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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Oct 12, 2017, 13:02 ET World Animal Protection applauds Nestlé USA on its commitment to improve welfare of broiler chickens

World Animal Protection welcomes the commitment made by Nestlé USA, announced today, to improve the welfare of the chickens farmed for meat in its...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:53 ET Mercy For Animals Applauds Progress As Nestlé USA Announces Critical Improvements To Animal Welfare Policy

Nestlé, the world's largest food and beverage company, pledged today to end many of the worst abuses endured by millions of chickens raised and...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:50 ET Global Cat Day Is October 16

Alley Cat Allies will celebrate the international premiere of Global Cat Day on Oct. 16, 2017, as a day for people around the world to stand up for...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:47 ET Five U.S. Military Dogs Receive Nation's Top Honors for Valor at American Humane's 2017 Lois Pope K-9 Medal of Courage Awards

A fearless Black Lab who uncovered IEDs in Afghanistan and Iraq; a pound puppy who became a Specialized Search Dog and saved countless lives during...


Oct 12, 2017, 08:05 ET Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline Is Open To Support Customers Affected By Northern California Wildfires

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


Oct 12, 2017, 08:00 ET Heska Schedules Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call for November 2, 2017

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


Oct 11, 2017, 12:30 ET Get Your Licks on Route 66®: Cross-country Pet Adoption Tour Travels to Kansas

FIDO Friendly Magazine announces last two events for the year for the 9th Annual Pet Adoption Tour, Get Your Licks on Route 66® with Presenting...


Oct 11, 2017, 10:10 ET European Fashion House HoodLamb Brings 100% Cruelty-Free Collection to North America

HoodLamb, a European fashion house specializing in cruelty-free outerwear and knits, aims to address a serious market void for eco-friendly...


Oct 10, 2017, 17:53 ET Animal Farm Foundation Calls BULL on "Pit Bull" Campaigns

In an effort to reduce breed-specific discrimination and promote seeing all dogs as individuals, Animal Farm Foundation (AFF) is calling BULL on...


Oct 10, 2017, 15:33 ET AKC® Humane Fund Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Support Domestic Violence Shelters

In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the AKC® Humane Fund has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to support domestic...


Oct 10, 2017, 14:58 ET ASPCA Establishing Emergency Shelter for Hundreds of Animals Impacted by Hurricane Maria in St. Croix

At the request of the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is...


Oct 10, 2017, 10:00 ET Prince William's Wildlife Conservation Charity Hosts Baby Shower For Orphaned Elephants

The African wildlife conservation organization, Tusk USA, announced the launch of a baby shower for elephants to support Reteti Elephant Sanctuary...


Oct 10, 2017, 08:00 ET Henry Schein Completes Acquisition Of Merritt Veterinary Supplies

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


Oct 09, 2017, 14:18 ET Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® Launches Furever Home™ Sweepstakes & Donation Campaign to Raise Awareness of Animal Rescue

Super premium pet food brand, Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® announced today that it has launched a new sweepstakes and donation campaign during the month...


Oct 09, 2017, 10:09 ET Always Best Care Of San Antonio To Host Free Pet Adoption Event For Seniors, Oct. 14, 2017

In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Always Best Care of San Antonio, in partnership with North Park Subaru and ASPCA, will host a free pet...


Oct 09, 2017, 09:00 ET PEDIGREE® Brand Uses New Facebook Camera Effect Platform To Raise Awareness For Pet Adoption

National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month kicked off this October, and to help raise awareness for the cause, the PEDIGREE® brand has teamed up with...


Oct 06, 2017, 10:06 ET smartpetlove Donates over $220,000 in Products for Pets in Aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

smartpetlove today announced their donation of pet products valued at over $220,000 to benefit animals during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and...


Oct 06, 2017, 08:00 ET State of the Estuary Conference

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 10 — 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 — 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m....


Oct 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Petco Foundation Honors Helping Heroes Through Annual Campaign, October 7 - 29, 2017

This October, the Petco Foundation, in partnership with Natural Balance® pet food, invites the public to join them to celebrate and support the...


Oct 05, 2017, 13:58 ET Henry Schein Cares Medal Deadline Extended to October 12 at Midnight PT; Submit Your Application Now

Henry Schein (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that it has extended the application deadline for its third annual Henry Schein Cares Medal program by...


Oct 04, 2017, 14:00 ET Last Three Northern White Rhinos to Occupy New York City

Australian artists and conservationists, Gillie and Marc, will launch Goodbye Rhinos at Astor Place in New York City with the installation of...


Oct 04, 2017, 09:42 ET Petland Continues Work with CDC

Each year nearly 1.3 million Americans are infected with Campylobacter. The most likely form of infection comes from consuming chicken, but as the...


Oct 03, 2017, 16:03 ET Iconic wild animals in Amazon suffering for selfies

Demand for selfies has changed the lives of wild animals forever: the explosive trend on social media is driving the suffering and exploitation of...


Oct 03, 2017, 10:22 ET Sumitomo Corporation Makes Strategic Investment In Piedmont Animal Health

The Life Science Division of Sumitomo Corporation and Piedmont Animal Health, a North Carolina-based pharmaceutical company that develops...


Oct 03, 2017, 09:46 ET ASPCA Launches National "Find Your Fido" Campaign During Adopt a Shelter Dog Month this October

This October, during Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is collaborating with...