Help Advance the Health of Animals Worldwide

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Cats and Clots – Check Out Fresh Scoop Podcast Episode on Arterial Thromboembolism

Arterial thromboembolism, a condition caused by blood clots in the rear legs and is the topic of the Foundation's “Fresh Scoop” podcast, episode 24.

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Dog

Do Pets Grieve and How?

We all can relate to and understand the extreme sense of loss and grief when we, our friends and family members lose a beloved companion animal. Less understood is whether or not our pets grieve after a similar loss.

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Elk

Prions – Zombies of the Infectious Disease World

Prions are abnormally shaped proteins – no genetic material. Their behavior is more akin to an infectious agent, and this fact has perplexed scientists since the first prion diseases were identified almost a century ago.

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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.

Join us for AnimalNEWS101: Navigating the End of Life in Our Beloved Pets

This month, we're hosting a webinar with a focus on pet loss and bereavement. Learn how to approach this difficult topic with support and education from our presenter, Dr. Kelly Knoll, a veterinarian with Caring Pathways.

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.

2,780+
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.

Dog

Join us for AnimalNEWS101

This month's webinar focuses on pet loss and bereavement. Learn how to approach this difficult topic with support and education.