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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...

May 07, 2015, 12:00 ET

Purina Cat Chow Honors Shelter Volunteer of The Year Contest Winner, Donates Nearly $100,000 To 50 Shelters Nationwide, Including $25,000 Shelter Renovation For Winning Volunteer

 For more than 10 years, Liz Taranda has volunteered thousands of hours toward helping cats at the Clifton Animal Shelter in N.J. feel...

May 04, 2015, 15:03 ET

Canada's Pawed Protectors Save Human Lives

Four valiant dogs inducted into the 47th Annual Purina Animal Hall of Fame TORONTO, May 4, 2015 /CNW/ - If you have ever doubted an animal's...

Apr 07, 2015, 12:48 ET

Purina Pro Plan Named Official Performance Dog Food of DU

 Tails, prepare to wag. Nestle Purina PetCare Company and Ducks Unlimited (DU) today announced a new sponsorship agreement making Purina Pro...

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,...

Feb 18, 2015, 09:48 ET
2015 Best in Show winner Miss P, a Beagle, celebrates her victory following the 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 17, 2015, at Madison Square Garden. Miss P is the ninth consecutive Best in Show winner to be fueled by Purina Pro Plan.

Purina Pro Plan Fuels Canine Champion To Victory, Celebrates 'Nine Of Nine' With Westminster Best In Show Winner 'Miss P'

For the ninth straight year, the Best in Show winner at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is a Purina Pro Plan fed dog. The streak continued...

Feb 12, 2015, 10:23 ET
2014 Best in Show winner Sky, a Wire Fox Terrier, poses with his trophy following the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 11, 2014. Sky was the eighth consecutive Best in Show winner to be fueled by Purina Pro Plan, the show's presenting sponsor. The brand is seeking its ninth Purina Pro Plan-fed winner as the competition returns to Madison Square Garden on February 16 and 17, 2015.

Purina Pro Plan Returns As Presenting Sponsor of the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

 Months of training and preparation will be on display once again as top dogs from across the nation return to New York City on February 16 and...

Feb 09, 2015, 08:10 ET
Big Daddy and Senor Chewy prepare to march in the 2015 Beggin' Pet Parade

Throwing Treats And Beads At The 22nd Annual Beggin' Pet Parade

 St. Louis is home to one-of-a-kind Mardi Gras traditions that can't be found in New Orleans, including the Beggin' Pet Parade. On Sunday,...

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 26, 2014, 13:00 ET

"The National Dog Show Presented By Purina®" Will Introduce 2 New Breeds Thanksgiving Day

 The National Dog Show Presented by Purina® will introduce two new American Kennel Club (AKC) breeds – the Coton de Tulear and 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...

Oct 28, 2014, 07:32 ET
Nestle Purina announced today a personalized approach to dog food with the recent launch of Just Right by Purina. This approach combines a dog owner's first-hand knowledge of their pet with Purina's proven nutritional expertise to create a personalized feeding experience for individual dogs.

Purina Launches A Personalized Dog Food To Help Support Individual Dog's Unique Nutritional Needs

 Nestlé Purina announced today a personalized approach to dog food with the recent launch of Just Right by Purina. This approach...

Oct 15, 2014, 13:00 ET
Purina Hosts Better With Pets Summit (PRNewsFoto/Purina)

Purina's Better With Pets Summit Brings Leading Scientists and Pet Experts Together to Showcase How Innovations are Enhancing Relationships Between People and Pets

 Featuring a noted cancer researcher, animal behaviorists and a 14-year-old entrepreneur who developed a new product to ease pets' separation...

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...

Aug 18, 2014, 19:45 ET
Nestle Purina Discovers Breakthroughs to Help Aging Pets Sustain Brain Health (PRNewsFoto/Nestle Purina)

Nutritional Breakthroughs Help Pets Sustain Brain Health As They Grow Older, Nestle Purina Research Finds

Nestle Purina, a global leader in the pet care industry, announced today that company scientists have developed new food solutions for middle-aged...

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 (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 23, 2014, 18:21 ET
Richard Blais with the Fancy Feast cat at the launch of Fancy Feast® Broths (PRNewsFoto/Purina Fancy Feast)

Celebrity Chef Richard Blais Aims To Wow The Iconic Fancy Feast Cat In His Toughest Challenge Yet

Every cat owner knows how difficult it can be to impress their furry feline. Taking on one of his toughest challenges, celebrity chef, restaurateur...