Your Impact – Winter 2022

For almost 75 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.

Does exposure to certain chemicals increase the likelihood of lymphoma? Dr. Lauren Trepanier, a Foundation-funded cancer researcher and Assistant Dean for Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, thinks the answer might be yes.

75 Years of Helping Animals

As Morris Animal Foundation celebrates its 75th anniversary – its diamond jubilee – few would imagine this global animal health powerhouse started as a fledgling idea, inspired by a visionary veterinarian. 

Mules & Donkeys Get Their Due

Morris Animal Foundation has been supporting equid health studies for more than 60 years, and we’ve recently added studies that directly benefit mule and donkey health to our portfolio.

Donor Invests in Science for a Healthier Future

Ed Manganel is simply not willing to accept things as they are. When his beloved dog Jack was diagnosed with lymphoma, Ed was surprised to learn that Jack had few treatment options.

2023 Funded Cat & Dog Studies

Learn about the cat and dog studies we are funding in 2023, including aging, cancer, behavior and more.

New Research Initiative to Address Leading Cause of Canine Cancer Deaths

At the Veterinary Cancer Society conference in October, Morris Animal Foundation announced a new multiyear, multimillion-dollar research initiative focused on hemangiosarcoma, the leading cause of cancer deaths in the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study.

Partner Spotlight: The Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America

Since 2007, the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America (BMDCA) has donated to Morris Animal Foundation in support of research projects focused on health issues affecting the breed, such as cancer and orthopedic disease.