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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Jan 21, 2019, 15:53 ET Marineland Mourns The Passing Of Zeus The Walrus

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Marineland's marine mammal care team is sad to report the passing of Zeus the Walrus, peacefully of natural...


Jan 21, 2019, 05:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Cadillac Fairview Brightens Blue Monday with Pop-Up Dog Parks/

CF to host dog parks at 20 Queen Street W., Toronto Eaton Centre (1 Dundas Street E. and 250 Yonge), Toronto-Dominion Centre, RBC Centre & Simcoe...


Jan 18, 2019, 18:48 ET Jefo to invest 30 M$ in a new production plant

The agribusiness leading company from Saint-Hyacinthe announces the construction of an additional state-of-the-art production plant in 2019...


Jan 18, 2019, 08:00 ET Cadillac Fairview Brightens Blue Monday with Pop-Up Dog Parks

CF to host dog parks at 20 Queen Street W., Toronto Eaton Centre (1 Dundas Street E. and 250 Yonge), Toronto-Dominion Centre, RBC Centre & Simcoe...


Jan 14, 2019, 10:00 ET Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind celebrates thirty-five years of providing mobility and independence to Canadians

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is excited to celebrate its' thirty-fifth anniversary. Incorporated on January 12,...


Jan 14, 2019, 07:00 ET Dixie Brands Announces New President for its Hemp-Infused Pet Wellness Subsidiary Therabis

DENVER, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Dixie Brands Inc. ("Dixie" or "the Company") (CSE: DIXI.U), one of the cannabis industry's leading consumer packaged...


Jan 09, 2019, 09:39 ET Media Advisory - Update on the bovine tuberculosis investigation

OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) technical briefing for an update on the bovine tuberculosis investigation...


Jan 07, 2019, 05:30 ET Know the signs: Tips for recognizing and managing heart disease in dogs

GUELPH, ON, Jan. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The heart is the organ responsible for pumping blood to and from all tissues and organs of the body in most animals. ...


Dec 17, 2018, 06:30 ET The Bone & Biscuit Company Opens First Of Many Locations In Ontario

HAMILTON, ON, Dec. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - The Bone & Biscuit Company, a boutique pet food and supplies retail franchise, announced today the opening of its ...


Dec 10, 2018, 17:11 ET Media advisory - Awareness campaign on the presence of service dogs in Borough businesses

PIERREFONDS-ROXBORO, QC, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Following a situation experienced by one of its citizens, and having at heart the quality of...


Dec 03, 2018, 14:00 ET Species deeply rooted in Canadian culture are at risk

OTTAWA, Dec 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada risks losing some emblematic pieces of the biodiversity puzzle. The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife ...


Nov 30, 2018, 13:45 ET Destruction of Critical Habitat for Threatened Spotted Gar Nets a $7,000 Fine

CHATHAM-KENT, ON, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Following an investigation by fishery officers, two homeowners pleaded guilty in the Ontario Court of Justice ...


Nov 30, 2018, 11:22 ET New DFO App helps protect Ontario waterways from Invasive Species

BURLINGTON, ON, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The Baitfish Primer, a key guide from Fisheries and Oceans Canada that allows recreational fishers to identify...


Nov 30, 2018, 10:18 ET Birth of a polar bear cub at Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien

SAINT-FÉLICIEN, QC, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The female polar bear Aisaqvak gave birth to a cub on Tuesday November 27, 2018. The cub was born...


Nov 28, 2018, 17:08 ET GloFish® Brand of Spectrum Brands Pet LLC Expands Fluorescent Fish Offerings in Canada

GloFish® Brand of Spectrum Brands Pet LLC is introducing a full array of colors for the Tetra species of GloFish® fluorescent fish in major pet...


Nov 27, 2018, 20:26 ET PetVibe Excited to Announce Launch of Crowdfunding Campaign on FrontFundr

Fans and Followers of PetVibe can now become Share Owners and Benefit from North American Expansion VANCOUVER, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - PetVibe, the...


Nov 23, 2018, 14:24 ET CNIB Guide Dogs celebrates first guide dog graduates

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - After months of extensive training, CNIB Guide Dogs is excited to announce the graduation of its inaugural guide dog...


Nov 23, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Come, sit, stay and celebrate CNIB Guide Dogs' first graduating class/

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - After extensive training, our very first guide dogs and their handlers are ready to head out into the world as...


Nov 21, 2018, 14:00 ET The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, November 25 - November 30, 2018

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of...


Nov 20, 2018, 09:00 ET Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Come, sit, stay and celebrate CNIB Guide Dogs' first graduating class

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - After extensive training, our very first guide dogs and their handlers are ready to head out into the world as...


Nov 15, 2018, 11:30 ET YUL Pet Squad: Canine animation takes off at Montréal-Trudeau!

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Passengers at Montréal-Trudeau have been enjoying a new entertaining and soothing experience at the airport...


Nov 15, 2018, 10:20 ET More cats finding homes than ever before

OTTAWA, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Humane Canada has just released its annual Canadian animal shelter statistics report, which measures outcomes at...


Nov 09, 2018, 16:34 ET Purina closure will cost community nearly 90 good jobs

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Nestlé's subsidiary Purina will force at least 87 Canadians out of work when the GTA pet food manufacturer...


Nov 05, 2018, 07:00 ET Give a Homeless Pet the Best Gift of All--a Home for the Holidays

PetSmart Charities® of Canada and Hundreds of Animal Welfare Partners Hope to Help 1,500 Pets Find Homes During National Adoption Weekend, Nov. 9 –...


Nov 05, 2018, 05:30 ET Safely rewarding our pets, without compromising their health and safety

GUELPH, ON, Nov. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Treat rewards often serve as a bonding mechanism for many pet owners and their pets. As early as puppy and...