Morris Animal Foundation -

Morris Animal Foundation helps animals enjoy longer, healthier lives. We advance health and welfare research that protects, treats and cures companion animals, horses and wildlife worldwide. Founded by a visionary veterinarian in 1948, Morris Animal Foundation today is a world leader in advancing veterinary research that protects, treats and cures animals on every continent. The Foundation has funded more than 1,600 studies, many of which have led to animal health breakthroughs in diagnostics, treatments, prevention and cures.


IDEXX is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance the ability of veterinarians to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency and to build more economically successful practices. IDEXX invented a new test detect the biomarker SDMA which indicates the presence of kidney disease long before creatinine, the previous gold standard, which means extended lifespan for your pets if treated earlier in life. We encourage everyone to ask your Vet to test your pet using IDEXX's chemistry panel which includes the SDMA test for free.


IRIS is the International Renal Interest Society. IRIS was created to advance the scientific understanding of kidney disease in small animals. One of the organization's primary objectives is to establish an internationally recognized set of guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of renal disease in small animals.

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) -

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 80,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. Structured to work for its members, the AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.