X Teams With Morris Animal Foundation to Cure Canine Cancer, While Helping Dogs Suffering From Cancer Today - Makes $2 Donation for Each Subscription

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 General News J E 4
DENVER, Aug. 11, the world's most popular andcomprehensive Web site devoted to the health and happiness of dogs has joinedMorris Animal Foundation (MAF) in itsglobal effort to find a cure for canine cancer. Dogster will donate $2 forevery new subscription or subscription extension, through September 30. Tosubscribe go to, scroll down on the home page to "siteupdates" and the help cure canine cancer link. By subscribing, dog lovers willget access to tons of insightful and inspiring dog-centric content anddirectly help save their dogs' life.


"Canine cancer is an issue our members feel really passionate about. MAFis doing great work and we are really happy to help their cause," said StevenReading co-founder of

MAF is undertaking an unprecedented campaign to fund research to curecanine cancer, in the lifetime of a dog -- the next 10 to 20 years. MAF-fundedresearch will also help develop treatments to aid dogs suffering today. Alldogs face a grave threat from cancer. One in four dogs die of cancer -- evenhigher for golden retrievers where 60 percent will die of cancer. It is thenumber-one cause of death in dogs over the age of two. Many more dogs sufferthe devastating effects of the disease. Visit MAF's dedicated canine cancerWeb site at and watch the canine cancer Webexclusive that includes information from some of the world's top canineoncologists.

About Morris Animal Foundation:

Morris Animal Foundation, established in 1948, is dedicated to fundinganimal health research that protects, treats and cures companion animals andwildlife. MAF has been at the forefront of funding breakthrough researchstudies benefiting animals in some 100 countries, spanning all sevencontinents. MAF has its headquarters in Denver. The Foundation has funded morethan 1,500 humane animal health studies. Charity Navigator ranks MAF as afour-star charity, the highest rating. For more information, call800.243.2345, or visit

SOURCE Morris Animal Foundation


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