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 Apr, 2017, 19:25 ET AVMA welcomes veterinary leadership at the U.S. Department of Agriculture

The AVMA is pleased that a veterinarian, Secretary Sonny Perdue, DVM, was confirmed to the position of United States Secretary of Agriculture. With...


24 Apr, 2017, 15:58 ET Dog Owners are Eating Clean and Feeding Clean

(Family Features) Pet parents are trying to eat clean and increasingly want the same for their pets. The NUTRO™ brand – a pioneer in natural pet...


24 Apr, 2017, 13:33 ET ETC Accelerate Baltimore's Additional $100,000 in Funding to be awarded to Baltimore Based Chord

The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers), Baltimore City's leading technology and innovation centers, announced Wednesday the winner of the Accelerate...


24 Apr, 2017, 11:12 ET Recent Poll Finds 9 Out Of 10 Dog Owners Surveyed Are Trying To Eat Clean And It's Impacting How They Feed Their Dogs

More and more of today's pet parents are starting to eat clean and increasingly want the same for their pets. In a recent survey conducted by the...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:30 ET The American Kennel Club Appoints Vice Presidents In Legal Department

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest dog registry and leading industry authority and advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the...


24 Apr, 2017, 09:05 ET Brilliant Pet: BrilliantPad™ Campaign Ends at Over 178% Funding Target

Self-cleaning indoor dog toilet set to deliver in Summer '17 to 756 backers BrilliantPad, the world's first self-cleaning indoor dog potty for...


24 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET Hill's Pet Nutrition Donates $50,000 to Honor Animal Shelter Volunteers

In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 23-29, Hill's Pet Nutrition recognized five Shelter Heroes who go above and beyond in their commitment...


24 Apr, 2017, 08:32 ET Kindred Biosciences to Announce First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

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


24 Apr, 2017, 08:30 ET Aratana Therapeutics to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

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


23 Apr, 2017, 11:13 ET Rescued Eaglet Returned To National Arboretum Nest In Washington, DC

During the evening of April 20th, the right leg of 23-day-old Bald Eaglet "DC4" became precariously lodged inside a hole within the outer rails of...


21 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Hormel Foods Announces Pollinator Garden Expansion

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the expansion of its existing pollinator garden at its world headquarters in Austin,...


21 Apr, 2017, 07:07 ET Orderhouse to Launch DTC eCommerce for Healthy Solutions For Pets

Orderhouse, a provider of integrated end to end eCommerce solutions, has announced an agreement with Healthy Solutions For Pets, a newly formed...


20 Apr, 2017, 17:47 ET Andy Cohen's 'Pet Project' With Purina ONE Brings Shelter Dogs into the Classroom

Purina ONE® celebrated its ONE Difference campaign today with the help of television personality Andy Cohen and his former shelter dog Wacha. The...


20 Apr, 2017, 16:12 ET SeaWorld Shares Video of Last Orca Calf

SeaWorld is excited to announce the birth of the newest member of the SeaWorld family of killer whales. Takara, the 25-year-old matriarch of the...


20 Apr, 2017, 15:50 ET Military Dog Reunited with Former Air Force Handler After Three Years Apart

Today, American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, and Crown Media Family Networks, home of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark...


20 Apr, 2017, 11:00 ET Furniture Row Signs On As Partner Sponsor For The Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry

Furniture Row is pleased to announce its partnership with the Dumb Friends League as a 2017 Furry Scurry Partner Sponsor. The Furry Scurry is a...


20 Apr, 2017, 10:50 ET IFAW: Africa's Protected Areas Have Just A Quarter Of The Elephants They Should

A new study from the Conservation Ecology Research Unit (CERU) at the University of Pretoria predicts how many elephants there should be in 73...


20 Apr, 2017, 10:30 ET Primetime Pooch: DOGTV Launches First-Ever Video On Demand Offering On Xfinity TV

Comcast's pet owners and their canines are in for a real treat: DOGTV, the world's first and only television network created specifically for dogs,...


19 Apr, 2017, 16:27 ET Companion Animal Vaccines Market: Canine Segment Anticipated to Retain Its Dominance Throughout the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016-2026

Companion animal vaccines are used to stimulate an immune response in pets such as canine, avian and feline. These vaccine products are of...


19 Apr, 2017, 12:30 ET Veterinary Imaging Market Worth 1.94 Billion USD by 2022

According to a new market research report "Veterinary Imaging Market by Product (Ultrasound, Radiography, MRI, Video Endoscopy), Therapeutic Area...


19 Apr, 2017, 10:30 ET Congratulations - It's a Dog! The Maker of NexGard® (afoxolaner) Launches Online Registry for Dogs

From chew toys to crates and collars to cleaning supplies, preparing for a new dog requires planning and preparation. Today, Merial, now part of...


19 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET Royal Canin Supports Annual World Cat Congress As Global Sponsor

Royal Canin, a global pet food leader, today announced its global sponsorship of the upcoming World Cat Congress (WCC) in Las Vegas, NV. on April...


19 Apr, 2017, 07:12 ET Time to Check Air Conditioning Before Warm Weather Arrives

The professionals with Gentec Services, a leading provider of residential electrical, heating and air conditioning, and security and communication...


19 Apr, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco Celebrates National Pets @ Work Day

Research continues to show that having a pet – or even just interacting with one – has positive effects on both animals and people. Petco believes...


18 Apr, 2017, 19:45 ET Q Hotels Charity Horse Show for American Legion Post #383

Q Hotels joined forces with Baton Rouge & Covington Horse Farms along with The LSU Equestrian Team to honor the men and women that have served...