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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...

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...

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...

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...

Feb 04, 2013, 17:03 ET
Thousands of costumed pets marched in the 20th Beggin'(R) Pet Parade Sunday, Feb. 3.  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

Thousands of Dogs and Owners Paraded Through St. Louis at the 20th Annual Beggin'® Pet Parade

There was much more to watch and celebrate yesterday than the big game. Thousands of football-themed costumed pets and their owners took to the...

Dec 21, 2012, 10:43 ET
Tidy Cats Launches Pure Nature Litter with Michael Bolton in Funny or Die Video.  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

Tidy Cats® Celebrates Pure Nature(TM) Product Launch with Funny Or Die Video Featuring Michael Bolton

 Tidy Cats® Pure Nature™ along with Funny Or Die have released a world premiere video starring iconic singer-songwriter...

Nov 15, 2012, 15:46 ET
"Oskar's First Toys" wins grand prize at first ever "The Friskies".  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

And "The Friskies" Award for Best New Internet Cat Video of 2012 Goes To...

The finalists' videos ranged from simple stories of cats' playtime antics to complex stories about cats' creative imaginations, but in the end,...

Nov 12, 2012, 10:17 ET
Pudding who rescued his owner from a diabetic seizure has been named the grand-prize winner in the Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue "Tales of Greatness" Story Contest.  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

Cat's Lifesaving Efforts Win Nationwide Pet Rescue Contest

A shelter cat named Pudding who rescued his owner from a diabetic seizure has been named the grand prize winner in the Purina® Pro Plan®...

Oct 02, 2012, 14:23 ET

Purina® Pro Plan® Rally to Rescue® Announces Finalists In National Contest Celebrating Tales Of Rescue Pets Achieving Greatness

Rescue pets can reach their full potential if just given the opportunity. Four rescue pets have been selected as finalists in the "Tales of...

Sep 17, 2012, 10:00 ET

Purina® Pro Plan® Invites Pet Lovers To Vote On America's Greatest Dogs

 A tetherball playing Retriever, a skateboarding Bulldog, and a kennel club champion;  these are just some of the finalists in the...

Sep 12, 2012, 10:00 ET

Friskies® Presents "The Friskies:" The Search for the Next Great Original Internet Cat Video

 Many great art forms have awards for the best new work created each year. Films have the Oscars®.  TV shows have the Emmys®....

Aug 29, 2012, 11:00 ET
Be Happy is a new pet food brand by Nestle Purina PetCare Company that celebrates happiness as a way of seeing the world. The brand has infused that philosophy into the packaging for its 100 percent complete and balanced dry dog and cat food varieties, and into its social media properties, including its Facebook page  and mobile photo app.  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

New Purina® Be Happy™ Dog And Cat Food Brand Launches With Feel-Good Philosophy

 Watching a dog chase its tail or a cat soak up the sun reminds us that there's more good in the world than not, if you just know where to...

May 01, 2012, 07:40 ET
Beneful(R) brand dog food is kicking off a month of PLAY, with the introduction of larger-than-life interactive digital billboards, in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and St. Louis. The billboards will feature a virtual world inhabited by fun-loving, frolicking dogs who want nothing more than to play fetch with commuters. To celebrate the billboard's launch, and to inspire New Yorkers to unleash their carefree inner child, Beneful is celebrating PLAY Day on May Day in Manhattan on May 1, 2012 at Columbus Circle subway station. To learn more about Beneful and how to PLAY, visit www.Facebook.com/Beneful.  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

Beneful® Unleashes PLAY Where It's Least Expected . . . in a New York City Subway Station

 Fun. Carefree. Playful. These are not words typically used to describe the daily commute for millions of Americans.  However, during the...

Apr 19, 2012, 17:27 ET

PurinaCare® Announces Partners in Wellness for Veterinarians

Nestle Purina PetCare Company's subsidiary,  PurinaCare® Insurance Services Inc. and IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. announce a collaborative...

Feb 13, 2012, 12:01 ET
Costumed dogs celebrated at the Beggin'(R) Pet Parade Feb. 12, 2012 in St. Louis.  (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina PetCare Company)

Dogs and Owners Celebrate Their Love for the Smell of Bacon at the 19th Annual Beggin'® Pet Parade

 Love was in the air this weekend in St. Louis…and it smelled like bacon! On Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, thousands of well-dressed dogs and...