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.

Aug 12, 2014

14:31 ET

The true story of Keiko, the world's most famous killer whale who inspired the blockbuster film "Free Willy," has gone untold until now.  In his new book, Killing Keiko, author and director of Keiko's behavior team, Mark Simmons, shares how this playful, beautiful whale became a pawn for animal-rights activists and died a punishing, completely avoidable death. Learn more at www.KillingKeiko.com (PRNewsFoto/Mark Simmons, Author of Killing)

Aug 12, 2014

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Aug 12, 2014

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Aug 12, 2014

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Aug 12, 2014

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Aug 11, 2014

07:00 ET

Aug 08, 2014

10:50 ET

Aug 07, 2014

11:04 ET

Aug 07, 2014

09:49 ET

American Humane Association board member Amanda Bowman presents the American Humane Association National Humanitarian Medal to fellow board member Liz Lyman of MUFG for her work in aiding the animals of Japan following the deadly tsunami, earthquake, and nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011. Ms. Lyman was instrumental in building bridges between relief agencies in Japan and American Humane Association, allowing the first national humane organization in the U.S. access to go to Japan to help the animals of Fukushima, many of whom are still recovering more than three years later. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Aug 06, 2014

09:02 ET

Aug 06, 2014

08:30 ET

Wellness Natural Pet Food Logo (PRNewsFoto/WellPet, LLC)

Aug 05, 2014

14:14 ET

Wahl Clipper Corporation.  (PRNewsFoto/Wahl)

Aug 05, 2014

12:26 ET

Chris and Holly Browder, the owners of Browder's Birds Pastured Poultry Farm located on Long Island, NY, received a Fund-a-Farmer grant in both 2013 and in 2014. Their farm exemplifies the importance of farmers' markets to family farmers and the impact of the Fund-a-Farmer grants. (PRNewsFoto/Food Animal Concerns Trust)

Aug 05, 2014

10:00 ET

Aug 05, 2014

09:00 ET

The new SENTRY(R) Petrodex(R) Advanced Dental Care Calming Kit targets plaque and build up while helping to keep dogs calm while their teeth are brushed. (PRNewsFoto/Sergeant's Pet Care Products)

Aug 05, 2014

09:00 ET

Aug 01, 2014

10:18 ET

Rich Avanzino and friend. (PRNewsFoto/Maddie's Fund)

Jul 31, 2014

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Jul 30, 2014

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Jul 30, 2014

11:00 ET

Decision Resources Group Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Decision Resources Group)

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