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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Aug 04, 2016, 12:46 ET Pennsylvania DCNR, Fish & Boat Commission Move to Protect Wild Trout Fishery in Sections of Penns Creek in Bald Eagle State Forest

 Moving to protect wild trout beset by high water temperatures and low stream levels, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)...


Aug 04, 2016, 08:46 ET From Bow To Wow: Wahl Unveils Top Shelter Dog Makeover In America

 Mouse was found as a stray in Des Moines, Iowa, dirty, matted and painfully uncomfortable. Thankfully, he was rescued by his local shelter and...


Aug 03, 2016, 13:53 ET GUNAS NEW YORK Launches 100% Animal-Friendly Footwear

 GUNAS launches a capsule 100% vegan shoe line to extend their brand's reach in the non-leather luxury goods market. The iconic and America's...


Aug 03, 2016, 09:56 ET Pennsylvania DCNR Announces Grants Available for Protecting Non-Game Species

 The Wild Resource Conservation Program is again accepting applications for grants to protect the state's native biodiversity. The program,...


Aug 02, 2016, 16:26 ET Entangled seal rescued using remote sedation

Last week marked the first successful seal rescue using remote sedation on the East Coast of the U.S. Biologists and veterinarians from the...


Aug 02, 2016, 10:02 ET Bentley's Pet Stuff Wins Prestigious Pet Retailer of the Year Award

 Bentley's Pet Stuff, is proud to receive the award for "Retailer of the Year" from Pet Product News, the leading pet trade magazine.  The...


Aug 02, 2016, 09:39 ET Alley Cat Allies Offers Five Tips To Help Cats In Summer

Cats love to nap in the sunshine, so summer can be a great time of year for them. Alley Cat Allies reminds cat lovers that they can help keep cats...


Aug 02, 2016, 09:05 ET Wellness® Natural Pet Food and Holistic Select® Debut Eight New Grain-Free Recipes for Cats and Dogs

Going grain free just got easier! The makers of Wellness® Natural Pet Food and Holistic Select® unveiled eight new grain-free recipes for...


Aug 02, 2016, 08:59 ET Tevra Brands™ Now Offers Pet Care Products

Tevra Brands™, LLC recently announced its focus on consumer branded pet products to include flea and tick solutions, healthcare and dog...


Aug 01, 2016, 16:35 ET Non Profit Times honors IFAW President Azzedine Downes on Top 50 Power and Influence List

 Today the The Non Profit Times (NPT) announced their Top 50 Power and Influence list including Azzedine Downes, President and CEO,...


Aug 01, 2016, 10:15 ET Deerfield Management Company Completes Sale of Veterinary Practice Partners to Pamlico Capital

 Deerfield Management Company (Deerfield) has completed the sale of its portfolio company, Veterinary Practice Partners (VPP), to Pamlico...


Aug 01, 2016, 09:57 ET Tapping The Science Of Allergy For Healthier Pets

 The itchy, scratchy pet is one of the most challenging problems that veterinarians encounter. But a new curriculum in allergy science,...


Jul 29, 2016, 14:36 ET Cotty Bound: A Clothing Brand Giving It ALL Back

 Cotty Bound is a cottage apparel store that is a little different from what you would expect. This company, found by two Canadian...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:30 ET New App Helps Abandoned Dogs

A new 80-level puppy gaming app called Help A Pup is now available in all major app stores. This week, it officially hit the virtual shelves of the...


Jul 28, 2016, 06:24 ET Dog Potty Training Advice, Products and More are Available at New Website Dogordog.com

 The founders of Dogordog.com, a website that offers dog owners a variety of helpful articles, reviews and products devoted to dog potty...


Jul 26, 2016, 08:00 ET Camp Bow Wow Outpaces Industry Growth in First Half of 2016

 Camp Bow Wow®, the leading Doggy Day and Overnight Camp® franchise, which is ranked #1 in the pet category on the Entrepreneur...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:05 ET World Animal Protection exposes the true scale of Thailand's tiger selfie tourism

 In the wake of the recent scandal and closure of Thailand's Tiger Temple, World Animal Protection exposes the true scale of abuse of captive...


Jul 23, 2016, 16:42 ET Royal Flush Havanese Suggests Food For Thought: Table Scraps Can Make Dogs Sick!

 Royal Flush Havanese knows most dog owners are guilty of sneaking their pooch food from the dinner table once in a while. Bad habits die hard,...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:27 ET Pokemon-Going for a walk with your dogs? 5 steps to keep them safe

With the recent release of Pokemon Go, many people are spending more time outdoors, walking and exploring neighborhoods while playing the game....


Jul 22, 2016, 08:35 ET VetX, the On-Demand Veterinarian, Plans to Revolutionize $60B+ Pet-Care Industry

 Pet owners across the U.S. will soon have on-demand access to 24/7 veterinary care through a new web and app-based platform called VetX...


Jul 19, 2016, 16:24 ET Calls for suspension of industrial activity which threatens critically endangered whales in their main feeding ground

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and other groups have called for a temporary suspension of activities by an oil and gas company,...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:30 ET America's Most Amazing Shelter Dog Makeovers Revealed

 Zelda was found filthy, hungry and matted. Barely recognizable as a dog, her rescuers cleaned her up to reveal a tiny Shih Tzu. Unfortunately,...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:01 ET Petcube Takes a Bite out of Pet Owner Anxiety with the Release of Two New Interactive Cameras on Kickstarter

 Today, Petcube announced two new camera products, Petcube Bites and Petcube Play, launching a Kickstarter campaign...


Jul 19, 2016, 08:30 ET Two Bears Ranch - A Destination for Veterans with PTSD & BLM Mustangs

 Now in the final stages of preparation, Two Bears Ranch will soon be helping America's veterans with Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...


Jul 19, 2016, 07:00 ET Pew Calls for Moratorium on Commercial Fishing of Pacific Bluefin Tuna to Prevent Population's Collapse

The Pew Charitable Trusts today called for a two-year moratorium on commercial fishing of the highly depleted Pacific bluefin tuna. In this year's...