nationwide Reveals the Wackiest Pet Names of 2017

The votes have been tallied and the results are in – Dunkin Butterbeans nosed out Farrah Pawcett and Fiona Penny Pickles in the dog division, while...


03 May, 2017, 06:00 ET Integrated Beverage Group's Rascal® Wine Brand Supports The Humane Society Of The United States

Great Oregon Wine Company (GOWC), a McMinnville– based winery producing pinot noir, pinot gris and rose, today announced support between its...


02 May, 2017, 10:12 ET Rehabilitated Amur tiger released back into the wild in Russia

On April 29, 2017 a young, female Amur tiger named Filippa, was released into the Russian wilderness after almost two years of rehabilitation. She...


02 May, 2017, 09:30 ET The Puppy Mill Project hosts annual Mothers in the Mills gala

The Chicago-based non-profit, The Puppy Mill Project (www.ThePuppyMillProject.org) will host their annual fundraising gala, Mothers in the Mills on...


02 May, 2017, 09:00 ET Tyson Foods Unveils Documentary Series To Show How Tyson® Chicken Products Are Made; Announces Move To No Antibiotics Ever In Its Retail Chicken

The entire retail line of Tyson® branded chicken products will be from birds raised with No Antibiotics Ever (NAE), Tyson Foods announced, making...


02 May, 2017, 08:00 ET Heska Reports First Quarter Results

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


01 May, 2017, 15:24 ET Petland, Inc. Launches Charitable Organization to Support Local Companions

Petland, Inc. is showing their dedication to the local communities they serve by kicking off a campaign to help furry companions in need. Through...


01 May, 2017, 10:30 ET International Respect For Chickens Day Celebrates Compassion for Chickens

On May 4, animal advocates celebrate International Respect for Chickens Day. Launched by United Poultry Concerns in 2005, International Respect for...


01 May, 2017, 10:06 ET The Shelter Pet Project Launches New Social Paws Campaign To Raise Awareness For Pet Adoption On National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

What happens when pets from shelters and rescue groups take over a social media lab to try to get their friends adopted? That's the premise of the...


01 May, 2017, 08:30 ET Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline Is Open To Support Customers Affected By Storms In The South And Midwest

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


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...