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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Sep 08, 2017, 20:09 ET AVMA aids people and animals facing the destructive forces of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Western wildfires

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has taken several steps to help people and animals affected by Mother Nature's recent...


Sep 08, 2017, 15:52 ET The 12th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Gets Ready to Make a Splash

With summertime nearing its close, west-coast canines wouldn't dream of missing the singular event of the beach season – Helen Woodward Animal...


Sep 08, 2017, 12:31 ET The Stars Align for Cat Lovers; Purina and PetSmart Team Up to Help Consumers 'Save a Fortune'

Trying to read the mind of a finicky cat is frustrating, especially when it comes to food preferences. To help consumers save time and money on...


Sep 08, 2017, 11:16 ET Dogtopia Hosts System-Wide Fundraiser Benefiting Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

As Texas continues its rebuilding efforts from the tragic devastation of Hurricane Harvey, Dogtopia, the nation's leading dog daycare center, will...


Sep 07, 2017, 18:34 ET Global Market Study on Animal Wound Care: North America to Remain the Largest Regional Market Through 2025

Research Methodology Our robust research methodology has helped us create another insightful and comprehensive report titled 'Animal Wound Care...


Sep 07, 2017, 12:18 ET Pet Supplies Plus Announces Nationwide Plan to Support Pet Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Pet Supplies Plus has announced it will join the national movement to help the beloved pets and lost animals of Houston, Texas, in the aftermath of...


Sep 07, 2017, 10:42 ET Ed Kunzelman Named 2017 Pet Age Icon

Petland founder and chairman Ed Kunzelman has been acknowledged as a 2017 ICON winner by PetAge magazine. Pet Age ICON awards honors pet industry...


Sep 07, 2017, 09:23 ET Wallis Annenberg PetSpace Announces Launch Of "Animal Matters," A Public Lecture Series On The Science Of The Human-Animal Bond

The Wallis Annenberg PetSpace™ today announced the launch of its public workshop series "Animal Matters," featuring top experts in human-animal...


Sep 07, 2017, 09:08 ET The 3Rs Horse Rescue Centre - Gatehouse of Fleet are Looking for Patrons and Fundraisers

The 3RsHorseRescueCentre.com is set overlooking the Solway Firth near Gatehouse of Fleet. The 3Rs is owned and run by Susan and Gordan, an...


Sep 07, 2017, 08:52 ET "Foster a Hurricane Pet" Connects Pet Owning Evacuees with Emergency Pet Foster Homes Ahead of Hurricane Irma

Adopt-a-Pet.com, North America's largest non-profit pet adoption website, is urging South Floridians and others evacuating ahead of Hurricane Irma...


Sep 06, 2017, 19:01 ET Hurricane Preparation Tips for Pet Owners, Cat Caregivers in Path of Irma

As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida and the Southeastern United States, Alley Cat Allies, the international advocacy organization dedicated to...


Sep 06, 2017, 16:10 ET Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline Remains Open To Support Customers Affected By Hurricane Irma

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) reminds its customers in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and Florida, as well as all areas in the projected path of...


Sep 06, 2017, 11:34 ET Award-Winning Kriser's Natural Pet Gets Tails Wagging In Vienna, VA On September 9th & 10th

Kriser's Natural Pet, a multi-unit retailer specializing in natural pet food, supplies and grooming, debuts its sixth location in the DMV Metro...


Sep 06, 2017, 10:00 ET Treat Goals: The GREENIES™ Brand Introduces Pumpkin Spice Flavored Dog Treats

Beginning this September, pet parents will have a new way to make caring for their four-legged friends more fun with the introduction of GREENIES™...


Sep 06, 2017, 09:15 ET NSM Insurance Group Enters Pet Insurance Marketplace With 4Paws Insurance

NSM Insurance Group, the national leader of industry-specific insurance program administration, announced today that it has launched a new pet...


Sep 06, 2017, 09:06 ET AVMA creates Pet Evacuation Kit for those in path of Hurricane Irma

With Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has developed a Pet Evacuation Kit to help those in...


Sep 06, 2017, 09:00 ET America's Largest Chicken Association Rolls Out Industry-Wide Standards for Broiler Chicken Welfare

The National Chicken Council (NCC), the United States' oldest and largest national association representing the U.S. broiler chicken industry...


Sep 06, 2017, 07:30 ET Camp Bow Wow Inspires Consumers to #GiveAFetch through New Campaign

Camp Bow Wow®, the nation's largest Doggy Day Care and Boarding franchise and leader in the pet industry, is getting tails wagging across the...


Sep 06, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco Adds NFL Lineman Ronnie Stanley to Roster of "Celebrating Adoption" Supporters

Petco today released a new "Celebrating Adoption" video featuring professional football player Ronnie Stanley. The latest video from the series...


Sep 06, 2017, 06:00 ET Cooper Consulting Group Inc. Publishes New Book 'Billion Dollar Kibble - Nutro's Story of Pioneering Among Giants'

Cooper Consulting Group Inc. has just released the new book "Billion Dollar Kibble - Nutro's Story of Pioneering Among Giants." Dr. Christie...


Sep 05, 2017, 16:33 ET Hurricane Irma: Tips to Keep You, Your Family, and Your Pets Safe Before, During, and After the Storm

With the devastating destruction of Hurricane Harvey fresh in their minds, Floridians and others along the eastern seaboard are already battening...


Sep 05, 2017, 16:12 ET Star-Studded "Evening with WildAid" Aims to Raise More than $1.5 Million to Protect Endangered Species and Marine Habitats

WildAid, the global nonprofit organization leading the fight to end the illegal wildlife trade, announced its annual fundraising gala, "An Evening...


Sep 05, 2017, 13:37 ET 4 Tips to Make the Most of Happy, Healthy Cat Month

(Family Features) September can traditionally be a busy month. With summer coming to an end and back-to-school season in full swing, there seems to...


Sep 05, 2017, 13:15 ET MAGDOG Launches the First Magnetic Dog Collar, Harness and Leash + ID System

MAGDOG™ launched today on Kickstarter and introduced the first-ever magnetic attaching dog Collar, Harness and Leash + ID system. The MAGDOG system...


Sep 05, 2017, 12:09 ET $9 Billion U.S. Pet Medications Market Among Strongest Growth Segments in Petcare Industry, says Packaged Facts

U.S. retail sales of pet medications will increase more than 10% over 2016, with sales projected to approach $9 billion by the end of 2017, reveals...