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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Jan 05, 2017, 11:30 ET Ruffwear Partners With NetRush To Optimize Brand's Amazon Customer Experience

Ruffwear, the leader in performance dog gear, has formed an exclusive retail partnership with NetRush, an agency that manages brand and customer...


Jan 05, 2017, 09:04 ET PuppySpot.com Announces Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2016

As we near the release of the final top-25 poll for this year's college football season, PuppySpot.com, the trusted service connecting responsible...


Jan 05, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco Serves as Pet Parents' Headquarters for New Year's Wellness Resolutions

Resolutions aren't just for humans anymore: as pets increasingly become more like members of the family, many passionate pet parents are...


Jan 05, 2017, 05:30 ET Banfield Pet Hospital® Charitable Efforts Helped Make A Better World For More Than 145,000 Pets In Need In 2016

In 2016, Banfield Pet Hospital cared for more than 2.5 million dogs and 500,000 cats through its network of more than 960 hospitals across the...


Jan 04, 2017, 09:58 ET IDEXX Laboratories to Join S&P 500 Index

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX) today announced that it has been named to the S&P 500® and will join after close of trading today. The...


Jan 04, 2017, 09:00 ET Elmer's® Glue Saves a Penguin Chick's Life, Creating a Lifelong Bond

Elmer's® has found a mate for life. The brand, recognized for its kid-friendly and creativity-fueling crafting solutions, today announces its...


Jan 04, 2017, 08:35 ET Love Your Pet FUREVER!

Pet Lovers can cherish their pets FUREVER through the exciting new 3D digital printing technology developed by Furever3D.com, transforming photos...


Jan 04, 2017, 08:12 ET Petcube Drives Innovation Forward in Connected Pet Category with New HD Camera and Cloud Service Expansion

Coming off a successful Q4 with record sales, Petcube debuts its new HD camera Petcube Bites at the Pepcom Digital Experience event and Consumer...


Jan 04, 2017, 08:02 ET Pet Obesity on the Rise for Sixth Straight Year

BREA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- One of America's most common New Year's resolutions is to lose weight, and statistics show that pet...


Jan 04, 2017, 07:00 ET Florida Animal Friend Announces 2017 Grant Opportunities

Florida Animal Friend, an organization dedicated to saving the lives of unwanted cats and dogs throughout the state of Florida, announced their...


Jan 04, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco Helps Pets Start the New Year Right with Expanded Drs. Foster and Smith Product Line

Pet parents looking for a trusted authority on pet health can head to Petco for newly launched products from the exclusive line of Drs. Foster and...


Jan 03, 2017, 17:28 ET Lucy Pet's Gnarly Crankin' K9 Wave Maker 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade Float Complete With Surfin' Doggies Wins the Parades' Extraordinaire Trophy and Becomes International Media Darling

The Lucy Pet's Gnarly Crankin' K9 Wave Maker 2017 Rose Parade float, built by Fiesta Parade Floats, powered by Ford and featuring surfing dogs, has...


Jan 03, 2017, 16:47 ET The J.M. Smucker Company Announces a Limited Voluntary Recall on Certain Lots of Canned Cat Food Due to Low Levels of Thiamine (Vitamin B1)

The J.M. Smucker Company today announced a limited voluntary recall on certain lots of 9Lives™, EverPet™, and Special Kitty™...


Jan 03, 2017, 14:00 ET Elanco Animal Health Completes Acquisition of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica's U.S. Feline, Canine and Rabies Vaccines Portfolio

Today Elanco US Inc., a subsidiary of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), announced that it has completed the acquisition of Boehringer Ingelheim...


Jan 03, 2017, 11:08 ET PuppySpot.com Reveals Best Puppy Homecoming Videos of 2016

While many are ready to say goodbye to 2016, PuppySpot.com, the trusted service connecting responsible dog breeders with caring people in search of...


Jan 03, 2017, 10:52 ET Banfield Pet Hospital® Helps Lead The Veterinary Profession

In 2016, Banfield Pet Hospital continued to encourage its doctors to engage with the broader veterinary profession by lending their expertise to...


Jan 03, 2017, 07:35 ET Surfin' Dogs Rose Parade Float Wins Extraordinaire Trophy and Broke Two Guinness World Records

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- American Wave Machines, Inc. (AWM), the world's leading wave pool, surf venue, and wave technology...


Jan 02, 2017, 08:15 ET It's Official! Guinness World Records Certifies Lucy Pet's Gnarly Crankin' K9 Wave Maker 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade Float as the Longest and Heaviest Ever in the History of the Parade

The Lucy Pet's Gnarly Crankin' K9 Wave Maker 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade float, built by Fiesta Floats, has been officially certified as the...


Jan 02, 2017, 08:00 ET Tatsuya Suto Named New President of The Hartz Mountain Corporation

The Hartz Mountain Corporation is pleased to announce that it has selected Tatsuya Suto as its new president and chief executive officer effective...


Dec 30, 2016, 14:54 ET Hologenix, LLC, the manufacturer of Celliant® technology, adds two board members

Hologenix, LLC today announced the appointment of two officers to its Board of Directors. Bill Werlin, apparel industry veteran and former...


Dec 30, 2016, 08:00 ET China Animal Husbandry Veterinary Intelligence Development Is Now Facing Critical Transformation

Recently the '2016 China Animal Husbandry Veterinary Intelligence Development Strategic Forum' held by Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH and...


Dec 29, 2016, 12:30 ET The Best Veterinary Surgical CO2 Laser Gets Even Better

LightScalpel-Aesculight, LLC, the industry leader in veterinary surgical laser technology, is launching a newly upgraded CO2 laser flexible fiber...


Dec 28, 2016, 13:09 ET When Winter Storms Hit, TurfMutt Urges Everyone To 'Bone Up' On Wise Weather Practices

As snow and ice storms hit this winter, environmental superhero and real-life rescue dog, TurfMutt, urges everyone to "bone up" on wise wintertime...


Dec 27, 2016, 08:40 ET Surf's Up as American Wave Machines Wave Float for Surfin' Dogs Headlines 2017 Tournament of Roses® Parade Float

American Wave Machines, Inc. (AWM), the world's leading wave pool, surf venue, and wave technology company for the emerging out of ocean surfing...


Dec 23, 2016, 08:00 ET New Year's Resolutions Aren't Just for Humans

What: Many pets have health issues that can be managed or prevented with the appropriate diet. Since our pets can't exactly speak to their...