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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Apr 24, 2020, 13:42 ET "Rock the House for Animals!" livestream concert featuring multi-Grammy Award winning superstar Rob Thomas, Chris Daughtry and Gavin DeGraw to support critical work for all animals, including help for pets and their people who are impacted by COVID-19

On April 30, international superstar and multiple Grammy Award winner Rob Thomas; singer, songwriter Chris Daughtry; and singer, songwriter Gavin...


Apr 23, 2020, 08:31 ET Cat Adoptions Soar By 120% Since Shelter-In-Place Order Began

Meowtel, the largest cat sitting platform in the country, investigated the pandemic's impact on cat rescues and adoptions in California. Rescues are...


Apr 22, 2020, 08:41 ET Florida Animal Friend Accepting 2020 Grant Applications Now Through May 1

Florida Animal Friend, an organization dedicated to saving the lives of unwanted cats and dogs, is reminding interested organizations throughout...


Apr 22, 2020, 08:00 ET Heska Corporation Expands Executive Leadership Team

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


Apr 16, 2020, 13:49 ET The North American Veterinary Community Launches National Campaign To Galvanize Veterinary Professionals In Support Of One Health Act

The North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) today launched a grassroots advocacy and awareness campaign to engage veterinary professionals and the ...


Apr 16, 2020, 10:01 ET Petplan Launches North American Effort To Ensure Pet Parents Have A "Pet Plan" During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Given recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Petplan, the pet insurance provider with the most comprehensive...


Apr 16, 2020, 08:00 ET Heska Corporation First Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Earnings Call Scheduled for May 7, 2020

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


Apr 15, 2020, 20:00 ET After the Pandemic: Internationalist Wildlife Conservation Initiative

The Zoological Lighting Institute? Save a Billion Birds!? campaign announced plans to offset expected devastation to wildlife, resulting from...


Apr 15, 2020, 11:00 ET CUDDLY Helps Animal Welfare Organizations Across The Nation Find Homes For Foster Pets

CUDDLY, a fundraising platform for small to mid-sized animal rescue organizations, has launched an accelerated foster matching program for nonprofit...


Apr 14, 2020, 13:55 ET Animal shelters across the country team up to host the National House Pawty fundraiser

Over 80 animal shelters and rescue organizations across the United States have joined forces to create the National House Pawty, a livestreamed...


Apr 14, 2020, 11:00 ET IDEXX Laboratories to Release 2020 First Quarter Financial Results

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


Apr 14, 2020, 09:00 ET MWI Animal Health to Distribute Petriage's Unique Veterinary Telehealth Platform in North America

As more veterinarians begin to incorporate remote care services in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus, MWI Animal Health, a leading distributor of...


Apr 14, 2020, 09:00 ET Royal Canin Launches Educational Series 'Catology', Offers Free Food To First-Time Kitten And Cat Fosters And Adopters

While the world copes with our new normal amid the coronavirus pandemic, more-and-more people are turning to animal shelters and rescues to foster...


Apr 13, 2020, 09:50 ET Veterinary Infectious Disease Diagnostics Market to Reach $2.40 Bn, Globally, by 2026 at 8.3% CAGR: Allied Market Research

Allied Market Research published a report, titled, "Veterinary Infectious Disease Diagnostics Market, by Product Type (Immunodiagnostics, Molecular...


Apr 13, 2020, 09:00 ET NAVC Names Gene O'Neill Chief Executive Officer

The North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) today announced that its Board of Directors has, by unanimous vote, named Gene O'Neill Chief Executive ...


Apr 10, 2020, 17:30 ET Herbert resigns as Neogen's Chairman; Borel named as successor

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that James Herbert has resigned as its chairman, and he has been succeeded by Jim Borel. Herbert...


Apr 10, 2020, 07:00 ET Petition from global conservation organization highlights connection between wildlife trade and COVID-19

The Orangutan Project, an organization focused on securing the survival of critically endangered species including orangutans, is calling for an...


Apr 09, 2020, 11:00 ET InventHelp Presents Dust Eliminator for Hay Bales (TRO-219)

"After working in the horse-racing industry for over 30 years, I am well aware of the amount of dust created when shaking hay bales to feed the...


Apr 08, 2020, 14:40 ET Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center Contributes Vital Data As Part of Global Non-Profit Species360

Global non-profit Species360 announced today that Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center (NBSTCC) has joined its community of zoos, aquariums,...


Apr 08, 2020, 09:04 ET SAS helps NatureServe protect biodiversity with artificial intelligence

As part of its Data for Good efforts, SAS is committed to using technology to ignite positive change for the planet throughout Climate Month this...


Apr 07, 2020, 11:30 ET World Animal Protection calls on WHO for global ban of wildlife markets to save human lives

Today, World Health Day, over 200 organizations from across the world, including World Animal Protection, International Fund for Animal Welfare,...


Apr 07, 2020, 09:03 ET Newly identified genetic variant in dogs reveals insights into early lung disease, provides clues about similar disease in humans

WISDOM HEALTH? Genetics - the world's leader in pet genetics and makers of the WISDOM PANEL? dog DNA test, announced today the publication in PLOS...


Apr 07, 2020, 09:00 ET SenesTech Supports Aggressive Response to Unprecedented Daytime Rat Sightings

SenesTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNES), a developer of proprietary technologies for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, today...


Apr 06, 2020, 16:56 ET FoA to WHO, UN: Shut down wildlife markets to avoid pandemics

Friends of Animals is calling on the World Health Organization and the United Nations to avoid another pandemic by shuttering world wet markets where ...


Apr 03, 2020, 12:00 ET Tracy Aviary Receives $55,000 Donation from Young Living

Young Living, the world's leading provider of essential oils, today announced a donation to Salt Lake City-based Tracy Aviary. The $55,000 donation...