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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16:03 ET Thompson & Knight Obtains Dismissal in $1M Suit Against Plano Pet-Owners Over One-Star Yelp Review

The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP and nonprofit advocacy group Public Citizen secured a victory this week in Kalle McWhorter and...


14:09 ET Just Right by Purina Goes Natural with Personalized Nutrition

Just Right® by Purina® brand dog food announced today its personalized dog food blends are now made with natural ingredients plus...


09:00 ET New videos feature veterans recovering from TBI with the help of four-legged friends

 Tuesday, Lundy and Captain aren't your average adorable pups — they have a vital mission to provide constant support to veterans with...


08:40 ET From Shelter to Best in Show, Top Kitten in the World, Largest Cat Show on West Coast Celebrates the Top Cats Internationally in San Diego Sept. 3 & 4

 Mischief Managed of Blueyonder sat in a shelter in Parkville, MD with a very uncertain future ahead of the little kitten.  It was a lucky...


08:35 ET Tether Tug Takes Second Place for Best New Dog Product at SuperZoo

 On Wednesday, August 10, Tether Tug took second place in the dog category from more than 820 new products at the SuperZoo New Product...


08:35 ET FEMA to Honor HALTER With National Preparedness Award at Washington DC Ceremony

 HALTER (Horse & Livestock Team Emergency Response), a Sonoma County-based grassroots initiative, is a recipient of the 2016 FEMA...


08:30 ET Twin Cities Nonprofit K9s From Carrie to Host 2nd Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Hidden Haven Golf Course; Proceeds to Go to 'Furry Therapy' for People Struggling With Mental Illness

 K9s From Carrie is pleased to host its 2nd Annual Best Ball Scramble Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 17, 2016, to raise funds to...


Aug 29, 2016, 17:49 ET Fort Smith Area K9 Units Receive Tracking Devices, Inspired by Hero

 Mars Petcare and Whistle are teaming up to create a safer world for K-9 officers by donating Whistle GPS Pet Trackers for all K-9 officers in...


Aug 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Novus Sponsors WPC2016 in Beijing

Novus International is one of four platinum sponsors for the XXV World's Poultry Congress (WPC2016), September 5-9, 2016, in Beijing, China. The...


Aug 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Petfinder Celebrates 20th Anniversary, 25 Million Pet Adoptions With Video That Can Unlock $200,000 Donation Benefitting 20 Shelters/Rescues

Petfinder, the nation's leading resource for pet adoption, celebrates a major milestone this year – its 20th anniversary. More than 25...


Aug 26, 2016, 19:14 ET AVMA and AAEP Oppose Industry Efforts to stall Proposed Rule to Enforce Horse Protection Act

 The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) hand delivered a joint letter...


Aug 26, 2016, 12:07 ET Paramount Business Jets Assists The Sato Project in Arranging Travel for Rescued Dogs

 Thirty-four stray dogs, rescued from one of Puerto Rico's most impoverished regions, will be granted new leases on life this weekend thanks to...


Aug 26, 2016, 09:30 ET Casper Partners with The Dodo to Give a Bed to Every Single Dog at Local Shelter

Casper, the critically-acclaimed startup transforming the sleep industry, today announced that they have teamed up with beloved animal content...


Aug 26, 2016, 08:15 ET TurfMutt Urges Everyone to "Paw it Forward" by Giving a Dog a Forever Home in Honor of Today's National Dog Day

 In honor of National Dog Day today, Lucky the TurfMutt wants to remind everyone about the importance of rescuing and adopting homeless...


Aug 26, 2016, 08:05 ET Canine Companions Matter when Buying a Car

 Autotrader is honoring National Dog Day—celebrated August 26—for the third consecutive year with "pawsome" insights on dogs and...


Aug 26, 2016, 07:45 ET Paws And Celebrate National Dog Day With Autotrader 'Park And Bark' Event Aug. 26

WHAT: Autotrader invites all Atlanta dogs and their humans to its National Dog Day #ParkandBark event on Friday, August 26, at Atlanta's Historic...


Aug 26, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 26: National Dog Day

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: NATIONAL DOG DAY Profile America — Friday, August...


Aug 25, 2016, 15:34 ET EpiBiome Selected to Present at KC Animal Health Investment Forum

 EpiBiome, a precision microbiome engineering company, has been selected to participate in the KC Animal Health Investment Forum. The company...


Aug 25, 2016, 11:00 ET Taylor Morrison Announces Pet-friendly Amenities for New Homes

 Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder, today announced its pet-friendly amenities for new homes in celebration of National Dog Day....


Aug 25, 2016, 10:34 ET Royal Flush Havanese Dispels Dog Food Myths

 It is very convenient to head to the local store and pick up food for a dog or puppy, but what is the healthiest option? TV commercials will...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:04 ET First Sponsorship For BeautyKind At 2016 Hampton Classic Horse Show

 BeautyKind, an online retailer where consumers can shop prestige beauty brands while raising funds for the charities of their choice, will be...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:00 ET Community Participation Encouraged For 9/17 Heroes Rock (It's How We Roll!) Benefit Concert Event To Support Michigan-Based Stiggy's Dogs*

 "Rescuing One To Rescue Another" is the mission for Stiggy's Dogs,* a 501(c)(3) organization (www.stiggysdogs.org) that rescues and trains...


Aug 25, 2016, 08:45 ET Sikka Software Hosts 12th Annual Summit: Promotes Small Business Health and Growth Among Veterinarians and Dentists

Sikka Software, The Practice Optimizer Company™, has announced that their 12th annual Sikka Summit will occur on September 23 to 24 in...


Aug 25, 2016, 08:30 ET Help the Family Dog Beat the Back-to-School Blues

Back-to-school season can be tough for the family dog. After a summer of active play with the children, he's suddenly alone most of the day....


Aug 25, 2016, 07:37 ET Ohio isn't Horsing Around, Thanks to the All American Quarter Horse Congress

 The Ohio Quarter Horse Association, home of the All American Quarter Horse Congress (AAQHC) continues to thrive as they prepare to celebrate...