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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Apr 29, 2016, 17:20 ET AVMA-commissioned poster celebrates A Lifetime of Love and marks 35th anniversary of National Pet Week®

From the moment you realize your pet is "the one" to the last tearful goodbye, your veterinarian helps you provide your pet with a lifetime of...


Apr 29, 2016, 14:50 ET USMC Colonel Scott Campbell Elected To American Humane Association Board

United States Marine Corps Colonel Scott Campbell, the Commanding Officer of the Wounded Warrior Regiment in Quantico, Virginia, has been...


Apr 29, 2016, 14:48 ET CEO of Everest Advisors, PepsiCo Restaurants International, and Holiday Inn Worldwide Elected to American Humane Association Board

 Timothy Lane, CEO of Everest Advisors, Inc., and former CEO of PepsiCo Restaurants International for Asia and the Middle East, Inc. and...


Apr 29, 2016, 08:48 ET Maddie's Fund Steps Up To Million Cat Challenge With Incentive Grants

 Maddie's Fund®, a national family foundation based in Pleasanton, CA, is offering grants to every qualifying animal shelter that joins...


Apr 29, 2016, 08:35 ET Anjellicle Cats Rescue Announces KEANU Ka$h Raffle

 Excited about the movie KEANU? So are we! To celebrate, Anjellicle Cats Rescue invites Key & Peele fans and animal lovers to participate...


Apr 29, 2016, 07:00 ET IDEXX Laboratories Announces First Quarter Results

 IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX) today reported revenues for the first quarter of 2016 of $418 million, an increase of 9% compared to...


Apr 29, 2016, 05:00 ET AnimalPlex.com Reports: The Largest Lion Airlift

 Thirty-three lions have been rescued in a surprise circus raid and are being airlifted to a sanctuary in Africa. These lions were found in...


Apr 28, 2016, 06:00 ET Petco Expands Tarantula Offerings to Include 25 Different Breeds

 To the delight of arachnid lovers everywhere, more than 950 Petco stores nationwide now have up to 25 tarantula species available,...


Apr 28, 2016, 05:00 ET AnimalPlex.com Reports: Congress Elevates Bison to Bald Eagle Status

The House has voted to designate the bison as the national mammal of the United States. There has never been national status on any mammal and the...


Apr 27, 2016, 15:35 ET Head-Turning "Good Stuff Pet Truck" Rolls into Southern California Offering Free Dog Treats, Body Condition Exams and Dog-Training Demos

 You've never seen a dog treat truck like this before. From the oversized dog bone and paw, to the lighted elements and retro look, it'll be...


Apr 27, 2016, 15:17 ET AnimalPlex.com Reports Rescue Dog Dies After Saving Seven Lives

 Dayko, a white Labrador retriever, is a hero after saving seven people from the aftermath of last week's earthquake in Ecuador. Dayko has been...


Apr 27, 2016, 13:00 ET Chargers Host Dog Draft, Presented by Petco

 Petco, The San Diego Chargers and Second Chance Dog Rescue are joining forces to host the first "Chargers Dog Draft," presented by Petco, on...


Apr 27, 2016, 10:45 ET Bringing Up Fur Baby: Millennials Embrace Pet Parenting Role, Finds Packaged Facts Study

 Here's everything you need to know about Millennials as pet owners: they take their role as pet parents very, very seriously. In fact,...


Apr 27, 2016, 10:42 ET The economics of education: Tackling veterinary student debt

Student debt is an increasingly critical issue for the entire veterinary profession, and how to reduce that debt and improve the overall economic...


Apr 27, 2016, 10:00 ET Wings Of Rescue Takes Off At Kriser's Natural Pet Stores Nationwide

 This May, Kriser's Natural Pet, is joining forces with Wings of Rescue to help safely airlift at-risk shelter pets to new loving homes....


Apr 27, 2016, 09:03 ET Bayer Excellence in Communication Award program gives more than $230,000 in veterinary scholarships

 Bayer Animal Health today announced that Brittany Martabano, a senior from the University of Florida College of...


Apr 27, 2016, 09:00 ET New Survey Shows Pets are Social Media's Top Dogs (and Cats)

Mars Petcare US, the world's largest petcare company, announced the results of a survey exploring how pets have invaded pop culture, even becoming...


Apr 27, 2016, 08:45 ET Neogen acquires Brazilian animal genomics company

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired Brazil-based Deoxi Biotecnologia Ltda (Deoxi) — a leading animal...


Apr 27, 2016, 08:35 ET Next Big Thing in LEDs -- Sex Change

 Once, Inc. (ONCE) received a notice of allowance on its application from the patent office to influence the sex of oviparous embryos naturally...


Apr 27, 2016, 08:00 ET Henry Schein Joins World Veterinary Association In Celebrating 'World Veterinary Day'

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and...


Apr 26, 2016, 17:00 ET AnimalPlex.com Reports Protests Against Dolphins in the Desert

 Over 100,000 people have signed a petition to oppose the housing of dolphins in pools that would allow people to ride and swim with them. The...


Apr 26, 2016, 15:46 ET Merial Launches Combination Vaccine to Help Prevent Core Canine Diseases and Provide Comprehensive Leptospirosis Protection

 Merial, the animal health division of  Sanofi, today announced the availability of its RECOMBITEK® C8 vaccine, a nonadjuvanted...


Apr 26, 2016, 11:58 ET DC Eagle Cam Eaglets Now Have New Names!

 DC2 & DC3, the two adorable Bald Eaglets watched daily by hundreds of thousands of viewers on www.dceaglecam.org, now have new...


Apr 26, 2016, 09:45 ET Animal Dermatology Clinic Announces the Launch of a New Website for the 4th Annual Dermatology Forum for Veterinarians to be held on September 29 through October 2, 2016

 Animal Dermatology Clinic launches a new website dedicated to the annual Dermatology Forum for Veterinarians held in the fall. The new...


Apr 26, 2016, 08:40 ET Author Reveals How Listening Like a Dog Can Yield Fantastic Relationships for Your Life and Career

 Although they don't understand most of our verbal language, dogs listen with their entire being. They don't interrupt us, finish our...