Animal Welfare The latest news regarding all aspects of animal welfare, protection, rescue, and preservation. Includes statistics, research, and proposed law changes in agriculture and animal husbandry. This category contains releases from animal welfare societies, animal right activist groups, and companies involved in the areas of animal health, safety, and breeding. Get updates on the status of threatened, endangered, and protected species, as well as announcements of educational campaigns and fundraising events.

Latest Animal Welfare

16:09 BST National Insect Week 2018 Was Launched at RHS Garden Wisley on Monday

Around 80% of all species on Earth are insects so they really are "the little things that run the world". The Royal Entomological Society's...


12:00 BST Pet Ear Care Center at Cupertino Animal Hospital in Silicon Valley Now Offers On-Site CT Scanning With Xoran's Portable VetCAT

Pet Ear Care Center at Cupertino Animal Hospital in Northern California is now offering on-site CT scans for pets with VetCAT, a small portable CT...


13 Jun, 2018, 20:00 BST African Parks: DRC's Garamba National Park Hails Hopeful Turning Point at 80th Year Anniversary Commemoration

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) and African Parks commemorated the 80th year...


12 Jun, 2018, 10:00 BST Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier Named Winner of World's Leading Animal Conservation Award

Hero for primates and champion of biodiversity receives $250,000 Indianapolis Prize Today, officials of the Indianapolis Prize — the world's...


08 Jun, 2018, 20:58 BST Mohair South Africa Issues Final Statement Regarding Claims of Animal Abuse

The following is a statement from Deon Saayman, Managing Director, Mohair South Africa. Mohair South Africa condemns any acts of cruelty against...


08 Jun, 2018, 10:36 BST The OOPOEH Foundation Wins the First Ever Purina BetterwithPets Prize in Europe

- The winner has been awarded CHF 40,000 and the rest of the finalists -Canine Hope (UK), Dutch Cell Dogs (Netherlands), Medical...


30 May, 2018, 07:00 BST For the Year of Zayed the Higher Organising Committee of ADIHEX 2018 Promises the Public: The 16th Edition Will Be Unique

Held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative of Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Falconers...


14 May, 2018, 08:00 BST Kemin Nutrisurance Launches PRALISUR™, a Natural Pet Health Product, in Europe

Kemin Nutrisurance, the pet food and rendering technologies division of Kemin Industries, recently launched PRALISUR™, a natural product containing...


05 May, 2018, 08:00 BST South African Mohair Industry's Response to Claims of Animal Abuse

The South African Mohair Industry is shocked by reports about animals being mistreated that came to light on Wednesday, 2 May 2018. We view these...


30 Apr, 2018, 15:17 BST Conservation International Releases Virtual Reality Project "My Africa" Worldwide

Academy Award Winner Lupita Nyong'o Narrates Stunning Portrait of East Africa Experience available on mobile and major VR platforms via the WITHIN...


23 Apr, 2018, 11:00 BST Wild Giraffe Semen Collected For The First Time Brings Hope To Conservationists

New documentary highlights this incredible South African scientific expedition. Giraffe populations across Africa have declined 40 percent since...


13 Apr, 2018, 14:02 BST ELPOZO Alimentación Rolls out the Most Ambitious Animal Welfare Protocol in Spain

ELPOZO ALIMENTACIÓN has launched the most ambitious 'Animal Welfare and Biosafety' protocol in Spain, a project which is in its implementation...


10 Apr, 2018, 16:09 BST Mars Petcare Acquisition of OptiGen, LLC Will Enable Discovery of New Genetic Health Markers for Dogs

Move will provide greater access to key genetic findings for canine eye diseases Mars Petcare acquired OptiGen, LLC, a DNA diagnostics company...


08 Apr, 2018, 15:00 BST MuLondon Adopts the Vegetarian Society Approved Vegan Trademark

Award-Winning Skin Care Company MuLondon Is Now Licensed To Carry The Vegetarian Society Approved Vegan Trademark On Its Products MuLondon is...


05 Apr, 2018, 16:00 BST Mars Petcare Launches One of the Largest Tech-Enabled Pet Health Studies Seeking to Uncover Early Signs of Illness

Wearable pet tech and electronic vet records aim to connect behavior to pet health Today at the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC)...


22 Mar, 2018, 00:01 GMT PFMA Releases its Top Ten Pets Chart and New Pet Population Data

Dogs unleashed and cats miaow-ving up the charts Today, the Pet Food Manufacturers' Association (PFMA) releases its 2018 pet population data,...


13 Mar, 2018, 10:03 GMT New SubSTAR Solutions for Salmon Oil Protection in Pet Foods

Pet Foods Need Protection, Too! Frutarom Food Protection Division launches SubSTAR™, a line of customized formulations for salmon oil...


09 Mar, 2018, 14:00 GMT Mars Petcare Ushers in Future of Pet Care Industry with New Accelerator and $100 Million Venture Fund

World's Largest Pet Care Company Will Cultivate Startups, Fast-Tracking Innovation to Improve Lives of Pets, Pet Owners, and Vets Mars...


09 Mar, 2018, 09:51 GMT Sustainable Eel Group (SEG): Criminals Trafficked 110 Million Eels to Asia so far this Season

The Sustainable Eel Group (SEG) calls for EU-action to prevent illegal fishing and trafficking of European eel before it is too late. The European...


07 Mar, 2018, 07:00 GMT Ricky Gervais Joins Cruelty Free International and a Hundred Decision-makers, Influencers, Scientists and Businesses in Call for International End to Animal Cosmetics Testing

A host of celebrities including Ricky Gervais and Pixie Geldof have joined with Cruelty Free International alongside over 100 policymakers,...


05 Mar, 2018, 07:00 GMT Velvet Energy UK Limited Voices Support for Yuhan’s Deer Velvet Product Investment

New Zealand deer velvet supplier Velvet Energy UK has given its support to a multi-million dollar investment made by one of South Korea's largest...


02 Mar, 2018, 16:38 GMT Velvet Energy UK Voices Support for Yuhan's Deer Velvet Product Investment

New Zealand deer velvet supplier Velvet Energy UK has given its support to a multi-million dollar investment made by one of South Korea's largest...


25 Jan, 2018, 18:12 GMT Dogs Take to the Streets in the World's First UN Animal Protest

- Protesting animals unite in support of The Body Shop and Cruelty Free International's campaign to ban animal testing in cosmetics...