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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May 23, 2018, 18:45 ET Activists Protest McDonald's Subpar Animal Welfare Standards During Annual Shareholders Meeting

On Thursday, May 24, members of Animal Equality will protest in front of McDonald's new Chicago headquarters to urge the company to eliminate the...


May 23, 2018, 15:02 ET ASPCA Files Federal Lawsuit Against USDA for Suppressing Critical Animal Welfare Records

The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), with the assistance of Cooley LLP, today filed a federal lawsuit against the...


May 23, 2018, 14:23 ET Dolphinaris Achieves Certification by the American Humane Conservation Program

Dolphinaris' five locations in Quintana Roo, Mexico, have achieved certification through the global American Humane Conservation program for the...


May 23, 2018, 11:06 ET Andy Cohen Hosts Purina ONE's Gallery 28 Event Showcasing Visible Differences of Shelter Dogs

Purina ONE® announced today its continued partnership with Andy Cohen and his rescue dog, Wacha, to raise awareness for the brand's ONE Difference...


May 23, 2018, 10:02 ET Elanco, Heifer International 10-Year Effort Breaks the Cycle of Hunger for 160,000 Families

Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), and Heifer International mark a 10-year milestone in their journey that...


May 23, 2018, 08:27 ET With Hurricane Season Upon Us, Paul Davis Restoration Shares Tips On The Number One Heartbreak Of Last Season: Our Pets

Paul Davis is a one-stop disaster restoration and remodeling company based in Jacksonville, Florida. Following disasters as divergent as...


May 23, 2018, 08:00 ET IFAW's latest report on online wildlife trade highlights the scale and nature of advertisements in four key countries

Disrupt: Wildlife Cybercrime – Uncovering the scale of online wildlife trade – released today by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) –...


May 23, 2018, 07:49 ET Wagz™ Integrates Amazon Dash Replenishment into new Serve Smart Feeder that Automatically Reorders and Ships Pet Food Right to Your Door

Wagz™ Inc., the completely connected pet lifestyle company, today announced that the Wagz™ Serve Smart Feeder is now integrated with Amazon Dash...


May 22, 2018, 16:05 ET Aratana Therapeutics to Participate at Jefferies 2018 Global Healthcare Conference

Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on the licensing, development and commercialization of innovative...


May 22, 2018, 13:48 ET Paul Gauguin Cruises Summer And Holiday Voyages Offer Stewards Of Nature Family Program

Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific,...


May 21, 2018, 18:07 ET Christopher Ranch launches national campaign with the Elephants of Africa Rescue Society

Christopher Ranch, the nation's premier garlic company, is partnering with EARS (Elephants of Africa Rescue Society) and the Monterey Zoo to launch...


May 21, 2018, 16:26 ET IDEXX Laboratories to Present at Stifel 2018 Dental and Veterinary Conference

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), a global leader in veterinary diagnostics, veterinary practice software and water microbiology testing,...


May 21, 2018, 10:49 ET Purina Inaugurates New Pet Food Distribution Center in Hartwell, Georgia

Nestlé Purina commemorated the opening of its newest distribution center in Hartwell, Georgia, during a ceremony May 19. The site is also the...


May 21, 2018, 09:21 ET New Wagz™ Serve Smart Feeder May Be Smarter Than Your Pup

Wagz, Inc., the connected pet lifestyle company, introduces the Wagz™ Serve Smart Feeder—the only dog feeder that delivers the right nutrition at...


May 21, 2018, 08:42 ET Village Enterprise and African Wildlife Foundation Team Up to Alleviate Poverty and Protect Bonobos in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Village Enterprise and the African Wildlife Foundation announced a new partnership funded by the Arcus Foundation to reduce poverty and to protect...


May 18, 2018, 13:33 ET Land O'Lakes, Inc. Member-Owner Reinford Farms Wins U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award

Land O'Lakes, Inc. dairy member-owner Reinford Farms, a second-generation, family-owned dairy farm located in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, in the...


May 17, 2018, 17:02 ET Morris Animal Foundation Study Identifies New Virus in Cats

Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers from the University of Sydney have found a previously undiscovered hepadnavirus in an immunocompromised...


May 16, 2018, 16:45 ET 21 Courageous Canines Competing To Become America's Top Dog

America's animal lovers have spoken, and after more than half a million votes from across the country, 21 courageous canines are advancing to the...


May 16, 2018, 11:27 ET Pollo hecho en México: Nueva investigación de Igualdad Animal sobre la cruel industria de la carne de pollo

El equipo de investigaciones de Igualdad Animal revela por primera vez el proceso de producción de la carne de pollo en México. La organización...


May 16, 2018, 09:37 ET PetPlate Raises $4 Million in Seed Round Led by Dane Creek Capital

PetPlate, a leading direct-to-consumer subscription service that delivers fresh-cooked pet meals, announced today that it has closed a $4 million...


May 15, 2018, 14:33 ET The National Wildlife Federation Invites Americans of All Ages to Transform Their Outdoor Spaces into a Wildlife Haven with Garden for Wildlife™ Tips and Resources!

With more than 7 million people participating across the country and 2.5 million acres of Certified Wildlife Habitat®, the National Wildlife...


May 15, 2018, 11:07 ET Call For Submissions: Petcurean Uplifts The Underdogs In Seattle And Portland

As part of its commitment to putting pets first, premium pet food manufacturer, Petcurean, is pleased to announce its "Uplift the Underdogs...


May 15, 2018, 11:06 ET Sanderson Farms Continues its Mission in Transparency

The truth-telling effort continues this week, as Sanderson Farms' latest round of television spots begin airing around the country. As...


May 15, 2018, 06:00 ET Petco Selects JustFoodForDogs to Take the Fresh, Human-Grade Pet Food Movement National

As part of their effort to continue to offer pet parents the very best in pet solutions, Petco has partnered with Los Alamitos, CA based...


May 15, 2018, 06:00 ET Healthy Paws Foundation Funds Second Rescue Race

The Healthy Paws Pet Insurance Foundation is proud to announce another successful finish to their quarterly Rescue Race! Launched last November,...