Give the Gift of Health for National Dog Day

Dog scratching

Scratching The Surface – The Top 5 Causes of Itching in Dogs

All dogs have an occasional itch that needs a quick scratch but excessive itchiness can be a sign of a more serious problem. Learn more about what’s normal – and what’s not.

Read about these causes of itching

Dogs

Morris Animal Foundation Celebrates National Dog Day

The Foundation is celebrating National Dog Day this year by doubling your donation’s impact though August 31st.

Learn more about the match

Dogs

Walk 3K for the Dogs in Your Life

Join us on August 27, 2022, for our Virtual Walk to raise awareness of and funds for canine health research in celebration of National Dog Day!

Learn more about the walk

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 $149 million toward 2,945+ 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

$149+ Million Invested

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

2,945+
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.

Celebrate

Matching Gifts Now

Help dogs from puppyhood through their golden years by making a gift in celebration of our National Dog Day campaign, now through August 31.