Mile High Magazine 11/07/2021 Morris Animal Foundation

Guest: Kelly Diehl Senior Director of Science and Communications   Morris Animal Foundation has been around since 1948 and they have always been based in Denver.  They are a group that funds research that benefit animals through grants.  They have funded over $146 million and 300 studies.  Some of the studies they have funded are the parvovirus, and feline leukemia virus vaccine.  They have also been doing a study on golden retrievers and cancer; studies have shown that 60% will die of cancer which is more than any other bread.  They are have study going on with a lot of animals and the effects of noise in their environment.  About 83% of the United States has traffic noise.  The board of trustee is going to match up to $200,000 in donations though the end of the year.  The Morris Animal Foundations also has cards you can purchase and those are part of that match as well.                 https://www.morrisanimalfoundation.org/

Published: Wednesday, November 10, 2021   |   Runtime: 14:37