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.

Sep 03, 2014

16:11 ET

The opening of the 13th Annual King's Cup Elephant Polo tournament began with flags -- and trunks -- held high. The tournament was introduced to Thailand in 2001 by Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas and has grown to be one of the largest charitable events in Thailand. (PRNewsFoto/Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas)

Sep 03, 2014

11:07 ET

Veterinary Epoxy Floor by Everlast Epoxy Systems (PRNewsFoto/Everlast Epoxy Systems)

Sep 03, 2014

11:00 ET

Ikaika, a male Hawaiian monk seal pup, was one of the first four patients at The Marine Mammal Center's Ke Kai Ola Hawaiian Monk Seal Hospital in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Credit -- Koa Matsuoka, NMFS Permit 16632-00 and 932-1905-01MA-009526-1 (PRNewsFoto/The Marine Mammal Center)

Sep 03, 2014

08:00 ET

Temptations Brand Shakes Up Treat Time and Rolls Out New Temptations Tumblers(TM) Treats For Cats. (PRNewsFoto/Mars Petcare US)

Sep 02, 2014

10:15 ET

"Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors" by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Allen and Linda Anderson will be released on September 18. Due to overwhelming popular demand, the e-book edition is now available. All copies ordered by September 30 are eligible for a free gift. Visit www.animalstarsbook.com for more information. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Sep 01, 2014

18:01 ET

Research Finds That Small Dogs Can't Go Without Their Toothbrushes

Sep 01, 2014

18:01 ET

Logo Mars Petcare

Sep 01, 2014

18:01 ET

Logo Mars Petcare

Aug 31, 2014

19:57 ET

Aug 29, 2014

14:34 ET

Surf Dog Ziggy Makes Waves and Helen Woodward Animal Center's 9th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, Presented by Blue Buffalo. (PRNewsFoto/Helen Woodward Animal Center)

Aug 29, 2014

13:39 ET

"Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors" by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Allen and Linda Anderson will be released on September 18. Due to overwhelming popular demand, the e-book edition is now available. All copies ordered by September 30 are eligible for a free gift. Visit www.animalstarsbook.com for more information. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association) (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Aug 29, 2014

08:00 ET

Novus International, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/Novus International, Inc.)

Aug 28, 2014

13:01 ET

Infographic provides information about the dangers of the artificial sweetener, Xylitol, to dogs. (PRNewsFoto/CVESC)

Aug 27, 2014

18:42 ET

Aug 27, 2014

16:01 ET

Trupanion Logo. (PRNewsFoto/Trupanion)

Aug 27, 2014

14:25 ET

Aug 27, 2014

12:50 ET

Cengage Learning Logo. (PRNewsFoto/Cengage Learning)

Aug 27, 2014

11:36 ET

Aug 27, 2014

11:17 ET

Free-roaming, wild horses in Utah. (PRNewsFoto/jennifermaharry.com)

Aug 27, 2014

10:00 ET

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