Animal Welfare The very latest news regarding all aspects of animal welfare, protection, rescue, and preservation including 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

Jul 02, 2020, 09:58 ET Mondou launches the 3rd edition of its Mondou Mondon campaign for shelters

The public is invited to give generously in the context of COVID-19 and during moving season when many animals are abandoned MONTREAL, July 2, 2020...


Jun 26, 2020, 06:00 ET New footage from World Animal Protection shows cruel elephant training for tourist entertainment

TORONTO, June 26, 2020 /CNW/ - As the economy starts to reopen and we approach our "new normal", some may already be thinking about their next travel ...


Jun 24, 2020, 10:00 ET Dr. Tim Fakler Joins EW Nutrition USA as Technical Manager, Swine

EW Nutrition, a global company active in the field of animal nutrition, has announced an eminent addition to its regional management team. Dr. Tim...


Jun 15, 2020, 16:50 ET Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia to fund projects that promote wild salmon and sustainable fishing practices across British Columbia

VANCOUVER, BC, June 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Protecting and restoring our wild fish habitat and stocks is a priority for both the Government of Canada and...


May 12, 2020, 06:00 ET World Animal Protection Calls on G20 Leaders to Help Prevent Another Pandemic

TORONTO, May 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Economies shutting down, healthcare services in dire straits and physical distancing became our new reality with...


May 12, 2020, 00:03 ET Canadian Seahorse Expert Earns World's Leading Award for Animal Conservation

Today officials from the Indianapolis Prize announced Amanda Vincent, Ph.D., as the 2020 Winner of the world's leading award for animal conservation. ...


May 05, 2020, 11:20 ET Brandon Cox New Top Hire for EW Nutrition USA

EW Nutrition is continuing to expand its US base with a recent top hire. Brandon Cox, an experienced account management professional with a strong...


Apr 23, 2020, 16:33 ET Vote for Humane Kind - Supporting Pet Shelters In Need

Canadian pet nutrition company donating $50,000 to relieve local pet shelters during the pandemic crisis. ELMIRA, ON, April 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Nutram...


Apr 21, 2020, 06:00 ET World Animal Protection Says COVID-19 Shines Light on a Broken Food System and Animal Welfare

TORONTO, April 21, 2020 /CNW/ - COVID-19 has affected the economy on many levels, including the agricultural sector. Several meat processing plants...


Apr 17, 2020, 06:00 ET World Animal Protection Launches Emergency Appeal for Elephants in Thailand Facing Starvation Due to COVID-19

TORONTO, April 17, 2020 /CNW/ - With most of the world in lockdown, the tourism industry has been hit hard by COVID-19. Not only is this challenging...


Apr 16, 2020, 10:01 ET Petplan Launches North American Effort To Ensure Pet Parents Have A "Pet Plan" During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Given recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Petplan, the pet insurance provider with the most comprehensive...


Apr 14, 2020, 09:00 ET Persistence Capital Partners Announces Investment in Summit Veterinary Pharmacy

During this difficult time, PCP continues to actively support the Canadian healthcare market TORONTO, April 14, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Persistence...


Apr 08, 2020, 09:30 ET Zoetis Acquires Performance Livestock Analytics to Expand Its Digital and Data Analytics Offering to Livestock Producers

Addition of innovative digital solutions and data analytics expertise help accelerate progress in precision livestock farming PARSIPPANY, NJ and...


Apr 07, 2020, 06:00 ET World Animal Protection Calls on WHO to Ban Wildlife Markets to Save Human Lives

TORONTO, April 7, 2020 /CNW/ - As the world continues to fight COVID-19, over 200 organizations, including World Animal Protection, Humane Society...


Apr 02, 2020, 06:00 ET Cruel Bear Bile Industry Thrives Despite Pandemic Risks Says World Animal Protection

TORONTO, April 2, 2020 /CNW/ - World Animal Protection is raising concerns over the recent news that the Chinese government is recommending the use...


Apr 01, 2020, 03:23 ET EW Nutrition Launches Industry-leading Webinar Series With Topical Antimicrobial Resistance Twin Sessions

Yesterday, German-based company EW Nutrition took a first step toward serving the animal production industry in these challenging times. The in-feed...


Mar 23, 2020, 12:04 ET World Animal Protection Calls for International Ban on Wildlife Trade Due to COVID-19

TORONTO, March 23, 2020 /CNW/ - They are one of the most misunderstood creatures on the planet and considered Africa's most legally traded live...


Mar 19, 2020, 10:04 ET PetSmart Charities® commits up to $1 million in support of animal welfare across North America amid coronavirus pandemic

Funds will assist animal welfare organizations and pet parents in areas highly affected by COVID-19 BURLINGTON, ON, March 19, 2020 /CNW/ -...


Mar 11, 2020, 18:37 ET Romania Animal Rescue's New Video Finds That 2.5 Million Dogs And Countless Cats Are At Risk Of Starvation

Traveling across Eastern Europe, stray dogs are a common sight in many towns and cities. None more so than Romania, where they are somewhat of an...


Mar 03, 2020, 01:00 ET World Sensation: The Spix's Macaw Is Back

Just in time for this year's World Wildlife Day, today, 52 Spix's Macaw parrots, 49 from the ACTP headquarters in Berlin, 3 from Pairi Daiza in...


Feb 27, 2020, 11:49 ET Government of Canada unveils 2020 North Atlantic right whale protection measures

OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - The endangered North Atlantic right whale is an iconic marine mammal, but with roughly 400 left in the world, the...


Feb 27, 2020, 10:00 ET Canada Goose Launches Polar Bears International [email protected] in Honour of International Polar Bear Day

A portion of proceeds from each collectible benefit the conservation of wild polar bears and their habitat TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada...


Feb 26, 2020, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Jordan and Minister Garneau to announce measures for North Atlantic right whale protection

OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and the Honourable Marc...


Feb 21, 2020, 15:36 ET Find A Furry Companion During PetSmart Charities® of Canada's National Adoption Weekend

First of Four 2020 Adoption Events Kicks off Feb. 28 – Mar. 1 in PetSmart® Stores Across Canada BURLINGTON, ON, Feb. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - With warmer...


Feb 21, 2020, 14:27 ET New conservation agreements signed to protect Southern Mountain Caribou in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, Feb. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and conserving nature and wildlife. They are an important legacy ...