Morris Animal Foundation News
Vector Borne Diseases Dog

Buzz off! Protecting your pets from diseases spread by insects

With the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil just around the corner, concerns about the Zika virus have filled the news. But Zika is only one of many diseases, both mild and serious, spread by insects such as mosquitoes and ticks. These vector-borne diseases affect people all over the world, and our dog and cat companions are susceptible to many of these same infections. Pet owners need to be vigilant to keep their pets healthy and happy during the “biting” season.

July 26, 2016

horse vector diseases

Insects not only bug our horses, they spread potentially life-threatening diseases

As summer heats up and we head outdoors for fun in the sun, we have to deal with one of the more negative aspects of quality time outside; pesky insects that bite and harass. Horses are no exception to this problem. Not only are insects frustratingly annoying to our horses, they also can carry diseases that infect horses, some of which can be life-threatening.

July 8, 2016

Unite to Fight wrap up

Unite to Fight Pet Cancer Wraps up 2016 Campaign

On June 30, Morris Animal Foundation’s third Unite to Fight Pet Cancer campaign came to an end. We are proud to announce the foundation successful raised more than $250,000, and met its matching goal of $50,000 with the Blue Buffalo Foundation, all to help in the fight against pet cancer.

July 5, 2016