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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09:40 ET IFAW: Two critically endangered right whales discovered entangled in gear

In the past two weeks, two critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have been spotted entangled in gear. Only 400 of these whales remain on...


09:07 ET Banfield Foundation®, PEDIGREE Foundation And VCA Charities Join Forces To Help 800 Dogs And Cats Find Homes

Banfield Foundation, PEDIGREE Foundation and VCA Charities, all nonprofit organizations connected to Mars Petcare and Mars Veterinary Health, are...


Oct 21, 2020, 10:00 ET Animal Groups Launch Nationwide Ad Campaign Against Illegal Cockfights

Illinois-based SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK) and California-based Humane Farming Association (HFA) have joined forces to expose and...


Oct 21, 2020, 08:30 ET Sechrist Veterinary Health Develops Clinical Advisory Board to Advance Clinical Awareness of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Sechrist Veterinary Health, a leading manufacturer of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy chambers for veterinary specific applications, has launched a...


Oct 20, 2020, 12:32 ET Heroes to America's Animals: Meet the Winners of the 2020 American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards™, Presented by Zoetis Petcare

Heroic canines were not the only honorees last night at the American Humane Hero Dog Awards®: 10th Anniversary Celebration. America's first national...


Oct 20, 2020, 09:31 ET American Humane CEO Robin R. Ganzert's New Book: Mission Metamorphosis Available Now

Mission Metamorphosis, the new book from Dr. Robin Ganzert, president and CEO of American Humane, is now available at bookstores across the country....


Oct 20, 2020, 08:28 ET Four-Pound Dog Who Gives Away Tons of Love Wins Nation's Top Title at the 2020 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®: 10th Anniversary Celebration

Based on more than a million votes by the American public and the deliberations of a panel of celebrity animal lovers and dog experts, MacKenzie, a...


Oct 20, 2020, 07:00 ET Born Free Launches Global Nature Recovery Investment Initiative

Born Free, a global leader in wildlife conservation and wild animal welfare, has launched the Global Nature Recovery Investment Initiative (GNRII)...


Oct 19, 2020, 09:37 ET Recombinetics Inc. to Partner with American Preclinical Services to Improve Glioblastoma Outcomes

Recombinetics Inc., a leading gene editing company with platform technology applied to biomedicine and animal agriculture, today announced that it...


Oct 19, 2020, 09:00 ET Petplan, North America's Most Comprehensive Pet Insurance Provider Partners with The Dodo to Reinvent the Pet Insurance Industry

Petplan, North America's most comprehensive pet insurance provider, today announced it is partnering with The Dodo, the number one animal media brand ...


Oct 15, 2020, 16:50 ET Petco Foundation Continues Commitment to Fund Pet Cancer Treatment at Top U.S. Universities and Expands Initiative to Support Other Critical Pet Health Care Needs

The Petco Foundation, a national non-profit organization working to lead and inspire change for animals, continues its support to pet parents to help ...


Oct 15, 2020, 16:05 ET Criticality's CBD brand, Korent™, Sponsors Local Animal Rescue's Annual Charity Event

Criticality, LLC, a North Carolina-based industrial hemp company, is pleased to announce its flagship brand's support of Paws for Life, an animal...


Oct 15, 2020, 15:14 ET 12th Annual BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ Adoption Weekend Goes Virtual

Pet ownership is on the rise amid the pandemic with more than 11 million households having welcomed a new pet during COVID-191. While people continue ...


Oct 15, 2020, 09:55 ET IFAW Report Stresses Importance Of Including Animals In Emergency Disaster Response And Proposes Blueprint For Action

Because they are so critical to human society economically, psychologically, and culturally, the safety and wellbeing of animals must be a key...


Oct 15, 2020, 08:50 ET The TurfMutt Foundation Celebrates Mutt Mulligan's One Year "Adoptaversary"

The TurfMutt Foundation is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the adoption of TurfMutt's new spokesdog, Mutt Mulligan (a.k.a. Mo-Mo). Mo-Mo was...


Oct 15, 2020, 08:38 ET Rooted Hemp Offers Pet Remedy CBD for Anxiety and Stress Relief

Rooted Hemp CBD Pet Remedy offers stress relief and anxiety treatment for pet owners. For many, it has proven to be a life-changing solution for pets ...


Oct 14, 2020, 17:29 ET Nieuwe richtlijnen voor overheidsmaatregelen gelanceerd ten aanzien van gezonde voedselsystemen

Op grond van de bescherming van de gezondheid kunnen dringende argumenten worden aangevoerd voor hervorming van geïndustrialiseerde voedselsystemen,...


Oct 14, 2020, 14:42 ET Alley Cat Allies Global Cat Day® is October 16, 2020

Alley Cat Allies Global Cat Day®, on Friday, October 16, 2020, is a day for which an international movement will mobilize to save cats and kittens...


Oct 14, 2020, 14:35 ET Presentación de nuevos lineamientos sobre acciones gubernamentales para sistemas alimentarios saludables

Es urgente modificar los sistemas alimentarios industrializados por motivos de protección a la salud, y los líderes lo saben Los gobiernos de los...


Oct 14, 2020, 11:45 ET Lancement d'une nouvelle orientation sur l'action des gouvernements en faveur de systèmes alimentaires sains

Il est urgent de réformer les systèmes alimentaires industrialisés pour protéger la santé, et les dirigeants le savent Les gouvernements nationaux...


Oct 14, 2020, 11:03 ET Summus Laser Launches First Of Its Kind High-Powered Veterinary Laser Therapy System

Summus Laser, the leading provider of high-powered laser therapy products, announces the launch of the Horizon Veterinary Laser System, the first...


Oct 14, 2020, 07:00 ET New Guidance On Government Action For Healthy Food Systems Launched

Urgent case for reforming industrialized food systems can be made on the grounds of protecting health, and leaders know it National governments...


Oct 14, 2020, 07:00 ET USAID, Born Free USA, and Freeland Launch WildScan App to Counter Wildlife Trafficking in West Africa

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, has launched WildScan, a user-friendly mobile phone application developed ...


Oct 13, 2020, 15:48 ET Washington State's Veterinary Association Announces Annual Award Winners

The Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) held the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference Oct. 2 – Oct 4 in a virtual, online...


Oct 13, 2020, 14:05 ET Dogs Can Transform Our Lives, Grooming Can Transform Their Lives: Presenting the Top 10 Shelter Dog Makeovers of 2020

Need someone to hug? They're there. Need a workout buddy? They jump at the chance. Need a sympathetic ear? They keep all our secrets. If we learned...