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 07, 2019, 08:00 ET Aratana Therapeutics to Present at Stifel 2019 Dental & Veterinary Conference

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


May 07, 2019, 05:00 ET Removable Pool Fence Supplier, LOOP-LOC, Shares 6 Pool Safety Rules for Pets

May is known for many things; Mother's Day, nicer weather, the kickoff to summer (we're talking about you, Memorial Day weekend), and also National...


May 06, 2019, 11:45 ET African Swine Fever and Capsuline Empty Capsules

African Swine Fever (ASF) is an infectious viral disease that is impacting swine. The ASF virus is depleting the pigs and wild boars in Africa, Asia, ...


May 03, 2019, 19:15 ET Kansas City Region Named Top Three Finalist for Major USDA Operations

The Kansas City Area Development Council and its partners across the two-state region are proud to be chosen as one of three possible locations to...


May 03, 2019, 16:57 ET Colorado's Wild Animal Sanctuary Named "2019 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT" by GreatNonprofits

The Wild Animal Sanctuary announced today it has been named a "2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit" by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of...


May 02, 2019, 16:45 ET Primate Research Center Alpha Genesis Maintains Full USDA, AWA Compliance

A recent detailed inspection by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has again found that Primate Research Organization Alpha Genesis...


May 02, 2019, 15:59 ET Alley Cat Allies Calls on the Government of Australia to end its "War on Cats"

Alley Cat Allies calls on the Australian government to end its war on cats, through which it has empowered countless vigilantes to slaughter cats...


May 02, 2019, 15:54 ET Broad coalition applauds new bill banning industrial ocean fish farms

A broad range of groups, including the Recirculating Farms Coalition and Friends of the Earth, applaud a new bill, the Keep Fin Fish Free Act (H.R....


May 02, 2019, 11:26 ET Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Celebrate a Decade of Fighting Pet Cancer to Help Millions of Dogs and Cats

To kick off the Pet Cancer Awareness campaign in May, the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo announce a total of $15 million invested in pet cancer...


May 02, 2019, 08:48 ET Crowdfunding for Novel Product to Ease Shelter Dog Adoptions

Following extensive olfaction research across species, Kepley BioSystems is preparing to market Kepley K9™ Strategic Scent Stimulant. The launch will ...


May 02, 2019, 08:00 ET Heska to Present at Upcoming Conferences in May 2019

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


May 02, 2019, 07:03 ET PetSafe® Celebrates Third Annual National Dog Park Day

PetSafe® brand is celebrating the third annual National Dog Park Day on Saturday, May 4. Dog owners and their four-legged friends are encouraged to...


May 01, 2019, 15:08 ET Celebrate American Humane's 'Be Kind to Animals Week®' (May 5-11)

Building a better world for all of us begins with a few simple actions and American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, is...


May 01, 2019, 10:30 ET Morris Animal Foundation Launches Stop Cancer Furever Campaign May 1

Morris Animal Foundation, the preeminent leader in advancing animal health, will launch its sixth annual cancer campaign, Stop Cancer Furever, on May ...


May 01, 2019, 10:00 ET Breakthrough Test Detects Chronic Diseases in Pets Using Saliva

Hemopet, a nonprofit animal blood bank and greyhound adoption charity, has launched a breakthrough test for pets: CellBIO — a cellular oxidative...


May 01, 2019, 09:29 ET International Delight® Kicks Off Military Appreciation Month By Announcing Partnership With Pets for Vets®

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, International Delight has committed $150,000 to support the national organization Pets for Vets. The creamer ...


May 01, 2019, 06:30 ET IDEXX Laboratories Announces First Quarter Results

Reports revenue growth of 7% on a reported basis and 10% on an organic basis, driven by CAG Diagnostics recurring revenue growth of 9% reported and...


Apr 30, 2019, 17:31 ET The companion animal diagnostics market is projected to reach USD 2.7 billion by 2024 from USD 1.7 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 9.8%

The companion animal diagnostics market is projected to reach USD 2.7 billion by 2024 from USD 1.7 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 9.8%. The rising...


Apr 30, 2019, 15:57 ET VCA Releases First Ever Social Impact Report

VCA, a leading provider of pet health care services delivered through over 800 veterinary hospitals in the U.S. and Canada, has released an impact...


Apr 30, 2019, 15:08 ET PetSmart Hosts Salon and PetsHotel Open House

PetSmart® will host an open house and tours of all the grooming salons and PetsHotel® locations on Sunday, May 5. This nationwide event will give pet ...


Apr 30, 2019, 10:36 ET International Respect For Chickens Day Celebrates Compassion for Chickens

On May 4, animal advocates celebrate International Respect for Chickens Day. Launched by United Poultry Concerns in 2005, International Respect for...


Apr 30, 2019, 09:00 ET New DNA test stops illegal shipment of endangered eels

Researchers have developed a new method to identify illegally trafficked European eels, and it has already led to the arrest and prosecution of...


Apr 29, 2019, 14:31 ET Morris Animal Foundation receives $250K from Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Company for pet cancer research

The Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Company are partnering to award a $250,000 grant to Morris Animal Foundation to fuel pet cancer research,...


Apr 29, 2019, 11:43 ET PetSmart Launches New Flea and Tick Application Program to Prevent Insect-Borne Diseases in Pets

Springtime means warmer weather which brings a rise in fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and...


Apr 28, 2019, 07:46 ET Lord Ashcroft Exclusively Reveals the Horrors of Lion Farming in South Africa

Lord Ashcroft, the former Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party, has made a series of major revelations about the captive-bred lion industry in...