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Recent Press Releases

November 20, 2017 - Dollar-for-Dollar Gift Match for Donations Received by Dec. 31 including #GivingTuesday Gifts

November 14, 2017 - Morris Animal Foundation Funds New Studies That Target Critical Illnesses Threatening Cats

October 4, 2017 - Morris Animal Foundation Launches New Brand as it Prepares to Celebrate 70th Anniversary

September 26, 2017 - New Study Funded by Morris Animal Foundation Points to Unexpected Benefits of Rabies Vaccination in Dogs

September 12, 2017 - Morris Animal Foundation Researcher Explores Diversity of Scientific Studies and Their Application to Animal Health

August 31, 2017 - Bigsby's Folly Mixes Wine with Philanthropy to Support Morris Animal Foundation

August 10, 2017 - Foundation Welcomes Financial Modeling Expert, Comparative Pathologist as New Board Members

July 21, 2017 - From Military Dogs to Shelter Medicine, Real-World Experiences Shaping Students' Lives

July 20, 2017 - Orvis Goes to the Dogs During Seize the Dog Days of Summer, July 27-August 27; Fundraiser Benefits Morris Animal Foundation

July 11, 2017 - Scientific Advisory Board Selects 11 New Research Studies for Wildlife Health with over $775,000 Awarded

July 7, 2017 - Morris Animal Foundation CEO Keynote Speaker at Entrepreneurship Academy

June 21, 2017 - Morris Animal Foundation Funds Veterinary Student Summer Research Program

May 5, 2017 - Morris Animal Foundation to Help Critically Endangered Mongolian Saiga

May 1, 2017 - Unite to Fight Pet Cancer Campaign Brings Awareness and Funding to Cancer Research

April 13, 2017 - Researchers One Step Closer to Winning Fight Against Deadly Facial Tumor in Tasmanian Devils

March 29, 2017 - Morris Animal Foundation Welcomes New VP of Marketing and Brand Strategy

March 23, 2017 - Morris Animal Foundation Lecture Series at 2017 AAHA Conference

March 17, 2017 - Highly Contagious Infection Threatens Endangered San Joaquin Kit Fox Population

March 2, 2017 - Researchers Find Positive Long-term Results for Colic Surgery in Horses

Feb. 24, 2017 - Study Shows Adipose Stem Cells May Be the Cell of Choice for Therapeutic Applications

Feb. 22, 2017 - Morris Animal Foundation Receives $1 Million Grant for Bone Cancer Studies

Feb. 6, 2017 - New Diagnostic Text Holds Promise for Feline Asthma Patients

Jan. 25, 2017 - Morris Animal Foundation Announces 2017 Feline Research Grants

Jan. 24, 2017 - For Primates in Captivity, a More Human Microbiome

Dec. 29, 2016 - Foundation Announces New Clinical Veterinary Advisory Board

Dec. 16, 2016 - Researchers Develop New Test, Better Understanding of Deadly Disease in Boas and Pythons

Dec. 13, 2016 - Morris Animal Foundation Announces 2016 Canine Research Grants

Does Your Dog or Cat Feel Grief When a Companion Animal Dies? Study Investigates That Question

Veterinary Student Scholars Program Accepting Submissions

Morris Animal Foundation Announces 2016 Wildlife Research Grants

Morris Animal Foundation Grant Funds FIP Research

Morris Animal Foundation, Blue Buffalo and Petco Partner in Nutrition Fellowship

Olympics Brings Attention to Threat of Glanders in Horses

Morris Animal Foundation Funds Veterinary Student Summer Research Program

Morris Animal Foundation Announces Board Chair; Welcomes Two New Trustees

Foundation Partners with Smithsonian to Understand Disease Affecting African Black Rhinos

Morris Animal Foundation welcomes Dr. John Reddington as new president and CEO

Unite to Fight Pet Cancer Advances Cancer Research for Companion Animals

Morris Animal Foundation awards 17 grants to fund diverse set of equine health studies

Respected veterinary cardiologist first recipient of Mark L. Morris Jr. Investigator Award

Phocine distemper virus research sheds light on spread of disease in marine mammals

Talk a walk and fight cancer at the South Florida K9 Cancer Walk

Morris Animal Foundation announces new chief scientific officer

Morris Animal Foundation President/CEO Resigns; Interim CEO Announced

With topical vaccine, bats may be able to vaccinate themselves against rabies

Morris Animal Foundation launches $1.2 million initiative to fight deadly disease of cats

Morris Animal Foundation awards new research grants in small-animal health

Morris Animal Foundation Unite to Fight Pet Cancer Virtual Walk – June 28

Morris Animal Foundation Welcomes New Board of Trustees Members for 2015/2016

Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study’s First Paper Published in Prestigious Scientific Journal

First-of-its-kind Canine Health Study Enrolls 3,000th Golden Retriever

Morris Animal Foundation Corporate Partners Named Finalists in 2015 Cause Marketing Halo Awards

Morris Animal Foundation Welcomes New Chairman and Trustees

President of The Seeing Eye Takes Board of Trustees Leadership Role at Morris Animal Foundation

BlackRock Managing Director Joins Board of Trustees at Morris Animal Foundation

Retired Ralcorp Holdings Executive Joins Morris Animal Foundation Board of Trustees

Zoetis Executive Joins Board of Trustees at Morris Animal Foundation

Morris Animal Foundation Continues to Build Strong Leadership Team with New Chief Marketing Officer

West Paw Design Partnership

Golden Study Celebrates Its Second Year

Cancer Affects Humans and Furkids Alike

From Cities to Jungles, Morris Animal Foundation Tackles Global Wildlife Health Concerns

Unite to Fight Fallon Challenge

Unite to Fight Launch

New Research Looks at Genetics of North American Wolves

Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Announces Groundbreaking Research Grants

SmartPractice Partners with Morris Animal Foundation to Advance Animal Health

And the numbers are in…Los Gatos Dog Lovers Raise Nearly $115k for K9 Cancer

Morris Animal Foundation Celebrates $1 Million Raised for K9 Cancer Research!

South Florida Continues to March Against K9 Cancer

The Orvis Company on Road to Raising a Million Dollars for Canine Cancer

Morris Animal Foundation Welcomes New Chief Scientific Officer to Lead Research Efforts

South Florida Continues to March Against K9 Cancer