Dogs and Data – Taking the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study to the Next Level

Data Commons is an open data resource platform for animal and biomedical health researchers. Our philosophy is the more we can share, the more impactful ways our massive and comprehensive data and sample set will be analyzed.

Your Gifts in Action

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 worldwide.

A Passion for Pet Health – The Blue Buffalo Company

The Blue Buffalo Company is a Morris Animal Foundation VIP – Very Important Partner. The Blue Buffalo team recently shared with us a few insights about the company and why it is committed to fighting pet cancer.

Remembering & Honoring A Golden-Hearted Dog By Helping Others

It’s been said that within a dog owner’s lifetime, there will come one spectacular dog that will hold a special place in the heart and stand out from the rest. For Linda Nelson and her husband, John, this dog was a 6-year-old golden retriever named Big Guy.

Equine Metabolic Syndrome – Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals May Play a Role

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals are frequently in the news for the risk they pose to the health of humans and wildlife. As it turns out, our horses may also suffer ill effects and be at an even higher risk of developing a devastating health condition.

One Family's Journey with T-Zone Lymphoma

Kathy Carter had a bad feeling in June 2017 when her beloved golden retriever, Ladd, seemed off. “I couldn’t put my finger on it, but I knew something was wrong; Ladd just wasn’t right.” Over the years, Ladd had two brushes with cancer. This time, however, there wasn’t a new mass – just a growing sense of dread. 

Changing the Landscape of Feline Health

When Ann Hardy passed away in 2017 at the age of 87, Morris Animal Foundation lost one of its most passionate donors. Ann supported the Foundation for more than 20 years and, as a Lamplighter, made sure she left a legacy to continue to improve feline health by including the Foundation in her estate plans.