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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...

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...

Jun 16, 2014, 10:39 ET
Purina Pro Plan's #MyGreatCat social campaign encourages cat owners to share the unique, inherent greatness of their cats through photos and videos. For every post that includes the hashtag #MyGreatCat, Purina Pro Plan will donate one pound of its cat food, up to 50,000 pounds, to cat rescue groups through the Rally to Rescue network. (PRNewsFoto/Purina Pro Plan)

What's So Great About A Cat? 19-Year-Old Photographer Jessica Trinh Embarks On Photo Journey To Find Out

 What's so great about a cat? Is it her athleticism? Her independence? Her curiosity? Purina® Pro Plan® knows that every cat has a...

Jun 12, 2014, 08:33 ET

Small Town Dog Lovers Star in National Online Video Series

Maintaining a healthy diet can help us not only feel good on the inside, but look great on the outside. The same goes for our dogs. To demonstrate...

May 19, 2014, 10:46 ET
Purina(r) Dog Chow(r) Light & Healthy.  (PRNewsFoto/Purina Dog Chow)

Survey Suggests Dog Owners Need Help Addressing A Weighty Issue Plaguing Our Pets

While dogs are considered man's best friend, a recent survey* revealed many owners may struggle with how to best care for their pudgy pooches....

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...

Apr 24, 2014, 10:32 ET
Cat lounges by the window at the new Cat Cafe by Purina ONE in New York. (PRNewsFoto/Purina ONE)

America's First Cat Cafe Now Open In New York

Purina ONE today opened the first ever Cat Cafe in America, bringing the feline phenomenon already popular in Europe and Asia to the states. At the...

Apr 21, 2014, 06:00 ET
Carrie Ann Inaba partnered with Purina ONE to help educate cat owners everywhere about cat health and well-being. She had her cat, Blizzard, join the 28 Day Challenge by switching her food to a dry formula and saw visibly healthier changes in her cat. Ms. Inaba will be in New York City on April 23 and 24 to help open the Cat Cafe by Purina ONE - an event where cat owners can mingle with cats and learn about cat health.  (PRNewsFoto/Purina ONE)

America's First Cat Cafe Opens In New York City

 Purina ONE is building on the feline phenomenon already popular in Europe and Asia to open the first ever Cat Cafe in America. Patrons can sip...

Apr 08, 2014, 08:00 ET
Take the Purina Cat Chow "Why Weight?" pledge and assess your cat's weight today. #whyweightpledge.  (PRNewsFoto/Purina Cat Chow)

Latest Stats Show More Than 50 Million Overweight U.S. Cats: Purina® Cat Chow® "Why Weight?" Pledge Encourages Cat Owners To Check Their Cats For Extra Weight

 As a cat owner, you know almost everything about your cat, from her favorite napping spot to playtime preferences. But her extra weight may...

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...

Feb 12, 2014, 16:29 ET
Purina Pro Plan.  (PRNewsFoto/Purina Pro Plan)

Purina Pro Plan Celebrates 'Eight for Eight,' Fuels 2014 Westminster 'Best in Show' Winner, Sky

For the eighth year in a row, Purina Pro Plan is the dog food of choice for the Best in Show winner at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show....

Jan 30, 2014, 15:14 ET
Purina Pro Plan.  (PRNewsFoto/Purina Pro Plan)

Man vs. Dog - Who's The Better Athlete? New York Football Champion Eli Manning Goes Head-to-head With Top Dogs In "Purina Pro Plan MANning vs. DOG Challenge"

Dogs are natural athletes with the ability to rival some of the world's top performing humans. For example, world-champion sprinter Usain Bolt,...

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 26, 2013, 16:29 ET

Elite Competition, New Breeds and More in National Dog Show Presented by Purina® Thanksgiving Day on NBC Following Macy's Parade

Holiday TV Special, Hosted by John O'Hurley & David Frei, Also Airing Saturday Night in Primetime on NBC  The NBC special "The...

Nov 25, 2013, 12:13 ET

John O'Hurley's New Book, The Perfect Dog, Going to 170 U.S. Ronald McDonald Houses in Holiday Donation by Purina & Penguin Books

John O'Hurley's newly-released children's book, The Perfect Dog (Grosset & Dunlap; October 31, 2013; Ages 3 and up), is being distributed to...

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...