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Aug 15, 2018, 09:00 ET Nestlé 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...


Apr 04, 2018, 10:00 ET Purina's Giving Tops $28 million in 2017 to Help Pets and People in Need

With 2017 being among the most active hurricane seasons in history, countless people and pets were affected by natural disasters last year. Animals...


Mar 21, 2018, 08:15 ET D.C. Startup Wins Pet Care Innovation Prize by Purina

Five pet-focused startups pitched their businesses in Orlando to win the 2017/2018 Pet Care Innovation Prize powered by Purina, and Washington D.C....


Nov 08, 2017, 13:10 ET 2017/2018 Pet Care Innovation Prize Finalists Unveiled

Five pet-focused startups have each won $10,000 and are competing to win the 2017/2018 Pet Care Innovation Prize grand prize. The finalists include a ...


Sep 27, 2017, 10:05 ET Nestlé Purina to create as many as 240 jobs in Hart County, Georgia

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Nestlé Purina PetCare Co. will create as many as 240 new jobs and invest $320 million in a...


Mar 16, 2017, 09:36 ET Purina Farms Visitor Center Re-Opens For The 2017 Season On March 18

The first official day of spring and warmer weather is upon us. Nestlé Purina invites the whole family to plan a visit to Purina Farms for a fun and...


Mar 02, 2017, 07:35 ET Pet-Related Organizations Received more than $31 Million in Support from Purina in 2016

Purina today announced that in 2016 the company donated $31.2 million worth of pet food, pet supplies and monetary contributions to pet-related...


Feb 02, 2017, 11:00 ET ProBowl Makes Dog and Cat Mealtime more Memorable

Imagine what it would be like to have fewer things to remember and worry about – especially when it comes to making sure dogs and cats get the...


Jan 12, 2017, 12:06 ET Middle School Students Learn Valuable Lessons about Pet Care at Nestlé Purina's New Storefront in JA BizTown

Junior Achievement's (JA) St. Louis BizTown is now "pet friendly" thanks to a new Purina storefront where students can learn what it's like to be a...


Dec 21, 2016, 04:31 ET Second Chance Center for Animals Receives $25,000 Grant from Nestlé Purina

Second Chance Center for Animals is expanding its enrichment and training programs for shelter dogs with the opening of its Canine Sports Arena, made ...


Nov 03, 2016, 02:00 ET Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Celebrates Veterans Day with Three-Day Celebration and Highlights Job Opportunities for Veterans

Nestlé Purina is celebrating Veterans Day with three days of military-focused events for Purina associates, spotlighting job opportunities for...


Oct 26, 2016, 11:00 ET Five Pet Care Startups Selected as Pet Care Innovation Prize Finalists

A gaming, learning and social platform for dogs and pet owners. A smart bowl that helps ensure pets get the nutrition they need. Fitness programs for ...


Oct 06, 2016, 09:00 ET Purina & Sports Medicine Veterinarians Collaborate to Help Canine Athletes

Canine athletes are leaping to new heights, running faster times and retrieving with greater endurance, with the help of proper nutrition and new...


Jul 19, 2016, 09:17 ET Tidy Cats® Amps Up Odor Control To Cure Cat Lovers Of Stank Face

As experts in fighting litter box odor, cat litter leader Tidy Cats® today announced the launch of its new public service effort to combat the...


Apr 14, 2016, 09:30 ET Over 20 percent of Nestlé Purina Factories in North America Achieve Zero Waste to Landfill Status

Nestlé Purina today announced that five of its factories in North America – spanning dog food, cat food and litter – have achieved zero waste to...


Feb 17, 2016, 08:28 ET It's Official! Tenth Straight Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show 'Best In Show' Winner 'CJ' Is Fueled By Purina Pro Plan

For the 10th straight year, a Purina® Pro Plan®-fed dog has been named "Best in Show" at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show*. The streak continued...


Jul 09, 2015, 10:27 ET Nestle Purina PetCare Company Increases Apprenticeship & Internship Opportunities with Project Opportunity

Today, Nestlé in the United States and Nestlé Purina PetCare Company launched Project Opportunity, a new career acceleration initiative to help...


Jun 08, 2015, 10:00 ET "I Stand Behind Beneful" Advertising Campaign Showcases Purina Pride

Purina today launched a new national campaign featuring the men and women who proudly make Beneful® Brand Dog Food, talking about why they feed it to ...


May 07, 2015, 02:12 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...


Mar 04, 2015, 12:30 ET 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 with the...


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, fosters...


Nov 04, 2014, 12:51 ET 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 Executive...


Aug 20, 2014, 08:54 ET 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 canine...


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 in a...


Nov 04, 2013, 11:03 ET Ontario Veterinary College launches Keep Cancer On A Leash campaign featuring must-see music video ("We Could Be Heroes") performed by all-canine cast in support of pet cancer treatment and research

CANCER KILLS ONE IN FOUR DOGS - CANADIAN PET CANCER RESEARCH FINDS NEW INSIGHTS WHICH MAY ALSO BENEFIT HUMAN CANCER CARE GUELPH, ON, Nov. 4, 2013...