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 11, 2016, 08:33 ET One-handed Woman will Pedal over 1,000 Miles around Oahu to Honor 12 Fallen Marines and Sponsor Service Canines for Wounded Vets

 A woman who was born without a left hand and therefore was denied enlistment in the military will pedal 12 times around Oahu alone in honor of...


Jul 11, 2016, 08:30 ET Meritor Donates $20,000 to Train Service Dog for Disabled Veteran

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced a new addition to its team – a 9-week-old German shepherd puppy named Bull, who will one day be...


Jul 08, 2016, 09:37 ET American Humane President & CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert Receives SmartCEO Magazine's "Brava Award"

American Humane President and CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert received SmartCEO Magazine's Brava Award at a sold-out awards ceremony last night at the Hilton...


Jul 08, 2016, 08:00 ET Wag!'s Dog for President Campaign Has Top Celebrities Competing to Have Their Pooches be Top Dog

 Lucy Hale of "Pretty Little Liars" and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick are going canine to canine, in a competition to see whose dog can win...


Jul 07, 2016, 14:52 ET Raw Paws Pet Food Becomes Market Leader in Tripe Products for Cats and Dogs

 The super food for cats and dogs - Raw Green Beef Tripe has become the must find product for better nutrition and health for pets. It is...


Jul 07, 2016, 14:01 ET Hydrate for Their Health: PetSafe® Brand Celebrates Pet Hydration Month This July

For many pet parents, the hot and humid summer weather brings pet hydration top of mind, but do many know the benefits...


Jul 07, 2016, 10:57 ET Flexitarian Lifestyle is New Trend

 Innova Market Insights data shows a +60% rise in global food and beverage launches using a vegetarian claim between...


Jul 07, 2016, 08:00 ET Petmate Acquires Precision Pet Products

 Petmate announced today the acquisition of Precision Pet Products, a manufacturer and supplier of wire crates, wooden dog houses and chicken...


Jul 06, 2016, 15:22 ET Meet America's Top Dogs! Eight Courageous Canines Named Finalists For 2016 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards®

 America has spoken and following more than half a million votes cast by animal lovers across the country and a celebrity panel of dog lovers...


Jul 06, 2016, 14:15 ET Research Proving Effectiveness Of Vegain Protein Concentrate To Be Presented At The Poultry Science Association Conference

Research focusing on H.J. Baker Animal Health and Nutrition's Vegain, the poultry industry's first vegan protein concentrate, will be...


Jul 06, 2016, 13:49 ET Fitzpatrick Referrals the first to acquire a Hyperbaric Veterinary Medicine Chamber in the UK

The very first Hyperbaric Veterinary Medicine chamber in the United Kingdom has been acquired by Fitzpatrick Referrals, a specialist veterinary...


Jul 06, 2016, 10:10 ET American Humane, Schultz Family Foundation, And NCR Foundation Create Guide That Helps Veterans In Need Obtain Service Dogs

American Humane, which has worked with the military for 100 years, today released a guide to help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress...


Jul 06, 2016, 09:00 ET Veterinarian Recommended Solutions Launches Buy one, Give one and Donates to Shelters Across the Country

Veterinarian Recommended Solutions™ is giving back to animal shelters across the country and asking their 400+ veterinary hospital partners...


Jul 06, 2016, 08:45 ET Pet Partners Online "Infection Prevention and Control: Therapy Animal Visitation in Healthcare Settings" Course Endorsed by SHEA

 A new online training course for handlers of therapy animals that visit healthcare settings has received the endorsement of the infection...


Jul 06, 2016, 06:00 ET Petco Expands Retail Presence with Seattle Market Makeover and Five New Stores in July

In keeping with its fast-paced 2016 growth plan, which includes 26 new Petco stores and one new Unleashed by Petco year-to-date, Petco, a leading...


Jul 05, 2016, 16:32 ET Targeted Pet Treats, LLC Announces the Appointment of Gregory Austin as New General Manager

 Targeted Pet Treats, LLC, an injection molding contract manufacturer of dog and cat dental treats and toys, is pleased to announce that...


Jul 05, 2016, 11:51 ET Kristen Levine Launches Beginner's Guide to Influencer Marketing for Pet-Friendly Businesses

 Kristen Levine, pet living expert, author, and founder of Kristen Levine Pet Living, an online platform promoting health and happiness through...


Jul 05, 2016, 09:14 ET San Diego Zoo Global Expands Use of Flowfinity Mobile Apps for Wildlife Conservation

 Flowfinity Wireless Inc., a proven provider of enterprise mobile apps, today announced that San Diego Zoo (SDZ) Global has expanded its use of...


Jul 05, 2016, 06:00 ET Novus International to Present Abstracts at 2016 PSA Annual Meeting

Novus researchers will present five technical abstracts at the 2016 Poultry Science Association (PSA) annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana....


Jul 04, 2016, 03:30 ET Top of the Hops: Amazon Pets Competition Propels Effie the Bunny to UK Superstardom

Effie, an adorable female Mini Lop rabbit from Worcester, is on course to become one of the most recognised pet personalities in the country,...


Jul 01, 2016, 16:01 ET PetHub's Third Annual "National Lost Pet Prevention Month" Launches Today

 This July, PetHub is celebrating "National Lost Pet Prevention Month." Established by PetHub in 2014, the annual event is designed to give pet...


Jul 01, 2016, 11:04 ET American Humane Rescue Team And Two Giant Trucks Arrive To Help Animals Caught In Historic West Virginia Flooding

American Humane Association's renowned animal rescue team, first responders for animals in crisis for 100 years, has arrived in Charleston with two...


Jul 01, 2016, 08:00 ET The Legend of Tarzan Teams Up with Nonprofit Stop Ivory to End Poaching

Since the Victorian era in which The Legend of Tarzan unfolds, the overall population of elephant species in Africa dropped from 19 million to just...


Jul 01, 2016, 06:00 ET Hall of Fame Member, Joyce L. Morrison, to be Honored With a Times Square, New York City Appearance on July 1, 2016 by Strathmore's Who's Who.

 Joyce L. Morrison of St. Joseph, Missouri, has attained recognition in Strathmore's Who's Who and America's Registry of Outstanding...


Jun 30, 2016, 11:57 ET Teens Stop #CATmageddon; Enlist Pets to Send Their Message to Big Tobacco

 truth®, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, is asking teens (and their pets) to make...