On Sunday, October 11, people in the greater Sacramento area will come together to participate in the 7th Annual Greater Sacramento (formerly Elk Grove) K9 Cancer Walk benefiting Morris Animal Foundation.
Dr. Darryn Knobel was troubled by the high incidence of canine rabies in certain impoverished areas in his country. The disease posed a significant risk to both humans and dogs, and the potential spread to other communities and wildlife was a concern.
Stem cells show remarkable potential as treatments for a variety of equine disorders from orthopedic injuries to organ regeneration, but we still need to answer many questions to unlock the full potential of these biological superheroes.
On June 28, nearly 300 animal lovers from all around the world strapped on their virtual walking shoes and participated in Morris Animal Foundation’s second annual Unite to Fight Pet Cancer Virtual Walk.
As pastures grow long and luxurious in the summer sun, more horses are spending time outside grazing. Internal parasites love the summer too, and warm weather can increase a horse’s chance of coming in contact with parasites. Appropriate parasite control strategies are an important component in keeping our horses healthy.
Nicole Manriquez clearly remembers the night she first noticed the lump on her Boston terrier Lucy’s leg. The pinkish bump just looked like a mosquito bite, but Nicole, who calls herself an overprotective mom, called her veterinarian first thing Monday morning and took in Lucy.
Patricia Mulvihill has participated in every South Florida K9 Cancer Walk to benefit Morris Animal Foundation since the program began five years ago. This past January, Patricia proudly walked in loving memory of Dolly and Boo, both taken by cancer, as well as for her other dogs Baxter, Shana and Mickey.
The dogs (las perras) were in control in the city of Los Gatos (the City of Cats) during the fifth annual Los Gatos K9 Cancer Walk on April 19, held at Vasona Lake Park in Los Gatos, Calif. Almost $115,000 was raised by the nearly 1,000 registered walkers (and their furry companions) to help fund studies at Morris Animal Foundation that will lead to breakthroughs in the prevention and treatment of cancer in dogs.