Animals & Pets Up-to-the-minute news on products, services, contests, and special events for animals, including wildlife, pets and the people who love them. This category also contains announcements of animal welfare benefits and initiatives, along with information on new studies regarding companion animals. Learn about the newest updates from pet retailers, rescue organizations, and veterinary service providers.

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24 May, 2017, 17:00 ET SenesTech to Participate in the 14th Annual Craig-Hallum Institutional Investor Conference in Minneapolis

SenesTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNES), a leader in technology for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, announced today...


24 May, 2017, 16:03 ET Los Angeles Dodgers Visit Gentle Barn

The Gentle Barn Foundation is excited to announce the addition of athletes and celebrities in support of The Gentle Barn opening its third location...


24 May, 2017, 15:35 ET Blue Jay Announces the Addition of Purrcilla Meow Kitty as Chief Kitty Officer

Blue Jay is pleased to announce the addition of Purrcilla Meow Kitty as the new Chief Kitty Officer. She joins Weasel Fly Dog as pet ambassadors...


24 May, 2017, 12:32 ET Local Dog Park, Pet Shelters and Social Service Agencies Benefit from Purina's Annual Employee Volunteer Day

Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to enriching the lives of pets and people, 1,400 Purina employees blanketed the greater St. Louis area on...


24 May, 2017, 10:03 ET Cathy Kangas & PRAI Beauty Launch National "Free The Shelters" Campaign

Today, Cathy Kangas, Founder and CEO of PRAI Beauty, changes the world for shelter animals with the announcement of a national "Free the...


24 May, 2017, 10:00 ET o9 Transforms Ainsworth Pet Nutrition's Supply Chain Planning Capabilities with Rapid Deployment of o9's Augmented Intelligence Planning Platform

o9 announced the successful implementation of o9 Solutions' Augmented Intelligence Platform at Ainsworth Pet Nutrition® (APN), transforming the...


24 May, 2017, 09:02 ET 4 Trends Driving Pet Population and Pet Ownership Growth

Between 2006 and 2016 the number of households with pets grew at a significantly greater rate than the total number of households in the United...


24 May, 2017, 08:45 ET VIN Foundation Announces Solutions for the Profession Competition Winners

The VIN Foundation is excited to announce the winners of its first annual Solutions for the Profession Competition. Three creative students were...


24 May, 2017, 07:02 ET Kristen Levine Give Tips for National Pet Month on Tips on TV Blog

As the author of "Pampered Pets on a Budget", Kristen Levine has been striving to make the world a better place for pets for more than 25 years....


24 May, 2017, 07:00 ET Elanco Animal Health Works to Bring Products to Small Holder Farmers, Increasing Food Security in East Africa

Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), today announced that it received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates...


23 May, 2017, 11:14 ET The STAINMASTER® Brand, Agency SCOUT, And A Superhero Dog Change The Way Pet Parents Think About Flooring

Today's pet parents want their pets by their side in every room of the home. And now, thanks to STAINMASTER® PetProtect™ flooring, the nearly 85...


23 May, 2017, 10:34 ET Entest BioMedical Inc. Subsidiary Zander Therapeutics Discusses Developments in Medicinal Chemistry for Veterinary Applications of Cancer and Autoimmune Therapies Through Modulation of Checkpoint NR2F6

Entest BioMedical Inc. (PINK: ENTB) and Its subsidiary, Zander Therapeutics Inc., discussed recently reported progress achieved by Regen BioPharma...


23 May, 2017, 09:05 ET Which American Cities Have The Most Tuned-in Pups? DOGTV Sets The Record Straight

The results for the top U.S. cities streaming DOGTV in 2017 are in—and Los Angeles followed by New York lead the pack. For many pet parents, DOGTV,...


23 May, 2017, 07:00 ET Banfield Foundation® Announces New Veterinary Medical Equipment Grant

Banfield Foundation®, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, today announced the Veterinary Medical Equipment Grant, its newest grant program...


23 May, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 23: Veterinary Medicine

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: VETERINARY MEDICINE Profile America — Tuesday, May 23rd....


22 May, 2017, 14:00 ET Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Supports The Nature Conservancy's National Soil Health Initiative with $1 Million Commitment

Today, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company announced its support for The Nature Conservancy's reThink Soil initiative, a national, collaborative effort...


22 May, 2017, 11:19 ET The Riedel and Cody Fund Helps Pets with Cancer

This year, one in four pets will be diagnosed with cancer - the same rate of cancer diagnosis in people. The month of May is Pet Cancer Awareness...


22 May, 2017, 10:35 ET Olympus Fetches Petmate After Dogged Effort to Purchase

Stamford, Connecticut-based Olympus Partners has acquired Petmate Holdings Co. ("Petmate"), a leading supplier of a wide variety of non-food pet...


22 May, 2017, 09:18 ET 40% of Pet Owners Purchase Pet Products From Online Retailers

The Internet is the new "pet parent," as a dramatic force reshaping the market landscape, according to research firm Packaged Facts in the brand...


22 May, 2017, 09:05 ET Premier Social Selling Pet Product Company is Expanding

PawTree, LLC is pleased to announce the company has received a $7 million growth investment from private investors. Exact terms of the deal were...


22 May, 2017, 06:00 ET The Petco Foundation Honors Animal Welfare's Best In Show

The Petco Foundation gathered approximately 500 guests at this year's "Celebration of Love" awards gala, which recognized seven organizations and...


19 May, 2017, 03:00 ET Savings on Blood: Scientists Develop Effective System of Biomaterial Delivery to Laboratories

Materials scientists from NUST MISIS, together with colleagues from the Department of Chemistry at Lomonosov Moscow State University, have...


18 May, 2017, 15:17 ET Wagz Showcases World's Smartest Dog Collar at BlogPaws 2017

Wagz, Inc announced today that they are a sponsor at the 2017 BlogPaws Social Media and Blogging Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina from...


18 May, 2017, 10:46 ET Applegate® Expresses Disappointment with Delays; Urges USDA to Enact Organic Animal Welfare Standards

Applegate, the nation's leading natural and organic meat company, announced its disappointment in the United States Department of Agriculture's...


18 May, 2017, 07:11 ET The Farmer's Dog Raises $8.1 Million Series A Financing to Redefine Pet Food

The Farmer's Dog, the leading direct-to-consumer, fresh pet food company, today announced it has closed an $8.1 million Series A financing round...