Animal Health is a Puzzle. You’re the Missing Piece!

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Helping Dogs Live Long-lived, Healthy Lives

The Foundation is collecting blood samples from golden retrievers over the age of 12, as part of its Golden Oldies Project and cancer research.

Learn more about the project

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Many Animal Health Puzzles Need to be Solved

Join Morris Animal Foundation’s year-end campaign and support studies to help find the missing health puzzle pieces animals need to live their best lives.

Read about our year-end campaign

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Episode 37: Ringworm in Cats

Ringworm is a common and treatable problem but can quickly spread between cats, especially in shelters or rescues. Read the facts about this important, but often misunderstood, disease.

Learn about ringworm in cats

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 $142 million toward 2,850+ studies that have led to significant breakthroughs in diagnostics, treatments and preventions to benefit animals worldwide.

COVID-19 in 2021

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

$142+ 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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Put Your Piece in Place to Help Animals

Right now, all gifts are being matched, up to $200,000. Donate to improve the lives of animals this holiday season.