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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Jul 23, 2016, 16:42 ET Royal Flush Havanese Suggests Food For Thought: Table Scraps Can Make Dogs Sick!

 Royal Flush Havanese knows most dog owners are guilty of sneaking their pooch food from the dinner table once in a while. Bad habits die hard,...


Jul 22, 2016, 13:49 ET Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® Launches New Blog: "Fur the Love of Pets"

 Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, manufacturer of the Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® line of pet food, announced today that it has launched a...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:27 ET Pokemon-Going for a walk with your dogs? 5 steps to keep them safe

With the recent release of Pokemon Go, many people are spending more time outdoors, walking and exploring neighborhoods while playing the game....


Jul 22, 2016, 08:35 ET VetX, the On-Demand Veterinarian, Plans to Revolutionize $60B+ Pet-Care Industry

 Pet owners across the U.S. will soon have on-demand access to 24/7 veterinary care through a new web and app-based platform called VetX...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:00 ET Fallen Officer Puppy Program

In January of this year, Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers announced a new project entitled "Fallen Officers Puppy Program—FOPP" a new...


Jul 21, 2016, 09:17 ET Packaged Facts: Multiple Cleaning Solutions for Messy Pet Situations

 No one—that is, NO ONE—enjoys cleaning up pet poop. But absent training our furry friend to flush, we pet owners are stuck with...


Jul 21, 2016, 08:35 ET Convenient Eco-Friendly Litter System

 Innovation has come to the aid of Cat Parents in the most unexpected way. True Nurture offers a clean, convenient, and environmentally...


Jul 21, 2016, 08:00 ET Henry Schein To Webcast Second Quarter 2016 Conference Call On Thursday, August 4, 2016, At 10:00 a.m. ET

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


Jul 20, 2016, 17:00 ET Perth Mint macht mit Känguru-Silbermünze weiter große Sprünge

Wie von der Perth Mint gemeldet, hat der Absatz der 2016-Ausgabe der „Australian Kangaroo"-Anlagemünze in Silber die 10 Millionen-Marke...


Jul 20, 2016, 12:45 ET Animal Genetics Market to See 8.4% CAGR to 2021 Driven by Advanced Genetic Technologies

The worldwide animal genetics market is expected to reach $5.50 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 8.4% from 2016 to 2021 led by the live...


Jul 19, 2016, 16:24 ET Calls for suspension of industrial activity which threatens critically endangered whales in their main feeding ground

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and other groups have called for a temporary suspension of activities by an oil and gas company,...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:30 ET America's Most Amazing Shelter Dog Makeovers Revealed

 Zelda was found filthy, hungry and matted. Barely recognizable as a dog, her rescuers cleaned her up to reveal a tiny Shih Tzu. Unfortunately,...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:01 ET Petcube Takes a Bite out of Pet Owner Anxiety with the Release of Two New Interactive Cameras on Kickstarter

 Today, Petcube announced two new camera products, Petcube Bites and Petcube Play, launching a Kickstarter campaign...


Jul 19, 2016, 09:17 ET Tidy Cats® Amps Up Odor Control To Cure Cat Lovers Of Stank Face

 As experts in fighting litter box odor, cat litter leader Tidy Cats® today announced the launch of its new public service effort to...


Jul 19, 2016, 08:30 ET Two Bears Ranch - A Destination for Veterans with PTSD & BLM Mustangs

 Now in the final stages of preparation, Two Bears Ranch will soon be helping America's veterans with Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...


Jul 19, 2016, 07:00 ET Novus International to Present Abstracts at 2016 Joint Annual Meeting

Researchers from Novus International are slated to present six technical abstracts at the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) in Salt Lake City, Utah....


Jul 19, 2016, 06:00 ET Petco Teams Up with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations to 'Clear the Shelters'

Homeless pets in animal shelters across the country will be finding forever homes when Petco, a national leader in promoting responsible pet care...


Jul 15, 2016, 20:31 ET Building Honey Bees 'Super Safe Highways' Is Vital to America!

 "Planting safe 'Bee Highways' in our neighborhoods and across America sounds like a 'cute' and 'quaint' idea until you realize that without...


Jul 15, 2016, 18:15 ET Interior Budget Bill Loaded with Riders Targeting the National Wildlife Refuge System Passes the House

 Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a Fiscal Year 2017 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R. 5538)...


Jul 15, 2016, 11:30 ET Animal Genetics Market Worth 5.50 Billion USD by 2021

According to a new market research report "Animal Genetics Market by Type (Canine, Poultry, Porcine, Bovine) Genetic Material [Semen (Bovine...


Jul 15, 2016, 09:32 ET Purina Farms Opens "Better with Pets," an Interactive and Inspirational Exhibit Exploring Life with Dogs and Cats

 Why is life better when shared with a pet? Purina invites pet lovers to find out through a new exhibit, titled "Better with Pets" –...


Jul 14, 2016, 10:53 ET H.J. Baker Ph.D. Dr. Kip Karges To Speak On Cattle Nutrition At Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association Convention

Dr. Kip Karges, Director of Technical Services and Research for H.J. Baker's Animal Health and Nutrition Division will speak on stocker cattle...


Jul 14, 2016, 10:45 ET Pet Anti-Breeding System is answer to spay and neuter concerns

The American Kennel Club (AKC) recently changed its position on spaying and neutering dogs and it is putting pet company Highly Favored Creations...


Jul 14, 2016, 08:40 ET Pet Care Expert Offers Health & Safety Tips for Summer's Dog Days

 Those dog days of summer are here – and the heat and humidity can take a toll on the well being of both dogs and cats. Logo -...


Jul 13, 2016, 16:05 ET Aratana Therapeutics to Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

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