70 years of improving the health of animals worldwide

Dog Walking

Is Walking Your Dog Fun or a Pulling-Your-Shoulder-Out-of-Socket Battle of the Wills?

At its best, walking your dog is a pleasant and enjoyable experience for the sentient beings at both ends of the leash. You and your furry friend take in the sights and sounds of the outdoors and you feel no tension on the leash because his paws trot right next to your feet. But how many of us experience something… a little different?

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VSS

Morris Animal Foundation Funds Veterinary Student Summer Research Program

The Foundation has awarded $85,000 in grants through its Veterinary Student Scholar program, funding 17 student research projects. The Veterinary Student Scholar program, which began in 2005, provides veterinary students the opportunity to become involved in mentored research that advances the health and/or welfare of companion animals, including cats, dogs and horses, and wildlife.

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Painting

Fostering Wildlife Conservation Through Art

Rebecca Richman has a secret superpower – the ability to create art that connects people with nature. Her latest painting draws attention to the plight of the Ridgway’s hawk. While many people aren’t familiar with this rare and endangered species, Rebecca knew about this bird’s challenges through her work at Morris Animal Foundation where she is a long-time employee and nature-loving advocate.

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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 $118 million toward 2,600+ studies that have led to significant breakthroughs in diagnostics, treatments and preventions to benefit animals worldwide.

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

$118 Million Invested

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

2,600+
Studies Funded
20,000+
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.