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Jan 24, 2019, 03:30 ET More than ruffled feathers: Mockingbirds show heightened aggression after lead exposure

Mockingbirds exposed to sub-lethal levels of lead in urban areas display significantly heightened aggression, said Morris Animal Foundation-funded...


Nov 12, 2018, 18:18 ET Morris Animal Foundation seeks to give animals more through end-of-year giving campaign

Morris Animal Foundation wants to give animals more through its end-of-year giving campaign – more moments, more memories and more years. The...


Sep 21, 2018, 13:17 ET Morris Animal Foundation Names Tiffany Grunert as New President/CEO

Morris Animal Foundation, the largest worldwide nonprofit advancing animal health, announced today that Tiffany Grunert is the organization's new...


Sep 20, 2018, 14:08 ET Hookworms Employ Live Fast/Die Young Strategy in Fur Seal Pup Hosts, Report Morris Animal Foundation-funded Researchers

Hookworms exploit a live fast/die young strategy in their South American fur seal pup hosts, report Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at...


Sep 14, 2018, 03:30 ET Study Shows Toxic Effects of Oil Dispersant Corexit® 9500 Likely on Oysters Following 2010 Deepwater Horizon Spill

Oysters likely suffered toxic effects from the oil dispersant Corexit® 9500 when it was used to clean up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, said...


May 17, 2018, 05:02 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...


Apr 02, 2018, 03:15 ET Morris Animal Foundation & Smithsonian Collaborate on Wildlife Veterinarian Training Program

To help cultivate the finest wildlife veterinarians of tomorrow, Morris Animal Foundation and the Smithsonian Global Health Program (SGHP) have...


Feb 26, 2018, 01:44 ET Morris Animal Foundation Awards $1 Million for New Studies Benefitting Canine Health

For the good of dogs everywhere, Morris Animal Foundation announced it awarded nearly $1 million in grants for 12 canine research projects. The...


Nov 20, 2017, 15:30 ET Help Animals Around the World on #GivingTuesday, Nov. 28, With Morris Animal Foundation

From saving saigas in Mongolia to fighting cancer in dogs, Morris Animal Foundation is tackling the tough health issues facing animals around the...


Nov 14, 2017, 16:08 ET Morris Animal Foundation Funds New Studies That Target Critical Illnesses Threatening Cats

Studies of three deadly infections in cats are among the research projects awarded more than $400,000 in grants from Morris Animal Foundation, the...


Sep 26, 2017, 13:17 ET New Study Funded by Morris Animal Foundation Points to Unexpected Benefits of Rabies Vaccination in Dogs

The rabies vaccine is extremely effective at preventing this fatal disease in dogs, but new research, funded by Morris Animal Foundation, shows the...


Jan 17, 2012, 12:57 ET Morris Animal Foundation Sends Its Birthday Wishes to Betty White - You Can, Too

Betty White is everybody's Golden Girl—and Morris Animal Foundation is especially grateful for all that she's done to create a healthier tomorrow for ...


Aug 03, 2011, 02:42 ET Learning about Animal Health Is Fun and Cool!

For many kids summer is a time to play sports, go to camp and spend time with their pets. As kids prepare to head back to school in a few weeks, time ...


Jul 06, 2011, 12:00 ET Successful Dog Walk Returns to City of "The Cats"

Join Morris Animal Foundation on Sunday, October 9, for the 2nd annual Morris Animal Foundation K9 Cancer Walk at Vasona Lake Park in Los Gatos,...


Jun 07, 2011, 02:54 ET Dogs Get Cancer, Too!

Join Morris Animal Foundation on Sunday, September 18, for the first-ever Morris Animal Foundation K9 Cancer Walk at the Cove at Concord Park in...


May 17, 2011, 03:43 ET Dogs Get Cancer, Too!

Join Morris Animal Foundation on Sunday, August 21, for the 3rd annual Morris Animal Foundation K9 Cancer Walk at Denver's own City Park. The event...


May 12, 2011, 01:59 ET David Haworth Joins Morris Animal Foundation as New President and CEO

Morris Animal Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of David Haworth, DVM, PhD, as its new president and CEO. Haworth will oversee the...


May 05, 2011, 07:38 ET World's Largest Pet Insurance Provider Partners With Morris Animal Foundation and Their K9 Cancer Walk Program

Petplan, the world's largest pet insurance provider, has become a national sponsor of Morris Animal Foundation's K9 Cancer Walk program. As a...


Apr 27, 2011, 05:32 ET Paul Mitchell Schools and John Paul Pet Partner With Morris Animal Foundation and Their K9 Cancer Walk Program

Paul Mitchell Schools and John Paul Pet have teamed up with Morris Animal Foundation as a national sponsor of the nonprofit's K9 Cancer Walk Program. ...


Apr 26, 2011, 06:42 ET Educating Kids the Green Way

Morris Animal Foundation, a world leader in helping animals enjoy longer, healthier lives, recently launched a new fun and kid-friendly website...


Apr 22, 2011, 02:51 ET Kansas City Girl Carries on Family Tradition

Morris Animal Foundation, a world leader in helping animals enjoy longer, healthier, lives, recently launched a new fun and kid-friendly website (www....


Apr 21, 2011, 07:14 ET Fight for Canine Cancer Fundraising Is Neck and Neck

Northern California dog lovers are currently "pawing" for top team honors as they raise funds and awareness for the 3rd annual Morris Animal...


Mar 09, 2011, 05:50 ET Help Buddy and Friends Fight Canine Cancer

Buddy, an 8-year-old chocolate lab mix, has lost too many loved ones to cancer. Last March, he lost his human best friend to leukemia, and soon after ...


Jan 19, 2011, 06:00 ET Celebrity Judge Betty White Chooses Winning Cat Photograph for Contest

Cats are notoriously hard to photograph, but the results can be well worth the effort. This was certainly the case for Morris Animal Foundation's...


Jan 18, 2011, 12:00 ET Northern Californians Rally to Fight Canine Cancer for Third Straight Year

Join Morris Animal Foundation and Northern California dog lovers on Saturday, May 7, for the 3rd annual Morris Animal Foundation K9 Cancer Walk at...