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Jun 08, 2015, 10:00 ET
"I Stand Behind Beneful" Campaign Showcases Purina Pride.

"I Stand Behind Beneful" Advertising Campaign Showcases Purina Pride

 Purina today launched a new national campaign featuring the men and women who proudly make Beneful® Brand Dog Food, talking about why...

May 19, 2015, 09:00 ET
Beggin' brand dog snacks is searching for the next Pup Star! Submit a high-resolution photo of your, hilarious and down-right cute dog to Beggin' for a spot on millions of Beggin' packages.

Beggin' Brand Dog Snacks Launches National Pup Star Search

 Dog owners share photos of their beloved pooches all the time across all social media channels. Understanding the Internet's obsession with...

May 07, 2015, 14:12 ET

Purina: A Year to the Day after Being Sued, Blue Buffalo Finally Admits By-Product Meal in a "Substantial" and "Material" Portion of their Pet Food

Purina issued the following response to Blue Buffalo's admission in court yesterday that a "substantial" and "material" portion of Blue Buffalo pet...

Mar 04, 2015, 12:30 ET
Purina(R) and Ecologic Brands are reshaping sustainable packaging with the introduction of new Purina(R) Pro Plan(R) Renew(TM) Premium Cat Litter. Purina Pro Plan Renew features 100 percent natural corncob and cedar litter inside and a first-of-its-kind recycled and recyclable molded pulp shell jug that contains zero plastic. The unique jug was designed in partnership with eco-packaging pioneer, Ecologic Brands. Pro Plan Renew is available nationwide at PetSmart in two varieties - Unscented and Natural Balsam Wood Scent.

Purina® and Ecologic Brands Reshape Sustainable Packaging with First-Ever Molded Paper Litter Jug

Purina® Pro Plan®, known for offering advanced nutrition for dogs and cats, is expanding beyond the food bowl and into the litter box...

Feb 24, 2015, 07:00 ET

Kate Walsh Joins Purina Cat Chow To Recognize Cat Shelter Volunteers; Brand To Donate Nearly $100,000 Among 50 Shelters Nationwide

Every animal shelter has that volunteer – the one who cleans the visiting rooms, goes door-to-door collecting blankets from the community,...

Dec 10, 2014, 09:50 ET
Nestle Purina PetCare Company Honored as One of the Top Three Best Places to Work in the U.S. in 2015 with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award

Nestle Purina PetCare Company Honored As One Of The Top Three Best Places To Work In The U.S. In 2015 With A Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award

 Nestle Purina PetCare Company has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2015 in the...

Nov 04, 2014, 12:51 ET
W. Patrick McGinnis

Nestle Purina Announces Leadership Transition: W. Patrick McGinnis Named Non-Executive Chairman, To Be Succeeded By Joseph R. Sivewright as CEO

 Nestle Purina PetCare today announced that effective January 1, 2015, W. Patrick McGinnis will transition from his position as Chief...

Sep 19, 2014, 10:00 ET

Purina Expands Claims Of False Advertising Against Blue Buffalo To Include Pet Treats And Cat Litter

 Amid continued questions about the honesty of Blue Buffalo's advertising practices, Nestle Purina PetCare Company (Purina) last night...

Aug 20, 2014, 08:54 ET
Canine rehabilitation therapist and veterinarian Dr. Jennell Appel demonstrates stretching techniques for canine athletes at the 2014 Purina Sporting Dog Summit held in July at the Purina Event Center in Gray Summit, Missouri. Elite trainers and handlers of high-performance sporting dogs came from across the country to learn about training and conditioning, injury prevention and recognition, and nutritional strategies to optimize performance from top researchers and veterinarians. (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare)

Purina Shares Expertise on 'Achieving a Performance Edge'

 Some of the country's top dog handlers and trainers, as well as sporting dog journalists, recently were treated to tips on ways to enhance...

Jul 30, 2014, 10:30 ET
Purina(R) brings new natural dog and cat food options to the pet food aisle with Purina(R) Beyond.(R) For more information, visit www.BeyondPetFood.com. (Source: Purina Beyond) (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

Purina® Brings New Natural Dog And Cat Food Options To The Pet Food Aisle With Purina® Beyond®

 Nestle Purina® PetCare Company (Purina) is giving pet owners a new natural pet food option for their four-legged friends called...

Jul 10, 2014, 10:05 ET

Mandy Moore Joins Purina Cat Chow To Support Cat-Focused Shelters Nationwide Through Renovations, Nutrition And Adoption Effort With Donation Totaling Up To $325,000

 Every cat has a tale and for many, it starts at a shelter. All cats deserve a forever home where they can greet their owners at the door, bask...

May 06, 2014, 10:57 ET

Purina Sues Blue Buffalo For False Advertising And Disparagement

 Nestle Purina PetCare Company (Purina) today announced that it has filed a lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis against The Blue Buffalo...

May 02, 2014, 09:34 ET
Nestle Purina is kicking off National Pet Month in May by launching the Paw It Forward movement, an online sweepstakes that will give away coupons for free Purina products, totaling $100,000, as well as raise donations for Adopt-A-Pet, subject to a minimum of $30,000 and maximum of $50,000. (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina)

Nestle Purina and Actress Jordana Brewster Team Up to Launch Paw It Forward Movement During National Pet Month

Nestle Purina is teaming up with actress and pet lover Jordana Brewster, star of the Fast & Furious movie series and TNT's Dallas, to kick off...

Feb 24, 2014, 15:40 ET
Andy Cohen greets a dog during the 2014 Beggin' Pet Parade in St. Louis on 2/23.  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

Marching To The Beat Of Bacon At The 21st Annual Beggin' Pet Parade

 What makes an ordinary parade extraordinary? Bacon! This was displayed on Sunday at the 21st annual Beggin'® Pet Parade when thousands of...

Dec 11, 2013, 10:00 ET
Logo: Glassdoor Employees' Choice Best Places to Work 2014.  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

Nestle Purina Petcare Company Honored As One Of The Top Ten Best Places To Work In 2014, A Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award

 Nestle Purina PetCare Company has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, recognizing the 50 Best Places to Work in 2014....

Nov 21, 2013, 12:30 ET
Beth Stern at Purina's "Better With Pets" Summit.  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

Purina Hosts First-Ever Better With Pets Summit to Showcase Positive Relationships Between People and Pets

 Purina hosted the first-ever Better With Pets Summit on Nov. 19, bringing together remarkable thinkers from a wide spectrum of culture to...

Nov 04, 2013, 11:03 ET

Ontario Veterinary College launches Keep Cancer On A Leash campaign featuring must-see music video ("We Could Be Heroes") performed by all-canine cast in support of pet cancer treatment and research

CANCER KILLS ONE IN FOUR DOGS - CANADIAN PET CANCER RESEARCH FINDS NEW INSIGHTS WHICH MAY ALSO BENEFIT HUMAN CANCER CARE GUELPH, ON, Nov. 4,...

Aug 30, 2013, 10:24 ET
Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food.  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare)

Nestle Purina Voluntarily Recalls Limited Number of Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food Bags Due to a Potential Health Risk

 Nestle Purina PetCare Company (NPPC) is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5-pound bags of its Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat...

Jul 15, 2013, 15:00 ET

Nestle Purina completes acquisition of Petfinder

 Nestle Purina PetCare Company today announced it has completed the acquisition of Petfinder, the largest online pet adoption website, from...

Jun 05, 2013, 11:00 ET
"PICK ME" - Julie VanMater, Designer at Nestle Purina, holds an adoptable kitten at Animal House, a participating Petfinder shelter, during a Nestle Purina makeover of the facility.  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

Nestle Purina PetCare Company To Acquire Petfinder

   Nestle Purina PetCare Company today announced that it has signed a Purchase Agreement to buy Petfinder, the largest on-line pet...