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Solving Mysteries

December 18, 2017 Carol Borchert

Accurate and consistent evaluation of the tissue samples collected from study dogs is crucial to the study’s success; without the same people evaluating each sample, diagnoses can vary enough to impact study findings.

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In Memory of Tag – Owner Determined to Help in the Fight Against Canine Cancer

August 3, 2017 Carol Borchert

When Tag, a beloved golden retriever, lost his life to cancer, his devastated owner decided to channel her grief into action. Determined to help change health outcomes for all dogs, she is matching all gifts to the Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study, dollar for dollar, up to $50,000, now through National Dog Day on August 26.

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A Chance to Change Cancer Treatment

June 15, 2017

Finding out your dog has cancer is a devastating experience for many pet owners. If you also happen to be a veterinarian, emotions collide as you find yourself in the position of both owner and doctor, like Dr. Joe Schmidt and his wife, Sue.

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Dedicated to Finding Cures and Saving Lives

June 5, 2017

For Marla, being a participant in the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study is a labor of love – love for Snickers and for the dogs she’s lost. Snickers, who also is a therapy dog, is a hero in her eyes, as are all the dogs enrolled in the study.

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Dr. Robin Downing Champions Morris Animal Foundation and Unite to Fight Pet Cancer

May 4, 2017

Always a passionate advocate for the animals who share our world, Dr. Downing has long supported the fight against cancer both professionally and in her own pets' lives.

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Sumo: Cancer Free Thanks to a Foundation First Award Grant

September 18, 2013 Heidi Jeter

When Sumo, an adorable 9-year-old Shih Tzu, began sleeping and drinking more than usual, his owner, Dieter Benesch, began worrying. Sumo just wasn’t his usual energetic self.

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Training Your Golden Retriever

August 7, 2013

“Bad behavior” is the biggest reason that pets are relinquished. Sadly many dogs don’t even realize their behavior is inappropriate. According to David Haworth, DVM, PhD, and president and CEO of Morris Animal Foundation, dogs thrive on having limits. As pack animals, dogs need a lot of structure—and as the owner, you need to provide it. You need to be aware of (and decide for yourself) what normal canine behavior is and what behavior is unacceptable.

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High School Freshman Receives First Place Award for Golden Retriever Lifetime Study

April 2, 2013

Cherry Creek High School freshman Apoorva Krishnan took her love for animals to the next level by getting involved in Morris Animal Foundation’s Golden Retriever Lifetime Study.

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Fighting back during Pet Cancer Awareness Month

May 1, 2012 MAF

PETCO and the Blue Buffalo Co. Pledge to Raise $1 Million for Morris Animal Foundation.

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MAF Trustee Betty White and The Orvis Company Team Up to Tackle Canine Cancer (Hilarious Video)

October 20, 2011 MAF

Long-time Morris Animal Foundation friend and trustee Betty White is unwavering in her quest to create a healthier tomorrow for animals. Perhaps the only thing that outshines Betty’s love for her furry, scaly and feathered friends is her sense of humor.

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