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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Feb 24, 2017, 11:02 ET Shocking footage reveals reality of cruel trade in Russian beluga whales

The cruel trade in Russian beluga whales (the white whale), captured in the wild for sale to aquaria and travelling shows, has been condemned by...


Feb 23, 2017, 10:16 ET Help is on the way for Nashville's Community Cats

February is Spay & Neuter Awareness Month and this year Mars Petcare and Pet Community Center are joining forces to provide humane care for...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Banfield Foundation® Strengthens Commitment To Enhance Disaster Relief Efforts In 2017

Banfield Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, today announced plans to provide disaster response grants to fund two new veterinary...


Feb 23, 2017, 08:45 ET Henry Schein Launches Newly Designed Website For A Greater Customer Experience

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced the launch of its newly designed website, www.henryschein.com, which features new content and...


Feb 23, 2017, 08:12 ET Processed Foods Industry Leverages Freedom Foods to Catalyze Demand across the Globe

Though highly fragmented, the global processed food and beverage market will see high growth due to several Mega Trends. Key transformative forces...


Feb 23, 2017, 08:03 ET Activ4Pets Mobile Health App Partners with Shelters to Save and Improve Lives of Pets

Activ4pets, providers of online and mobile platforms that give pet parents easy access to their pet's health information along with web-based...


Feb 22, 2017, 16:16 ET Global Small Animal Imaging (In-vivo) Market (2016-2022)

small animal imaging (in-vivo) market is expected to reach $2.7 billion by 2022, growing at CAGR of 10.7% from 2016 to 2022. Small animal imaging...


Feb 22, 2017, 16:05 ET Aratana Therapeutics to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results

Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on the licensing, development and commercialization of innovative...


Feb 21, 2017, 15:30 ET Auburn University acquires a Hyperbaric Veterinary Medicine Chamber, along with 3 other locations

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine has become the 2nd major university to acquire a Hyperbaric Veterinary Medicine (HVM) Chamber....


Feb 21, 2017, 14:28 ET Vetrax™ Now Available to Veterinary Practices

AGL is reinventing the way veterinarians care for pets with the availability of Vetrax™. Through Vetrax, veterinarians can, for the first time,...


Feb 21, 2017, 14:28 ET 4 Key Facts About Millennial Pet Owners

Between their growing numbers and affinity for "natural" pet products, the Millennial cohort wields a significant buying power for the industry,...


Feb 21, 2017, 10:17 ET Entomological Society of America Supports the March for Science

The Entomological Society of America (ESA) endorses the March for Science to be held on April 22. The guiding principles of ESA, a non-partisan...


Feb 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Endangered Species Chocolate Debuts Dark Chocolate Snacking Line

A top-selling brand in the natural food category, Endangered Species Chocolate (ESC) announces the debut of its snacking line. The line features 5...


Feb 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Royal Canin Congratulates Brand Ambassador For Westminster Win!

Rumor continues to reign! Rumor, a German Shepherd Dog and Royal Canin Brand Ambassador, won Best of Breed and the Herding Group on her way to Best...


Feb 21, 2017, 08:45 ET The Emergence of Intelligence-Led Policing in Wildlife Protection

ILP originated from the necessity in policing to focus on using informants and surveillance techniques to combat repeat offenders, with close...


Feb 21, 2017, 08:30 ET Kindred Biosciences to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2016 Financial Results

Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, today announced that it...


Feb 21, 2017, 07:05 ET Henry Schein Reports Record Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2016 Financial Results

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


Feb 21, 2017, 06:15 ET The world's largest shark survey just got bigger

Researchers attempting the world's largest survey of shark populations just reached their goal of 216 reefs — a year and a half ahead of schedule....


Feb 20, 2017, 08:00 ET BLACK+DECKER™ Unleashes Cordless Vacuums Designed for Pet Owners

As part of #NationalLoveYourPetDay, BLACK+DECKER™ announces its first-ever line of home cleaning products designed specifically for pet owners. The...


Feb 20, 2017, 05:00 ET Animal Health Market Size Worth $58.4 Billion By 2025 | CAGR: 5.4%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global animal health market is expected to reach USD 58.4 billion by 2025, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. The market...


Feb 17, 2017, 19:30 ET Gov. Scott Announces Chewy to Create 600 Jobs at New E-Commerce Fulfillment Center in Ocala

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Chewy, an online retailer of pet food and products in the United States, will locate a new fulfillment...


Feb 17, 2017, 16:41 ET State Assembly Member Adrin Nazarian Introduces AB 1199 The Police-Canine Encounters Protection Act

Social Compassion In Legislation (SCIL), a leading California-based 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to finding solutions for the...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:48 ET FDA Cautions Pet Owners and Caretakers Not to Feed Certain Evanger's or Against the Grain Canned Pet Foods Due to Adulteration with Pentobarbital

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising pet owners and caretakers not to feed their pets certain lots of Evanger's canned Hunk of Beef or...


Feb 17, 2017, 11:30 ET Muttley Crue Rescue Announces 4th Annual Mardi Pawz Fundraiser

Muttley Crue, a Cleveland-based 501c3 rescue organization dedicated to saving the lives of dogs in danger, is once again bringing Mardi Gras to...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:35 ET Australian Brand DOOG (Dog Owners Outdoor Gear) Aims to Tackle the Pet Obesity Epidemic with Their Innovative and Practical Range of Dog Walking Gear

Designed on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australian brand DOOG (Dog Owners Outdoor Gear) are having huge success with their range of dog walking...