Your Impact – Summer 2022

For more than 70 years, Morris Animal Foundation has been a global leader in funding studies to advance animal health. With the help of generous donors like you, we are improving the health and well-being of dogs, cats, horses and wildlife around the world.

Getting Personal – Genetic Studies & Feline Health

Personalized medicine – care tailored to individual needs of patients – is rapidly gaining traction in human health care and veterinarians are embracing the concept as well. The Foundation has several studies in progress that could help veterinarians customize treatment and optimize care for cats.

Golden Retriever Lifetime Study Celebrates 10 Years

It’s hard to believe, but the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study is about to turn 10 years old! Many of us can remember the Study’s early days of recruiting participants and working out the kinks and complexities of data and sample collection. The first nested study. The first cancer diagnosis. The first hero dog lost.

A Lifetime Dedicated to Improving the Lives of Animals

Finding the perfect organization to bring together your passions and philanthropy is the desire of most charitable donors. For Dr. Anita Migday, that means being a donor to Morris Animal Foundation and now, years after her first donation, serving as a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

2022 Equine Behavior Studies – What We Are Funding & Why

Learn about the current equine behavior studies the Foundation is funding, including educational tools, feeding strategies, human-horse interactions and more.

Saving Animals On the Brink of Extinction – Focus of New Collaboration

Revive & Restore, a nonprofit that promotes the use of biotechnology to solve pressing conservation problems, recently joined forces with Morris Animal Foundation to run the Wild Genomes grant funding program this year. The aim of Wild Genomes is to put the tools of genomics and bio-banking into the hands of conservationists and wildlife managers around the world.

Partner Spotlight: The Orvis Company – Orvis Partnership Approaches $2 Million in Donations

The Orvis company first joined forces with Morris Animal Foundation in 2009 to fight canine cancer. Since then, Orvis and its customers have donated nearly $2M to advance canine research to improve the lives of dogs everywhere.

Do You Know What Your Pet Is Getting Into?

COVID-19 dramatically increased the percentage of calls to the Pet Poison Helpline for things we might take for granted but spell trouble for our pets. Here’s what the Pet Poison Helpline reported as the top 10 pet poisons based on percent increase during the COVID-19 pandemic.