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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Aug 17, 2018, 08:14 ETHill's Pet Nutrition Puts Spotlight On Pet Adoption Through National Support Of NBC And Telemundo Owned Stations' Clear The Shelters Campaign On August 18

Hill's Pet Nutrition, a global leader in premium pet nutrition, is a proud national sponsor of the fourth annual Clear the Shelters™ pet adoption...


Aug 17, 2018, 06:30 ETFeed Acidifiers Market Worth $3.50 Billion by 2023

According to a new market research report "Feed Acidifiers Market by Type (Propionic Acid, Formic Acid, Lactic Acid, Citric Acid, Sorbic Acid, Malic...


Aug 16, 2018, 14:37 ETAmerican Humane and Chicken Soup for the Soul Pet Food Deliver 6-1/2 Tons of Love to Animals in Need

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, and Chicken Soup for the Soul Pet Food today delivered six and a half tons (13,000 ...


Aug 16, 2018, 11:34 ET5 Tips for Keeping Your Cat Happy and Healthy

(Family Features) While the weather may change from summer to fall, your relationship with your feline never goes out of season. Events on the...


Aug 16, 2018, 10:09 ETMars Petcare Announces Exclusive Partnership With IMAX® Documentary Superpower Dogs

Mars Petcare, one of the world's leading pet care companies, announced today that it is the exclusive presenting sponsor of Superpower Dogs, an IMAX® ...


Aug 16, 2018, 08:30 ETAll for Saving Lives: Petco Foundation and the Human Animal Bond Research Institute Announce Campaign Centered on the Life-Changing Impact of Pets!

This Saturday, the Petco Foundation kicks off their annual "All for Saving Lives" campaign to celebrate the life-changing effect of pets in our lives ...


Aug 16, 2018, 08:01 ETFor the 2nd Time, Camp Run-A-Mutt Appears on the Inc. 5000

For the second year in a row, Camp Run-A-Mutt has received the honor of being listed in Inc. magazine's 37th annual Inc. 5000 ranking at number 2682. ...


Aug 15, 2018, 21:23 ETCat Lovers Get Chance To Win A FIAT® 500X Urbana With The "Litter Bit Amazing Game" From World's Best Cat Litter™

World's Best Cat Litter™, the only litter with the concentrated power of corn, is giving its fans the opportunity to use less, get more and win big...


Aug 15, 2018, 13:10 ETStatement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the FDA's new resource guide to support responsible opioid prescribing for pain management in animals

As FDA Commissioner, addressing the opioid epidemic and the misuse and abuse of these drugs remains one of my highest priorities. As we look at...


Aug 15, 2018, 12:48 ETPet Lovers of All Ages are Wild About Bird Feeding, Reports Packaged Facts

A major allure of participating in wild bird feeding as a pastime is that it is a fairly low-maintenance and stress-free activity which can be done...


Aug 15, 2018, 12:30 ETInventHelp Inventor Develops PLAYTIME PROTECTOR (STU-2256)

Two inventors, from Cedar Hills, Utah, thought there should be a fun and safe way to play with a cat, so they invented the PLAYTIME PROTECTOR. The...


Aug 15, 2018, 11:38 ETStratford Pharmaceuticals, LLC Acquired by Eli Global

Eli Global LLC ("Eli") announced that an affiliate has acquired 100 percent of Stratford Pharmaceuticals, LLC / DBA, Stratford Animal Health...


Aug 15, 2018, 11:00 ETBabelBark Finalizes $4.5 Million Series A Financing On Heels Of Major Growth

BabelBark, Inc., a pet related software developer, today announced the completion of its Series A funding with $4.5 million raised on the heels of...


Aug 15, 2018, 10:52 ETCelebrate AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day In Raleigh This September

The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) invites you to celebrate the human-canine bond at the 16th annual flagship AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day in...


Aug 15, 2018, 09:00 ETNestlé Purina commits $1 million to Ducks Unlimited in Iowa to help boost water quality

Ducks Unlimited and Nestlé Purina PetCare Company have partnered to protect and improve 1,600 acres of wetland and grasslands across Iowa over the...


Aug 15, 2018, 08:10 ETAnimal Health Market Size Worth $64.6 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 5.5%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global animal health market size is expected to reach USD 64.6 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., rising at ...


Aug 15, 2018, 08:00 ETChampion Petfoods Building Consumer Marketing Muscle with Onboarding of Three New Agencies

Champion Petfoods, manufacturer of premium pet food brands ORIJEN and ACANA, reached a new phase in the company's ongoing efforts to enhance its...


Aug 15, 2018, 07:30 ETIDEXX Reference Laboratories Significantly Expands Rapid Overnight Service for Thousands of U.S. Veterinary Practices

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), a global leader in veterinary diagnostics and software, today announced that its U.S. reference laboratory...


Aug 14, 2018, 21:25 ETElanco Animal Health Announces Pricing of $2.0 Billion of Senior Notes

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that its subsidiary, Elanco Animal Health Incorporated, has priced a private offering of $2.0...


Aug 14, 2018, 16:09 ETHydro Systems Unveils its Hydro Xtreme Electric Diaphragm Pump

Dover's Hydro Systems (NYSE: DOV), the world's largest independent manufacturer of chemical proportioning and dispensing systems, introduced Hydro...


Aug 14, 2018, 10:37 ETCannabinoids for Canines: Cornell Paper Published Showing ElleVet Hemp Products Increase Comfort in Dogs with Arthritis

Associate Professor Joseph Wakshlag, with Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, published in Frontiers the findings of the first...


Aug 14, 2018, 08:45 ETSanctuary for Chimpanzees and Orangutans to Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Event in Miami, Florida on Nov 10, 2018

The Center for Great Apes, a non-profit sanctuary for chimpanzees and the only orangutan sanctuary in North America, is marking its 25th year of...


Aug 14, 2018, 08:32 ETPetland Celebrates More Than 350 Wishes Granted Through Make-A-Wish®

Petland is proud to celebrate more than 350 wishes granted during its 20-year relationship with Make-A-Wish® America. Safari Stan's Children's...


Aug 14, 2018, 10:53 ETSouthwest Airlines Updates Service Animal Policies

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) today announces changes to its policies for trained service and emotional support animals. The changes are designed ...


Aug 13, 2018, 14:30 ETInventHelp Inventor Develops Bird Feeder Device to Deter Squirrels (POO-363)

An inventor from Tigard, Ore., has developed the SQUIRREL DETERRENT, a bird feeder device that prevents squirrels and other small animals from...