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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Jun 03, 2020, 12:55 ET Marineland Canada Announces Live Birth of a Walrus

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, June 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Marineland's walrus Smooshi delivered a baby calf at Marineland June 1. Mother walruses are fiercely...


May 12, 2020, 07:00 ET Everything You Need To Know About Your Cat or Dog During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Interview Proposal MONTREAL, May 12, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - There are over 3 million cats and dogs in Québec, with one of these pets in half of...


Apr 29, 2020, 16:11 ET Name the Puppy 2020: Announcing the winners

INNISFAIL, AB, April 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Name the Puppy contest. The...


Apr 24, 2020, 11:03 ET BioChek Acquires BIOTECON, Creates Leading Global Player in Veterinary and Food Safety Solutions

BioChek, the specialist company to offer innovative and user-friendly veterinary diagnostic tools, today announced the successful acquisition of...


Apr 23, 2020, 16:33 ET Vote for Humane Kind - Supporting Pet Shelters In Need

Canadian pet nutrition company donating $50,000 to relieve local pet shelters during the pandemic crisis. ELMIRA, ON, April 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Nutram...


Apr 22, 2020, 09:00 ET Kubota Canada Ltd. Introduces the Grow Stronger Initiative

MARKHAM, ON, April 22, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Kubota Canada Ltd. (KCL) is elated to announce the Grow Stronger initiative with its first partner, Topsy...


Apr 21, 2020, 07:00 ET RobotShop and PurrSong Announce Distribution Exclusivity for LavvieBot S Automatic Litter Box

RobotShop.com, the world's leading robot store for all your robotic needs, announces today that it has partnered with PurrSong, Inc., maker of the...


Apr 20, 2020, 12:00 ET United Raw Pet Foods Inc. Announces Special Promotional Campaign Involving Four of its Industry-leading Frozen Raw Pet Food Brands

Majority-owned subsidiary of Dane Creek Capital Corp. aims to provide support for both pet specialty retailers and pet owners during the current...


Apr 20, 2020, 07:30 ET IDEXX Makes Pet Test for COVID-19 Virus Available to Veterinarians

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), a global leader in veterinary diagnostics and software, today announced the availability of the IDEXX...


Apr 16, 2020, 10:01 ET Petplan Launches North American Effort To Ensure Pet Parents Have A "Pet Plan" During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Given recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Petplan, the pet insurance provider with the most comprehensive...


Apr 10, 2020, 07:04 ET Open Farm Pet Food Provides One Month of Unlimited Free Therapy Sessions in Partnership with BetterHelp

It is shown that animal-human interactions reduce anxiety, depression, and loneliness 1. In these uncertain times, Open Farm Pet Food wants to be...


Apr 08, 2020, 09:30 ET Zoetis Acquires Performance Livestock Analytics to Expand Its Digital and Data Analytics Offering to Livestock Producers

Addition of innovative digital solutions and data analytics expertise help accelerate progress in precision livestock farming PARSIPPANY, NJ and...


Apr 02, 2020, 10:42 ET United Raw Pet Foods Announces Permanent Pay Increases for Employees of its Four Frozen Raw Pet Food Manufacturing Facilities in Canada

Majority-owned subsidiary of Dane Creek Capital Corp. ('Dane Creek') looks to reward employees on the front lines of its operations during the...


Apr 01, 2020, 03:23 ET EW Nutrition Launches Industry-leading Webinar Series With Topical Antimicrobial Resistance Twin Sessions

Yesterday, German-based company EW Nutrition took a first step toward serving the animal production industry in these challenging times. The in-feed...


Mar 31, 2020, 08:00 ET NewLeaf Brands Launches COVID-19 Relief Initiative for Laid-off Workers, and Sale of up to 50% Off on All Online Purchases at WeAreKured.com

NewLeaf Brands Inc. (CSE: NLB) (OTC: NLBIF) (FSE: 0NF) ("NewLeaf Brands" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its partnership with Herbfluence,...


Mar 30, 2020, 08:00 ET Pet Valu Offers New Purchasing Options, Limits In-Store Customers and Updates Store Hours

Pet Valu, considered an essential service, announces new store operations, including phone orders to ensure safety of its community MARKHAM, ON,...


Mar 26, 2020, 15:07 ET Dane Creek Capital Corp. Announces the Acquisition of Tollden Farms Inc.

Leading Canadian producer of raw pet food becomes the fifth manufacturer in Canada to join the Dane Creek Capital Corp. family of pet food companies. ...


Mar 23, 2020, 12:04 ET World Animal Protection Calls for International Ban on Wildlife Trade Due to COVID-19

TORONTO, March 23, 2020 /CNW/ - They are one of the most misunderstood creatures on the planet and considered Africa's most legally traded live...


Mar 19, 2020, 10:04 ET PetSmart Charities® commits up to $1 million in support of animal welfare across North America amid coronavirus pandemic

Funds will assist animal welfare organizations and pet parents in areas highly affected by COVID-19 BURLINGTON, ON, March 19, 2020 /CNW/ -...


Mar 17, 2020, 20:59 ET PIJAC Canada Urges Government to Allow Pet Stores to Remain Open

OTTAWA, March 17, 2020 /CNW/ - As the world is battling an unprecedented situation, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council of Canada (PIJAC Canada)...


Mar 13, 2020, 07:30 ET Leading Veterinary Diagnostic Company Sees No COVID-19 Cases in Pets

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), a global leader in veterinary diagnostics and software, today announced that the company has seen no...


Mar 11, 2020, 18:37 ET Romania Animal Rescue's New Video Finds That 2.5 Million Dogs And Countless Cats Are At Risk Of Starvation

Traveling across Eastern Europe, stray dogs are a common sight in many towns and cities. None more so than Romania, where they are somewhat of an...


Mar 09, 2020, 08:00 ET FlightHub and JustFly Discuss Pet Friendly Travel

MONTREAL, March 9, 2020 /CNW/ - For dedicated pet owners, travel can be tough. It's certainly normal to feel a degree of guilt for leaving one's...


Mar 04, 2020, 10:00 ET Toronto Zoo and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization partner to conserve native bat populations in Ontario

TORONTO, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - The Toronto Zoo's Native Bat Conservation Program (NBCP) and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) are...


Mar 03, 2020, 01:00 ET World Sensation: The Spix's Macaw Is Back

Just in time for this year's World Wildlife Day, today, 52 Spix's Macaw parrots, 49 from the ACTP headquarters in Berlin, 3 from Pairi Daiza in...