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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Oct 20, 2017, 14:17 ET How One Bale Of Hay Can Save The World

The Gentle Barn has more than 100 animals who eat organic hay at their three locations in California, Tennessee and Missouri. With increasing...


Oct 20, 2017, 13:29 ET Introducing the BLACK+DECKER™ Smart Dog Collar for the Pet You Love

BLACK+DECKER™, global brand leader in power tools, outdoor yard care equipment, and home products, announces the addition of Wagz, Inc. as a new...


Oct 20, 2017, 06:15 ET The Humane Society of the United States collaborates with Emancipet veterinary clinic in Houston to offer free services to owned animals affected by Hurricane Harvey

Generous funding from the Alex and Elisabeth Lewyt Trust has enabled The Humane Society of the United States to collaborate with Emancipet, a...


Oct 19, 2017, 12:12 ET Hill's Pet Nutrition Announces New Animal Planet Web Series "Mission Adoptable"

Just in time for National Adopt a Senior Pet Month in November, Hill's Pet Nutrition is announcing an exciting new partnership with Animal Planet...


Oct 19, 2017, 09:09 ET Displaced Paws Connects Pet Owners Facing Natural Disaster Related Crises with Temporary Foster Homes for Beloved Companion Animals

Adopt-a-Pet.com, North America's largest non-profit pet adoption website, has expanded its emergency pet foster program to California in an effort...


Oct 19, 2017, 07:11 ET Dr. Robert J. Silver, Chief Veterinary Officer of Folium Biosciences, Gives Lecture on "Veterinary Cannabinoid Therapeutics" at the First Annual "Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine Symposium"

Roughly 3-5% of all dogs have genetic epilepsy, and 14 million dogs have some form of arthritis. CBD oil is helping millions of people around the...


Oct 19, 2017, 04:30 ET La vermifugation : un geste santé essentiel expliqué par le laboratoire Elanco pour bien protéger les animaux de compagnie mais aussi la famille

Les vers représentent un danger invisible à l'œil nu à la différence des parasites externes comme les puces et les tiques par exemple. Les...


Oct 18, 2017, 10:48 ET Kriser's Natural Pet Opens Second Arlington, VA Location on October 21st & 22nd

Kriser's Natural Pet, a specialty retailer focused on natural pet food, supplies and grooming, debuts its seventh location in the DMV Metro Area...


Oct 18, 2017, 09:12 ET Always Best Care of Richmond to Host Free Pet Adoption Event for Seniors, Oct. 26

In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Always Best Care of Richmond, in partnership with Brookdale Gayton Terrace and Richmond SPCA, will host a...


Oct 18, 2017, 06:30 ET Link AKC Adds Extra Small Collar And Sport Sleeve Accessory To Product Lineup

Today Link AKC, creators of the Link AKC smart collarä for dogs and 2017 CES "Best of Innovation" winner, announced the launch of two new products...


Oct 17, 2017, 14:12 ET Five Reasons to Become a Volunteer Puppy Raiser

The tiny, furry balls of potential that are bred, born and trained at Southeastern Guide Dogs grow up to be four-legged superheroes that transform...


Oct 17, 2017, 13:15 ET Hologenix, LLC, the manufacturer of Celliant® technology, adds industry veteran Jim Calhoun to board of directors, names Bill Werlin chairman of the board

Hologenix, LLC today announced the appointment of Jim Calhoun to its Board of Directors. Calhoun is former CEO and president of Converse and an...


Oct 17, 2017, 10:00 ET BarksBar Luxury Pet Seat Cover

BarksBar was named to Amazon's Top Rated pet products and pet accessories list, recognizing the top 100 pet accessory and pet product suppliers....


Oct 17, 2017, 09:08 ET Always Best Care of Monroe to Host Free Pet Adoption Event for Seniors Throughout October

In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Always Best Care of Monroe, in partnership with ORVAL and the Humane Society Adoption Center of Monroe will...


Oct 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Subaru of America Aims to Improve Lives of Furry Friends with "Subaru Loves Pets" Initiative in October

This month, Subaru of America, Inc. will host its "Subaru Loves Pets" initiative with the help of the American Society for the Prevention of...


Oct 17, 2017, 09:00 ET AKC National Championship Presented By Royal Canin Tickets On Sale

Tickets are on sale now for the 2017 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, which returns to the Orlando Orange County Convention...


Oct 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Stew Good To Be True: Petcurean Introduces Fresh, Healthy, And Oh-So Tasty Stews And Pâtés For Dogs And Cats In 100 Percent Recyclable Packaging

Known for its high quality premium pet food and commitment to sustainability, Petcurean is expanding its popular NOW FRESH™ line with stew and pâté...


Oct 17, 2017, 08:05 ET Defending the Flock During Migration Season

Don't let continued warm weather fool you…migration season is underway. And with migrating wild birds comes the increased threat of disease for...


Oct 16, 2017, 13:09 ET California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Bill Banning Mill-Bred Dogs, Cats, and Rabbits in Pet Stores

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a monumental bill banning the sale of mill-bred dogs, cats, and rabbits in California pet stores. AB 485 is...


Oct 16, 2017, 13:08 ET Leading Animal Protection Groups Urge USDA to Stop Practice That Keeps Animal Abusers in Business

The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), the Humane Society of the United States...


Oct 16, 2017, 10:34 ET Snow Leopards Wins 2017 Wildlife Publication Award in Book Category

Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, today announced that Snow Leopards, edited by Drs. Thomas...


Oct 16, 2017, 09:30 ET A Galaxy of Human and Animal Stars Team Up for Night of Unforgettable Television

For animal lovers and star gazers, it's television's biggest night of the year….and it's coming soon. Following nearly a million votes by the...


Oct 16, 2017, 07:05 ET VetSurgeon.org: Vets Expose Alternative Medicine as a Trick of the Mind

Veterinary researchers have this month exposed alternative medicine as just a trick of the mind in a new book: No Way To Treat A Friend and a...


Oct 13, 2017, 22:06 ET California Becomes First State in U.S. to Ban Sale of Puppy Mill Dogs in Pet Stores

Local and national animal welfare organizations today commend CA Governor Jerry Brown for signing into law legislation that will prevent the sale...


Oct 13, 2017, 16:05 ET Aratana Therapeutics Announces Launch of ENTYCE® (capromorelin oral solution)

Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on the licensing, development and commercialization of innovative pet...