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.

American German Shepherd Dog Charitable Foundation – Partners in Research and Education

In 2007, the American German Shepherd Dog Charitable Foundation Inc. (AGSDCF) made its first gift to support canine health studies at Morris Animal Foundation. Since then, the organization has continued its investment in research, particularly in health concerns for the German shepherd.

It's More Fun with Goldens

For Julie Cuenod and her husband, Marc, summer road trips to Colorado Springs, Colorado, are always a doggone adventure. It’s become an annual tradition that began almost 10 years ago with Teddie, their first golden retriever. Teddie joined the trek every year up until she passed away at 12 years old from hemangiosarcoma, one of the most common types of cancer in golden retrievers.

Guafo Island’s Fur Seals Help Researchers Understand Ocean Life

Though they live on a small isle off the coast of Chile, the South American fur seals of Guafo Island are proving to be immensely informative. The island is home to the Pacific Ocean’s largest fur seal rookery, which for more than a decade has been studied by scientists to learn more about ocean life.

2019 Cat & Dog Health Studies

New funded studies this year will help veterinary scientists improve the health and quality of life of cats and dogs suffering from deadly and debilitating diseases including cancer, chronic upper respiratory disease and osteoarthritis.

Cancer Research – Looking Back, Moving Forward

Cancer is a disease that impacts animals everywhere. Over the last 60 years, Morris Animal Foundation has invested over $40 million in more than 300 animal cancer studies.

Foundation Rounds Out Leadership Team with New CSO and CDO

Morris Animal Foundation is excited to welcome Dr. Janet Patterson-Kane and Ryan Welch as our new Chief Scientific Officer and Chief Development Officer. Both joined the Foundation in February, and fill roles critical to the Foundation’s continuing growth and success.

Feline Panleukopenia – A Deadly Virus Makes a Comeback

 A kitten just brought home from the shelter won’t eat her breakfast. A few hours later, vomiting and diarrhea begin. She’s rushed to an emergency veterinary clinic and diagnosed with feline panleukopenia (FPV). With support care, the kitten survives, but her owners are left wondering about this illness that seemed to come out of nowhere and threaten their kitten’s life.


Let's Stop Cancer from Stealing the Ones We Love

Now through June 30 your gift to our Stop Cancer Furever campaign will be doubled, up to $200,000, thanks to our generous friends at the Blue Buffalo Company and the Petco Foundation.

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