Give the Gift of Health this Holiday Season

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Keeping Our Pets Healthy in Their Golden Years

Dogs and cats are living longer than ever. Learn more about healthy aging and what pet owners can do to keep older cats and dogs happy into their golden years.

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Matt the Dog

Paul Lisnek Gives the Best Gift for Other Dog Owners

Read about one of our donors’ struggle to save his dog from cancer and why he donates toward research that could save dogs like him.

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Morris Animal Foundation Seeks to Give Animals the Best Gift

The Foundation wants to give animals the best gift this holiday season – more years with the people who care about them and more years living their best lives – with help from animal lovers.

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What We Do

Morris Animal Foundation is a nonprofit organization that invests in science to advance animal health. Since our founding in 1948, we have invested more than $136 million toward 2,780+ studies that have led to significant breakthroughs in diagnostics, treatments and preventions to benefit animals worldwide.

COVID-19 in 2020

COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving pandemic. We know you want to make the best decisions for your and your family’s health based on science and data. To keep you and your family safe, we recommend getting your information from trusted resources.

Our Global Impact

Species helped by country/region

Global impact map_species by country

10 major diseases we study

Top 10 diseases studied

Institutions funded

Institutions funded around the globe

$136 Million Invested

Our studies have led to significant breakthroughs in diagnostics, treatments and preventions to benefit animals worldwide.

Studies Funded
Species Benefit From Our Work

Our Partners

Our Partners help make the world a brighter place for animals.

Make an Impact

Help advance the health of animals worldwide to give them a healthier tomorrow.

Honor Your Loved Ones

Your memorial or tribute gift to someone who has touched your life directly supports our programs and the health of animals around the world.

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The Best Gift to Give this Season

Your donation helps animals everywhere live their best lives. Now through December 31, gifts are being matched, up to $200,000.