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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Aug 20, 2020, 12:23 ET Coalition of animal and environmental organizations calls on The White House to support a G20 Ban on the Wildlife Trade

A group of advocacy organizations today urged Thomas Storch, White House senior trade advisor and G20 Sherpa, to support and champion a permanent ban ...


Aug 20, 2020, 07:03 ET Born Free USA Calls for an End to Fur Farming in the U.S. in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, is calling for an end to fur farming in the United States in response to...


Aug 19, 2020, 11:11 ET Pethealth to Combine with Crum & Forster Accident & Health; Will Create Fourth Largest Pet Insurance Entity in U.S. Market

Crum & Forster, Accident & Health (www.cfins.com) announces that Pethealth Inc. (www.pethealthinc.com) will complete a reorganization transaction...


Aug 19, 2020, 09:17 ET Organic Consumers Association Sues D'Artagnan for False Animal Welfare Claims

Organic Consumers Association (OCA) sued D'Artagnan, the largest distributor of foie gras in the U.S., for deceptive marketing and advertising of...


Aug 19, 2020, 08:38 ET Leading Pet Insurance Company Wagmo Launches In New York And California To Bring Cutting Edge Pet Insurance and Wellness Plans to Even More Pet Parents Nationwide

Wagmo, a modern pet insurance company built with new pet parents in mind, today announced it is expanding into New York and California to bring its...


Aug 18, 2020, 14:47 ET ASPCA Estimates Number of Pets Living in Poverty with Their Owners Could Exceed 24.4 Million Due to COVID-19 Crisis

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today released new data showing that more than 4.2 million pets in the...


Aug 18, 2020, 13:28 ET Care And Safety Tips For Your Pets And The Families Who Love Them

This has been anything but a typical year, and many of us are spending a lot more time around our pets. As we look to enjoy the last few weeks of...


Aug 18, 2020, 11:00 ET Increased Spending on Animal Healthcare Drives Veterinary Imaging Market on Remunerative Path: Future Market Insights

A new market study by Future Market Insights (FMI) forecasted that the veterinary imaging market will expand at a healthy CAGR of 6.4% between 2020...


Aug 18, 2020, 07:03 ET Laws are Failing Wild Animals, Claims Newly Published Research

Licensing Laws and Animal Welfare: The Welfare of Wild Animals (Palgrave MacMillan and Springer Nature), a new book by Dr. Liz Tyson of Born Free...


Aug 17, 2020, 17:10 ET Nominations Now Open for One of the World's Most Preeminent Ocean Conservation Awards - Loggerhead Marinelife Center's Go Blue Awards

The 12th Annual Go Blue Awards, hosted by Loggerhead Marine Center (LMC), is now accepting nominations to recognize the most distinguished...


Aug 17, 2020, 09:50 ET Global Pandemic Has Consumers Increasing Plant-Based Nutrition to Strengthen Immune Systems

How we eat, and what we buy for our meal planning is changing during the COVID-19 pandemic, as new surveys show that more people are gravitating...


Aug 17, 2020, 09:15 ET NAVC Announces Zoetis Joins VMX Virtual Expo Hall Opening The Doors For New Interactive And Innovative Ways To Engage And Educate Veterinary Professionals Year-Round

The North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) today announced the opening of the Zoetis VMX Virtual Expo Hall booth, providing year-round...


Aug 17, 2020, 08:15 ET As U.S. Postal Service Gets Torn Apart, Demand Intensifies To End Shipments Of Live Animals To Prevent Deaths In Transport!

Today Social Compassion in Legislation offers a video, linked HERE, documenting the barbaric practice of shipping sentient living beings through the...


Aug 14, 2020, 14:45 ET Lever Foundation Praises Shake Shack for Landmark Commitment to Use Cage-Free Eggs Globally

Shake Shack, the fast-growing New York City-based restaurant chain with nearly 300 locations globally, won praise today from animal protection...


Aug 13, 2020, 09:59 ET Organic Consumers Association Sues Champion Petfoods for Deceptive Marketing Claims

Organic Consumers Association (OCA) filed suit against Champion Petfoods USA and Champion Petfoods LP for deceptive marketing and advertising of pet...


Aug 13, 2020, 08:04 ET No Evil Foods and Nomad Dumplings Partner to Replace Signature Chicken Dumpling With a Plant-Based Alternative

No Evil Foods, a small batch meat alternative brand, and NOMAD DUMPLiNGS, the colorful frozen dumpling brand, have announced their dedication to...


Aug 12, 2020, 15:35 ET Elephant cruelty rampant as bathing tops bucket list experiences

A new report, containing a Foreword by Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE from World Animal Protection exposes alarming elephant tourism trends across Asia,...


Aug 12, 2020, 14:31 ET Rare Species of Dolphin Find Their Forever Home at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Clearwater Marine Aquarium welcomes its newest rescued residents, rough-toothed dolphins named Rex and Rudolph. The addition of Rex and Rudolph make...


Aug 12, 2020, 10:00 ET Royal Canin and Celebrity 'AdvoCATs' Team up for Annual 'Take Your Cat to the Vet' Campaign

There are more than 90 million cats in United States households1, yet more than half do not receive a yearly veterinary exam. In order to improve...


Aug 12, 2020, 08:56 ET ABERFELDY® Single Malt Scotch Whisky And Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) Launch 'Gardening Giveback Project' To Encourage Urban Beekeeping In Honor Of National Honey Bee Day And National Honey Month

ABERFELDY Single Malt Scotch Whisky, the whisky known around the world as the 'Golden Dram,' announces today the launch of its 'Gardening Giveback...


Aug 12, 2020, 07:30 ET IDEXX launches groundbreaking new ProCyte One Hematology Analyzer with dramatically simplified user experience

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), a global leader in veterinary diagnostics and software, announced today the launch of the ProCyte One™...


Aug 11, 2020, 09:57 ET PetSmart Charities® and Meals on Wheels America Distribute $354,500 to Support Seniors and Their Pets

Amidst a challenging time for seniors across the country, Meals on Wheels America is proud to announce that the Meals on Wheels Loves Pets grant...


Aug 11, 2020, 09:00 ET Veterinary Growth Partners Taps Petriage As Its Preferred Telehealth Services Provider

Petriage, a fast-growing B2B provider of telehealth services to veterinary practices, announced that Veterinary Growth Partners LLC (VGP) has...


Aug 10, 2020, 15:00 ET 25-Year Dolphin Health Study Reveals Factors Contributing to Slow and Accelerated Aging Rates in Long-Lived Mammals

Epitracker Inc. today announced the results from a groundbreaking, 25-year longitudinal cohort study of bottlenose dolphins that identified factors...


Aug 10, 2020, 07:30 ET IDEXX Laboratories to Host Virtual Investor Day

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