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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Feb 07, 2017, 11:38 ET New Research Reveals Powerful Health Benefits of Dog Companionship

Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), in collaboration with Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine,...


Feb 07, 2017, 10:00 ET IAMS™ Cat Launches New IAMS ORAL CARE COMPLETE™ Proactive Health™ Cat Food

This National Pet Dental Month, IAMS™ Brand is tackling the number one health issue[1] cats face today – oral care – with the launch of IAMS ORAL...


Feb 07, 2017, 09:07 ET Nebraska's Top Youth Volunteers Of 2017 Selected By National Program

Mary Degraff, 17, of Plattsmouth and Ella Alberts, 12, of Omaha today were named Nebraska's top two youth volunteers of 2017 by The Prudential...


Feb 07, 2017, 09:05 ET WHIMZEES Natural Dental Chews Joins the WellPet Family of Brands for a Fresh, Fun Start to 2017

WellPet LLC, the number-one independent, family-owned natural pet food company, announced today the newest addition to its family of brands:...


Feb 07, 2017, 09:00 ET Your Pet Will Agree That Every Meal Should Be a Feast

Knowing that millions of pets in the United States may not be getting the nutrients they need for long, healthy lives, Frazzle Pets is pleased to...


Feb 07, 2017, 08:40 ET VIN Foundation Launches Student Debt Center

The VIN Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing tools and resources to support veterinary students and veterinarians throughout their careers,...


Feb 07, 2017, 08:00 ET Winery Trains Puppy to Do Two Very Different Jobs

Honig Vineyard and Winery, in Rutherford, CA is proud to announce that they have hired a new four-legged employee: A golden lab named Honey, who...


Feb 07, 2017, 03:05 ET WHIMZEES natuurlijke dental chews worden toegevoegd aan WellPet-merken voor frisse, leuke start van 2017

WellPet LLC, het toonaangevende, onafhankelijke familiebedrijf voor huisdiervoer, heeft vandaag de nieuwste aanvulling op diens...


Feb 06, 2017, 15:07 ET IFAW statement on USDA Animal Welfare Act online database removal

Last Friday afternoon, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service quietly deleted the Animal Welfare Act...


Feb 06, 2017, 12:46 ET Petland Reacts to USDA Decision

As the regulatory agency for the enforcement of the Animal Welfare Act, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides a valuable...


Feb 06, 2017, 10:32 ET GES Africa Conservation Fund (GACF) Urgently Seeking $1,000,000 USD from Financial Donors to Support Critical Anti-Poaching Helicopter Operations to Save Rhinos in Africa

The GES Africa Conservation Fund (GACF) today announced it is seeking financial donors to support anti-poaching helicopter operations to save...


Feb 06, 2017, 10:00 ET Banfield Pet Hospital® And The NAVC® Introduce Veterinary Emerging Topics (VET) Report

Banfield Pet Hospital joined forces with the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) to launch its first annual Veterinary Emerging Topics (VET)...


Feb 06, 2017, 10:00 ET Investigación científica de gran relevancia demuestra que la predicción de la lactancia en curso es más precisa con datos del análisis de leche diario en la línea de leche que con pruebas DHIA mensuales

El análisis diario de leche en la línea de ordeño efectuado con el analizador de leche AfiLab de Afimilk puede ser más útil en predecir la...


Feb 06, 2017, 09:36 ET Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation Chips Away at Dog Meat Trade in Asia With Launch of Proactive Program to Save Stolen Dogs on Their Way to Be Slaughtered; Meets With Local Government

Forward-thinking animal activist and founder of The Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation (AHWF), Marc Ching, has announced that AHWF's Canine...


Feb 06, 2017, 09:14 ET World's Best Cat Litter™ Empowers Fans to Donate Free Litter With Online Voting

World's Best Cat Litter™ is giving cat lovers the power to donate thousands of pounds of litter for free with just one click in its latest round of...


Feb 06, 2017, 09:00 ET Landmark Study Shows Daily In-line Milk Analysis May Predict Future Lactation More Accurately Than Monthly DHIA Testing

Daily in-line milk analysis with the Afimilk's AfiLab milk analyzer may be more useful in predicting a cow's future lactation than monthly DHIA...


Feb 06, 2017, 09:00 ET Kindred Biosciences Receives Early Approval of Effectiveness Technical Section from FDA for Mirataz™ New Animal Drug Application

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


Feb 06, 2017, 08:40 ET Dangerous and Harmful Ammonia Levels in Your Cat's Litter Box Can Now Be Prevented With Lucy Pet Products Cats Incredible™ Cat Litter

A recent study has found a potential health hazard lurking in your cat's litter box from dangerous ammonia fumes. These fumes can cause serious...


Feb 06, 2017, 08:30 ET Entest BioMedical Inc.'s Subsidiary Zander Therapeutics Makes Key Additions to Management Team as the Company Prepares to Move Forward in the $63 Billion Veterinary / Pet Market Niche

Zander Prepares to Move Forward With Development of its Small Molecule Therapies for Treating Animals With Cancer and Autoimmune Disorders Which...


Feb 06, 2017, 08:30 ET Entest BioMedical Inc.'s Subsidiary Zander Therapeutics Makes Key Additions to Management Team as the Company Prepares to Move Forward in the $63 Billion Veterinary / Pet Market Niche

Zander Prepares to Move Forward With Development of its Small Molecule Therapies for Treating Animals With Cancer and Autoimmune Disorders Which...


Feb 06, 2017, 08:26 ET Summit Livestock Facilities introduces Wrap-the-Equipment™: game-changing construction innovations in cage-free egg production

Summit Livestock Facilities, LLC has introduced Wrap-the-Equipment™, a patent-pending facility and construction design approach that is positioned...


Feb 06, 2017, 08:11 ET Petcube's Valentine's Day Survey Reveals People Love Their Pets More Than Their Partners, and Find Pet-Friendliness an Attractive Quality

Pets get more love than some family members and can expect a special gift in more than half of homes this Valentine's Day, according to Petcube,...


Feb 06, 2017, 06:00 ET Estudo prospectivo mostra que análises diárias de leite podem prever futura lactação com mais precisão do que o teste mensal de leite

A análise em tempo real com o AfiLab, analisador de leite da Afimilk, pode ser mais útil para prever a futura lactação de uma vaca do que testes...


Feb 06, 2017, 03:00 ET Une nouvelle étude montre que l'analyse en ligne quotidienne du lait est plus précise et plus décisive que l'analyse mensuelle du contrôle laitier

Une étude sans précédent d'une durée de deux ans portant sur 38 000 vaches Holstein israéliennes a des implications sur la gestion des troupeaux...


Feb 06, 2017, 03:00 ET Investigación científica de gran relevancia demuestra que la predicción de la lactancia en curso es más precisa con datos del análisis de leche diario en la línea de leche que con pruebas DHIA mensuales

Las conclusiones de este estudio, que no tiene precedentes y que fue realizado durante dos años con datos de 38.000 vacas Holstein Israelíes,...