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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Mar 21, 2019, 06:00 ET Many seafood companies in murky waters when it comes to tackling lost fishing gear

TORONTO, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Ghost gear. It traps, mutilates and kills millions of marine animals each year including, whales dolphins and turtles....


Mar 13, 2019, 14:14 ET The Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories partner on Boreal Caribou Conservation

YELLOWKNIFE, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is protecting and conserving nature and wildlife, an important legacy for future...


Mar 11, 2019, 11:00 ET Historic release bolsters one of Canada's most endangered birds

Conservation collaboration benefits greater sage-grouse For more media materials, please visit:...


Mar 06, 2019, 09:09 ET Somebeachsomewhere: Horse of a Lifetime will premiere Sunday, March 10 on Eastlink Community TV

Atlantic Canada's most decorated race horse of all time 1st non-human to be inducted to the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame Exclusive to Eastlink...


Mar 04, 2019, 14:15 ET Government of Canada congratulates Glooscap First Nation on the acquisition of Yarmouth Bar Fisheries and SeaKist Lobster

GLOOSCAP FIRST NATION, MI'KMAQ TERRITORY, NS, March 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to support...


Mar 04, 2019, 05:00 ET March is National Tick Awareness Month

What is National Tick Awareness Month? GUELPH, ON, March 4, 2019 /CNW/ - This initiative, led by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)...


Feb 28, 2019, 08:00 ET Canopy Growth and Sequential Brands Group Announce Collaboration on CBD Product Development

Martha Stewart to join as advisor on hemp-derived CBD products SMITHS FALLS, ON and NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Canopy Growth Corporation...


Feb 26, 2019, 09:45 ET Conservation Philanthropist Richard A. Corbett Joins the Wild Harvest Initiative® Partnership Alliance

Richard A. "Dick" Corbett commits support to Conservation Visions' Wild Harvest Initiative®, the first serious effort to assess the actual amount,...


Feb 21, 2019, 09:00 ET Petcurean's Dr. Jennifer Adolphe, Named Woman of Influence by Pet Age

The Canadian doctor holds a PhD in companion animal nutrition, is a registered dietitian and Petcurean's Nutrition Manager Dr. Adolphe has published...


Feb 20, 2019, 11:40 ET Government of Canada announces changes to humane transport requirements under the Health of Animals Regulations

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) understands the importance of the health and wellbeing of animals to...


Feb 20, 2019, 11:00 ET Toronto Pearson and St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program Bring Therapy Dogs to YYZ to Enhance the Passenger Experience

Fifteen Therapy Dog Teams Join the Welcome Team Volunteer Program at Canada's Largest Airport TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Toronto Pearson...


Feb 13, 2019, 12:04 ET Name the Puppy 2019: Help the RCMP name their newest puppies

INNISFAIL, AB, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police needs your help to name the next generation of police dogs. The chosen names...


Feb 13, 2019, 11:21 ET Media invitation - Butterflies go free - Explore the History of Evolution at Space for Life

MONTREAL, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Space for Life invites the media to discover this year's Butterflies Go Free event in the main greenhouse at...


Feb 12, 2019, 10:33 ET You Have Questions about Adopting a Pet: We Have Answers

New Adoption Ambassadors in Every PetSmart® Store Make it Easier Than Ever to Adopt a Pet During PetSmart Charities® of Canada's National Adoption...


Feb 11, 2019, 14:10 ET International Fund for Animal Welfare Receives Grant Of Nearly $29,000 From PetSmart Charities® of Canada To Fuel Spay/Neuter Efforts In Remote North

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has received a grant in the amount of $28,980 from PetSmart Charities of Canada to help fuel its...


Feb 07, 2019, 12:15 ET Government of Canada unveils its 2019 plan for protecting North Atlantic right whales

SHIPPAGAN, NB, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Over the past two years, the Government of Canada has put in place measures to protect North Atlantic right...


Feb 04, 2019, 09:29 ET Winnipeg Humane Society selects Petsecure as Exclusive Provider of Trial Pet Health Insurance for Adopters

Six-week trial pet insurance for adopters of pets from WHS WINNIPEG, Feb. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Winnipeg Humane Society and Petsecure, a Canadian owned ...


Feb 04, 2019, 06:00 ET Traffickers exploiting Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet...


Jan 30, 2019, 10:11 ET Media Advisory - Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Musical Ride Annual Open House

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The RCMP's world-famous Musical Ride will be holding its annual Open House. This popular community event is an...


Jan 30, 2019, 08:00 ET GO! SOLUTIONS CARNIVORE™: Meat the New Kibble on the Block

Petcurean unveils new recipes to fuel dogs and cats who require a protein-rich diet CHILLIWACK, BC, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - A growing number of...


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,...