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Study to Examine Consequences of Noise Pollution on Cricket Health, Reproduction

Foundation-funded researchers will study crickets as a model for invertebrates to help answer questions about the health and reproductive consequences for them from human-generated noise.

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Does this Feedbag Make Me Look Fat?

Obesity is a growing problem in horses and ponies around the world, with an estimated 30% of horses estimated to be obese. Here are a few tips to help owners keep their horses and ponies lean and healthy.

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Keeping Cats Mentally Fit as They Age

Veterinarians and cat owners together are learning more about helping elderly cats stay healthy. A top concern reported by cat pet parents is behavior and personality changes affecting their aging four-legged friends.

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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 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

$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.

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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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