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12:38 ET Morris Animal Foundation Seeks to Give Animals the Best Gift

Morris Animal Foundation wants to give animals the best gift this holiday season – more years with the people who care about them and more years...


Jul 16, 2020, 15:22 ET Morris Animal Foundation seeks Golden Oldies for cancer research study

Morris Animal Foundation is looking for healthy golden retrievers over 12 years of age to help answer why some dogs get cancer and others don't....


Apr 24, 2020, 14:30 ET Morris Animal Foundation Receives $100K from Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Company for Pet Cancer Research

The Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Company are partnering to award a $100,000 grant to Morris Animal Foundation to fuel pet cancer research....


Apr 10, 2020, 05:30 ET New canine study investigates cancers and exposure to environmental chemicals

Certain dogs may be more susceptible than others to developing environmentally associated cancers. Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at the ...


Jan 13, 2020, 13:07 ET Morris Animal Foundation to award $1 million to research Australian wildfires' impact on wildlife, support preservation and restoration efforts

To help preserve and restore Australian wildlife, Morris Animal Foundation, a global leader in advancing animal health, announced today it will...


Dec 17, 2019, 05:30 ET Evidence suggests previously unrecognized latex allergies may play role in equine asthma

Latex exposure could be detrimental to a horse's respiratory health. That's the surprising discovery from Morris Animal Foundation-funded research at ...


Nov 05, 2019, 05:30 ET Morris Animal Foundation announces $200,000 End-of Year gift match from Its Board of Trustees

From now until December 31, members of the Morris Animal Foundation Board of Trustees are providing a gift match of up to $200,000 for all...


Sep 17, 2019, 05:00 ET Treatment used for drug overdoses in people could help sea turtles suffering from red tide exposure

Sea turtles suffering from toxic red tide exposure could benefit from a therapy used to treat human drug overdoses. Morris Animal Foundation-funded...


Sep 13, 2019, 05:00 ET Early detection is key: Screening test could improve lives of cats with heart disease

A new, two-minute screening technique could help save cats from dying prematurely of heart disease. Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at...


Jul 17, 2019, 15:48 ET Spaying, neutering large-breed dogs linked to higher risk of obesity and nontraumatic orthopedic injuries

Spaying or neutering large-breed dogs can put them at a higher risk for obesity and, if done when the dog is young, nontraumatic orthopedic injuries, ...


Jul 15, 2019, 13:47 ET Morris Animal Foundation study identifies new fungus linked to freshwater turtle shell disease

Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Illinois identified a new fungus that could be a significant emerging pathogen of...


Jul 02, 2019, 05:17 ET Last chlamydia-free koala population may safeguard future of species

The last, large, isolated, healthy chlamydia-free population of koalas in Australia may have been identified on Kangaroo Island, said Morris Animal...


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 ...


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 03, 2019, 08:17 ET Morris Animal Foundation-Funded Researchers Find Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements And Hypothyroidism Both Linked To Decreased Risk Of T-Zone Lymphoma In Dogs

Dogs that receive omega-3 fatty acid supplements or have hypothyroidism may be less likely to develop T-zone lymphoma (TZL). Those are two findings...


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...