Animal Welfare News

Get the scoop on news pertaining to animal issues and welfare, including animal rescue, extinction and mistreatment. Features information about charity events, initiatives, products and services that benefit animals of all kinds.

Coffee Company Supporting Dog Rescues Throughout the U.S.

Coffee Company Supporting Dog Rescues Throughout the U.S.

Specialty Coffee Company, The Bully Bean Coffee, has announced that a portion of their proceeds will go to help rescue dogs as well as police dogs and military dogs after retirement. Many rescues are in great need of funds so when The Bully Bean learned how great the need was, they were quick to... - June 26, 2022 - The Bully Bean

The Whale Carbon Plus Project™ Ethical AI and Diverse Ocean Stakeholders Bring Whales to the Blue Carbon Market in an Unprecedented New Way

The Whale Carbon Plus Project™ Ethical AI and Diverse Ocean Stakeholders Bring Whales to the Blue Carbon Market in an Unprecedented New Way

The Whale Carbon Plus Project™: First-of-a-kind project across North America uniting governmental organizations, environmental organizations, and the private sector to develop an innovative carbon credit system centered around the protection of whales. Linking environment and finance, The Whale Carbon Plus Project™ aims to translate the value of whales into financial incentives for organizations to protect them as a way to reach their net-zero and environmental goals. - June 03, 2022 - Whale Seeker

The PAWS NY 2022 Annual Spring Benefit Raises $60,500 with Support from Community and Dedicated Volunteers

130 People Came Together at the Monarch Rooftop to Raise Funds and Awareness for People and Pets in Need. - May 26, 2022 - PAWS NY

Balto Token Launched with Plans to Change Crypto for Good

Balto Token Launched with Plans to Change Crypto for Good

Altcoin Balto Token brings charity to crypto with 2% donated to animal organizations. - May 22, 2022 - Balto Token

Southington, CT Junk Removal Company Saves Local Animals

Southington, CT Junk Removal Company Saves Local Animals

Junk Bear, a Southington-based junk removal company, has recently added "animal rescue" to its long list of credentials, rescuing kittens, a dog, and even raccoons over the past month. - May 19, 2022 - Junk Bear

Perpetual Equestrian LLC Acquires Intrepid International

Perpetual Equestrian LLC Acquires Intrepid International

Intrepid International is under new management. - May 18, 2022 - Perpetual Equestrian

Over 70 Brussels Griffons Look Woofing Awesome in NYC Kentucky Derby Spectacular

Over 70 Brussels Griffons Look Woofing Awesome in NYC Kentucky Derby Spectacular

The NYC Griffs, a Brussels Griffon dogs appreciation club, held the Kentucky Derby-themed event held on May 7th, 2022, to celebrate the visit and wedding of Texan Griffons and TikTok stars Twixie and Cowboy. Warning: Pictures of cute dogs a-plenty. Over 70 Brussels Griffon dogs in costumes were in... - May 18, 2022 - NYC Griffs

North American Pet Insurance Market More Than Doubles in Four Years

North American Pet Insurance Market More Than Doubles in Four Years

The North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA) announced that the pet insurance sector exceeded $2.83 B USD at year end 2021, and industry growth more than doubled over the past four years (2018 - 2021). NAPHIA’s 2022 State of the Industry Report shows a record $2.837 billion USD in total in-force premiums in 2021 (up over 30.5% from $2.175 billion USD in 2020) and over 4.41 million insured pets across North America (up 27.7% from over 3.45 million pets insured in 2020). - May 17, 2022 - NAPHIA - North American Pet Health Insurance Association

Would Your Pet Make It Home? Check. Update. Protect. National Pet ID Week Savings at DogTuff

Would Your Pet Make It Home? Check. Update. Protect. National Pet ID Week Savings at DogTuff

Leading Online Retailer, DogTuff, Shows Its Support for National Pet ID Week with Discounted Premium Pet IDs, so every pet can make it home. - April 20, 2022 - DogTuff

March 2022 - Coffee & Farming & Art & Space Travel

March 2022 - Coffee & Farming & Art & Space Travel

Free Fresh Gourmet Coffee - Rooster Farms is small permaculture farm & coffee roastery cross-pollinated with science and art. To celebrate a recent success resulting in the symbiosis of art and science, Rooster Farms is giving away free samples of their freshly roasted, small-batch coffee. - March 11, 2022 - Rooster Farms

Calling All Dog Lovers: The Success Corps Announces Its New Mission, How Looking Through the Eyes of a Canine Can Emotionally Bond Dog and Human for Life

Calling All Dog Lovers: The Success Corps Announces Its New Mission, How Looking Through the Eyes of a Canine Can Emotionally Bond Dog and Human for Life

The Success Corps is proud to announce, in collaboration with World Renowned Animal Behaviorist, David Kurlander, the release of his highly anticipated book, "Through The Eyes Of A Canine." - March 09, 2022 - The Success Corps

Proceeds from New Pint Bottles to Benefit Shark Research

50 cents from each bottle sold will go to The Atlantic Shark Institute. - March 07, 2022 - Daytoon, Inc.

Once Homeless Dogs, Now Service Dogs

Once Homeless Dogs, Now Service Dogs

Rescued dogs get a second chance as service dogs for people experiencing disabilities. Once surrendered, after months of training, 6 dogs graduate as service dogs. They are ready for their new life, helping a person with a disability gain independence, security, and confidence. Medical Mutts Service Dogs is celebrating their new teams in their upcoming graduation ceremony. - February 19, 2022 - Medical Mutts Service Dogs Inc

Attend a Free Love and Healing with the Beluga Whales Meditation Feb. 11 in Honor of Valentine's Day

Attend a Free Love and Healing with the Beluga Whales Meditation Feb. 11 in Honor of Valentine's Day

World renowned spiritual teacher and healer of 49 years, Laurie Grant, also known as Maa Uri, is joining with Suzanne Steinert, Founder of the Beluga Whale Alliance to facilitate a Love and Heal the Belugas meditation and virtual event on Fri., Feb. 11 at 10:00 am Pacific time, in honor of upcoming Valentines day. - February 08, 2022 - SaveAnimalsFund.com

14 Year Old Volunteer of the Micah 6:8 Initiative Challenges Vets and Kennels to Take in Homeless Pets

While people have emergency shelters they can retreat to, most shelters don't have pet accommodations, which could be life-threatening if they can’t find shelter. Fourteen-year-old Chaise Schillinger of Rogers has reached out to more than 20 Benton County veterinary clinics and kennels, asking to use their open kennel space for the homeless pets as needed. - January 15, 2022 - Micah 6:8 Initiative

Healthy Paws Herbal Labs is Making a $5K Donation for the Betty White Challenge

Healthy Paws Herbal Labs is Making a $5K Donation for the Betty White Challenge

Healthy Paws Herbal Labs is donating $5,000 worth of product for new adoptions struggling with anxiety, fungal infections, allergies, or pain. Plus $5 for every product sold now through January 17 (Betty White’s 100th Birthday) to Wagmor Pet Rescue. Customers receive 50% off the CBD line with the code: Betty. - January 14, 2022 - Healthy Paws Herbal Labs

PAWS NY Joins the 2022 United Airlines NYC Half as a Charity Partner

The organization has participated as a Charity Partner for the United Airlines NYC Half each year since 2016. - December 12, 2021 - PAWS NY

Canine Center Announces 2022 Fulfilled Life Drive

Canine Center Announces 2022 Fulfilled Life Drive

The 2022 Fulfilled Life Drive aims to provide additional Canine Centers that are needed in more communities around the country in order to serve the sheer volume of at-risk dogs that can desperately benefit from our programming. - December 11, 2021 - Canine Center

Archimedes' Printing Shoppe's New Books Just in Time for the Holidays

Archimedes' Printing Shoppe's New Books Just in Time for the Holidays

Two books. Two true stories. Two very different audiences. Melt into the pages of the gorgeously illustrated children's book, "A Wabi-Sabi World," where perfection is joyously found in imperfection, then tuck in the kiddos and dive into the adult parody, "For the Love of A**holes," a can't-we-all-just-get-along ode to the jerks in your life. - November 19, 2021 - Archimedes' Printing Shoppe & Sundry Goodes

Save Animals Fund Launches - Fundraising for Animals Made Easy with New Campaign Site

Save Animals Fund, an online fundraising platform to raise money for animals, launches specifically for animal campaigns, from medical treatment to habitat preservation. - November 13, 2021 - TheVirtualLemonadeStand.com

Dog Chits Pet Products Company Expands Line of Natural Treats & Relaunches E-Commerce Site

Dog Chits Pet Products Company Expands Line of Natural Treats & Relaunches E-Commerce Site

New all-natural treats made from free-range livestock and farm-raised animals released. - November 01, 2021 - Willard Powell

Cavallo Horse & Rider Benefits Horses Displaced During Northwest Forest Fires

This fall's forest fires affected families, property and livestock. Cavallo Horse & Rider donated hoof boots to help affected horses. - October 30, 2021 - Cavallo Horse and Rider

Wellsboro, Pennsylvania Named a Bird Town by The National Audubon Society

Wellsboro, Pennsylvania Named a Bird Town by The National Audubon Society

Wildlife enthusiasts invited to observe bald eagles, hawks, herons, yellow warblers and more. - October 18, 2021 - Visit Potter-Tioga

PAWS NY Resumes Housecall Program to Help Clients and Pets in Need

PAWS NY Resumes Housecall Program to Help Clients and Pets in Need

The organization also launches “No PAW Left Behind,” a campaign to fulfill all current client needs. - October 14, 2021 - PAWS NY

Medical Mutts Service Dogs Holds Open House with Demonstrations, Live Music, and Dog Costume Contest

Medical Mutts Service Dogs Holds Open House with Demonstrations, Live Music, and Dog Costume Contest

On October 16th, 3-7:00pm, Medical Mutts Service Dogs, invites the local community to meet their staff and service dogs in training. Medical Mutts is a service dog organization specialized in training rescue dogs as service dogs for people who suffer from conditions such as diabetes, seizures or... - October 02, 2021 - Medical Mutts Service Dogs Inc

A Runt-of-the-Litter Pup Becomes a Tae Kwon Do Master, Helping Other Down-and-Out Dogs Find Their Power Within in This Inspiring Debut Middle-Grade Series Title

A Runt-of-the-Litter Pup Becomes a Tae Kwon Do Master, Helping Other Down-and-Out Dogs Find Their Power Within in This Inspiring Debut Middle-Grade Series Title

"Tae Kwon Dog - The Power Within"; A wonderful story of perseverance and determination is the backdrop to this new series spotlighting the peaceful yet powerful Korean martial art. - September 28, 2021 - Tae Kwon Dog Books

PAWS NY, Animal Haven and Search and Care Receive Three-Year $400,000 Grant from PetSmart Charities® to Help Keep Pets and People Together

PAWS NY, Animal Haven and Search and Care Receive Three-Year $400,000 Grant from PetSmart Charities® to Help Keep Pets and People Together

PetSmart Charities has awarded a three-year, $400,000 grant to three New York City-based organizations as part of their Preserving Families Initiative. The grant will support a new partnership between Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) NY, Animal Haven and Search and Care. The funding promises to... - September 28, 2021 - PAWS NY

16th Annual Wag-O-Ween Expands to the Starland District

This year’s Halloween-themed fundraiser to feature two new kick-off events. - September 23, 2021 - Wag-O-Ween Savannah

A “Very Special Cat” Loses an Eye and Wins Hearts in a Picture Book Launching on National Cat Day

A “Very Special Cat” Loses an Eye and Wins Hearts in a Picture Book Launching on National Cat Day

"Frazier: The Very Special Cat," authored by Faye Rapoport DesPres and illustrated by Laurel McKinstry Petersen (Writer's Coffee Bar Press, 2021 - Book 3 in the Stray Cat Stories Series), is a heartwarming children's book based on a true story. A big orange tom cat who was visiting an outdoor feeding station ended up finding a happy home despite having just one eye (after all, what matters is having a great big heart). The book will be released on October 29, 2021 - National Cat Day. - September 13, 2021 - Faye Rapoport DesPres

StreamHorseTV Opens Exclusive Investment Window

StreamHorseTV is excited to announce that it has opened an exclusive one-time investment window to accelerate its plans to become a household equine media brand name. StreamHorseTV is the premier international digital community where horse enthusiasts join to expand their horizons in equine sports... - August 13, 2021 - StreamHorseTV

Blue Shark Vodka and Atlantic Shark Institute Find Vulnerabilities in Shark Populations

Throughout June and July Blue Shark Vodka’s shark research mission with The Atlantic Shark Institute was unable to locate any female blue sharks, pointing to extreme vulnerabilities in the species’ population. Blue Shark Vodka’s intention was, in addition to funding needed... - August 05, 2021 - Daytoon, Inc.

Shire Productions' British Actress Narrates Dogsledding Documentary "Heartprints in the Snow"

Shire Productions' British Actress Narrates Dogsledding Documentary "Heartprints in the Snow"

Janine Gateland gives an exceptional performance narrating the dogsledding documentary "Heartprints in the Snow." She said, "It's a very moving documentary that shows you so much about the sport that I never personally knew. I had so much fun working on the project and being a part... - July 20, 2021 - Janine Gateland

Even Keel Tattoo Parlor Partners with Non-Profit, Shark Allies, for 5th Annual Shark Weekend Fundraiser

Even Keel Tattoo Parlor Partners with Non-Profit, Shark Allies, for 5th Annual Shark Weekend Fundraiser

Shark Allies and Even Keel Tattoo partner for the 5th Annual Shark Weekend event to raise funds for 501c3 non-profit, to help protect sharks. - July 14, 2021 - Shark Allies

URICIDE® Solves Pet Odor Problems with Amazing New Technology

URICIDE® Solves Pet Odor Problems with Amazing New Technology

Remarkable New Technology Completely Eliminates Pet Odors - July 07, 2021 - URICIDE

OC Wellness Solutions Releases 4th of July "Happy Pet" CBD Bundle

OC Wellness Solutions Releases 4th of July "Happy Pet" CBD Bundle

OC Wellness Solutions releases a 4th of July calming CBD Pet Bundle to help pets deal with the stress of fireworks over the upcoming weeks. - June 25, 2021 - OC Wellness Solutions

One Week Left to Nominate a Therapeutic Riding Center to Receive a Barn-Boosting Prize Package — Deadline June 30, 2021

Therapeutic riding centers make an incredible difference in the lives of so many. Hope in the Saddle, along with prize partners Nutrena®, a division of Cargill, Inc., and Tractor Supply Company, are helping recognize their amazing work through the second-annual Tack Room Makeover contest. Show... - June 25, 2021 - Equine Network, LLC

PharmAbbie, Inc. Announces the Launch of a Reg D-506(c) Common Stock Offering

PharmAbbie, Inc. Announces the Launch of a Reg D-506(c) Common Stock Offering

PharmAbbie, Inc. is pleased to announce today that it will offer up to 3,191,489 shares of its Class D Common Stock at an offering price of $4.70 per share for an aggregate offering amount of $15,000,000. The shares will be offered to accredited investors only pursuant to Regulation D, Rule 506(c)... - June 09, 2021 - PharmAbbie, Inc.

World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation Announces Collaboration with Animal Hero Kids Foundation Prior to the Release of the New Australian Film, Emu Runner

World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation (WWMPC) (formerly OTCBB: WWMO) is proud to announce a collaboration with Animal Hero Kids, a kindness education youth empowerment charity (AHK) prior to the theatrical release of the award-winning Feature Film Emu Runner (emurunner.com), with the support of... - June 03, 2021 - World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation

Nonprofit Releases 2020 Dog Bite Fatality Statistics - Attacks by Bull Breeds Increase and Trends from the 16 Year Data Set

Nonprofit Releases 2020 Dog Bite Fatality Statistics - Attacks by Bull Breeds Increase and Trends from the 16 Year Data Set

In 2020, canines inflicted at least 46 deadly human attacks. Pit bulls contributed to 72% (33) of these deaths. Overall, fatal dog mauling statistics in 2020 were dominated by bull breeds and mastiff-type dogs. When breed was known, only 3 fatal dog attacks did not involve these breeds. - June 01, 2021 - DogsBite.org Incorporated

VA Dog Sitting Company Tells Why Your Dog is Suddenly Marking in the House

Paw Pals, a Northern Virginia dog walking company, released a blog discussing why dogs begin marking in the house suddenly. The new blog focuses on explaining why dogs mark their territory and what could cause this sudden change. - April 14, 2021 - Paw Pals Pet Sitting, LLC

Dog Calendar Contest to Benefit Douglas County Canine Resuce

Dog Calendar Contest to Benefit Douglas County Canine Resuce

Bina Photography is working on the second annual “Rescued and Amazing 2022” calendar contest to benefit the Douglas County Canine Rescue. - April 12, 2021 - Bina Photography, Inc

Lambert Vet Supply Donates Microchips to Weather Affected Sea Turtle Rehabilitation

Lambert Vet Supply Donates Microchips to Weather Affected Sea Turtle Rehabilitation

Severe weather in February in New England, following in Texas, affected thousands of endangered sea turtles. The influx of cold-stunned sea turtles to rehabilitation centers, including Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, FL resulted in a taxing time on organization supply inventory, including microchips for tracking rehabilitated sea turtles after release. Lambert Vet Supply is excited to assist in the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation mission through their donation of 2,000 ADEQID mini microchips. - April 10, 2021 - Lambert Vet Supply

PAWS NY Hosts Virtual Benefit: Spring Forward with Hope

PAWS NY Hosts Virtual Benefit: Spring Forward with Hope

The online fundraiser event will take place on Tuesday, May 11, from 6:30-7:15pm, and registration is now open to all attendees. - March 29, 2021 - PAWS NY

The Red Dog Dash - The Little Red Dog, Inc. Rescue Aims to Help All Pet Parents Tackle Training Issues and Ensure All Dogs Are Walked Twice a Day

The Red Dog Dash - The Little Red Dog, Inc. Rescue Aims to Help All Pet Parents Tackle Training Issues and Ensure All Dogs Are Walked Twice a Day

Not-to-be-Missed Educational Event will Benefit Dog owners everywhere and support the Lifesaving Work of Local Orange County-Based The Little Red Dog, Inc. - March 16, 2021 - The Little Red Dog, Inc.

Use Your WingPet to Get Dates Online: FetchaDate - Where Pet Lovers Meet

Use Your WingPet to Get Dates Online: FetchaDate - Where Pet Lovers Meet

Thirty-Nine percent of people admit to swiping right on dating profiles with someone’s dog. Why? They want to meet the dog more than they want to meet the person. But on a pet-dating app like FetchaDate: where pet lovers meet, users just get it. They’re dog lovers already. And downloading this app means singles see the pet first and then choose whether they want to see the human behind the animal. It's where you can Fetch - Match - Date pet lovers. - February 16, 2021 - FetchaDate

President Biden: Will You Save America’s Heritage Wild Horses?

President Biden: Will You Save America’s Heritage Wild Horses?

An open letter to the President of the United States of America - Joseph R. Biden Jr. about the Bureau of Land Management's mismanagement of native-species American wild horses. - February 10, 2021 - Wildhorse Ranch Productions

World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation Announces Collaboration with the American Emu Association Prior to the Release of the New Australian Film, Emu Runner

World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation (WWMPC) (formerly OTCBB: WWMO) is proud to announce a collaboration with the American Emu Association (AEA) in anticipation of the theatrical release of the award-winning feature film Emu Runner (emurunner.com). With the support of the AEA, WWMPC hopes to... - January 27, 2021 - World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation

Medical Mutts Service Dogs Inc. Moves Operations to a New and Larger Location to Support Rapid Growth

Medical Mutts Service Dogs Inc. Moves Operations to a New and Larger Location to Support Rapid Growth

Medical Mutts Service Dogs Inc, a leader in service dog training, has relocated to a new home on the North East side of Indianapolis, IN. The new location provides 2400 square feet of shared office space, conference room and intake area as well as 3000 square foot kennels for expanded training,... - January 16, 2021 - Medical Mutts Service Dogs Inc

Elephant Cooperation Launches Elephants to the Rescue

Sonance founder appeals for help to feed African families impacted by COVID-19 disruptions. - December 24, 2020 - Elephant Cooperation

From Tradition to "Camel Economics" Saudi Arabia is a Global Hotspot for Modern Camel Industry

From Tradition to "Camel Economics" Saudi Arabia is a Global Hotspot for Modern Camel Industry

Saudi Arabia leads global effort to organize the camel industry. - December 23, 2020 - Camel Club

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