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Ways to Help After Disaster In Japan

March 21, 2011 MAF

When news spread last week about the devastation in Japan, each of us at Morris Animal Foundation felt deeply for the hundreds of thousands of lives threatened, both human and animal. Read more.




New Tool Monitors Stress in Injured Owls Undergoing Rehabilitation

March 10, 2011 MAF

Fecal hormone monitoring is a noninvasive tool used to assess stress responses in many species of wild and captive animals.

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AnimalNews 11.1: Tackling Top Diseases in Pets

March 2, 2011 MAF

This issue of AnimalNews features studies addressing some of the most common health problems in dogs, cats and horses—the ones that account for most veterinary visits.

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Applications for Veterinary Student Scholars Program Doubles

February 17, 2011 MAF

Since its inception, the Veterinary Student Scholars Program at Morris Animal Foundation has grown from an initial class of 24 veterinary students in 2005 to 73 in 2010. Read more.




Hunting Ban Extended for Antelope Species Being Studied with Funding from Morris Animal Foundation

February 9, 2011 MAF

Recently, Kazakhstan extended a ban on hunting saiga antelopes until 2021 as the nation works to save the endangered species.

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Creating a Healthier Tomorrow for Animals® in 2010

December 10, 2010 MAF

Morris Animal Foundation funded nearly 300 animal health and welfare studies in 2010. Many of them will help companion animals, horses and wildlife worldwide enjoy longer, healthier lives.

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AnimalNews 10.4: Putting the Well into Welfare

December 3, 2010 MAF

When most people think about Morris Animal Foundation, they only consider the health studies we fund to combat disease and illness. Yet, the Foundation is equally committed to advancing animal welfare.

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Clinton Anderson explains why he believes in Morris Animal Foundation

November 3, 2010 MAF

Clinton's success as a horse trainer lies in his passion for all animals from his favorite horses, Mindy and Diez, to his Daschund, Beans.

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Morris Animal Foundation 2011 Conference Symposiums to Address Advances in Veterinary Medicine

November 1, 2010 MAF

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Morris Animal Foundation Recognized as Distinguished Research Partner

October 18, 2010 MAF

Recently the University of Minnesota celebrated its “Points of Pride Research Day,” where the College of Veterinary Medicine awarded Morris Animal Foundation the Distinguished Research Partner Award Read more.




Morris Animal Foundation Study Update

September 30, 2010 MAF

Potential Climate Change Side Effect - More Parasites An South American Birds. Read more.




Honor Spirit and Memory of a Special Pet During National Pet Memorial Month

September 25, 2010 MAF

National Pet Memorial Month in September is the ideal time to honor the life of a beloved pet—yours or someone else’s.

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The 2011 Betty White Calendar is now available

September 23, 2010 MAF

Betty is graciously donating the royalties from her 2011 calendar to the Foundation. The calendar is now available wherever calendars are sold: bookstores, gift stores, online retailers and department stores.

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Saving a species, one gorilla at a time

September 8, 2010 MAF

From its beginnings nearly 25 years ago as a small operation with just two field veterinarians and a handful of staff, the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project (MGVP) has grown into the largest veterinary organization that protects the lives of endangered mountain gorillas in Africa.

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Colorado Pet Lovers Tune in to 9News this Saturday!

August 13, 2010 MAF

Join Morris Animal Foundation and 9News on Saturday, August 14, from 7:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for 9News Vet Line 9. Colorado pet owners will have a chance to call in and ask local veterinarians animal health questions. Read more.




MAF Rewards Five Future Vets for Their Contributions to Research

July 13, 2010 MAF

Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) recently gave five aspiring veterinarians more than $10,000 to recognize the animal health projects they did to advance the Foundation’s mission to improve the health and well-being of companion animals and wildlife.

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MAF attends TEVA Mountain Games

June 16, 2010 MAF

Canine Cancer Campaign supporter, Eukanuba invited MAF to the 2010 TEVA Mountain Games in beautiful Vail, Colo., June 4-6. The TEVA Mountain Games are the country's largest celebration of adventure sports, art and music.

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Preventing unwanted kitty litters

June 1, 2010 MAF

Every year, more than 100 million feral cats are born in this country, and many must be euthanized because there are no homes for them. Sterilizing feral cats drastically reduces the number of unwanted kittens born each year, but surgery is an expensive, complicated method of contraception.

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MAF Goes Wild with Betty White

May 11, 2010 MAF

We established the Betty White Wildlife Rapid Response Fund to give wildlife researchers timely monetary aid to respond to unexpected events, such as natural disasters and emerging diseases, that result in the immediate need for animal health research.

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Betty White and Sir Elton John Help Dogs Live Longer, Healthier Lives

March 8, 2010 MAF

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