Animals

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Shelter in Place Restrictions Do Not Prohibit Feeding Community Cats

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 2:24pm

"We have read nothing in any of the orders issued by various jurisdictions that prohibit on-going care and feeding of community cats," said Becky Robinson, president and founder of Alley Cat Allies.

Key Points: 
  • "We have read nothing in any of the orders issued by various jurisdictions that prohibit on-going care and feeding of community cats," said Becky Robinson, president and founder of Alley Cat Allies.
  • "To discontinue care and feeding to which the cats have grown accustomed would be to put them in grave danger."
  • Both the CDC and the World Health Organization (WHO) report seeing no evidence thus far of transmission of the novel coronavirus from humans to cats.
  • Alley Cat Allies, headquartered in Bethesda, Md., is the global engine of change for cats.

Pet Litter, Clean-Up, and Odor Control in the US - Market Trends and Opportunities, 2nd Edition

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:45pm

DUBLIN, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Pet Litter, Clean-Up, and Odor Control: U.S. Market Trends and Opportunities, 2nd Edition" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Pet Litter, Clean-Up, and Odor Control: U.S. Market Trends and Opportunities, 2nd Edition" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Today's pet parents are seeking solutions to some of the more demanding aspects of pet ownership, and one of the biggest perennial challenges is how to manage and eliminate pet waste and pet odor.
  • Building on the analysis of the first edition of this report, the publisher's fully updated Pet Litter, Clean-Up, and Odor Control Products: U.S. Market Trends, 2nd Edition analyzes this market in depth, dividing the market into four categories: cat litter and non-durable accessories, puppy/training pads, dog waste bags, and pet clean-up and odor control preparations.
  • The report also features Simmons consumer survey data that profiles pet clean-up purchaser attitudes and product preferences.

Chewy Partners with GreaterGood.org to Provide Essentials to Animal Shelters and Rescues

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 1:00pm

As GreaterGood.org works to support animal shelters and rescues nationwide during the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, Chewys support has been critical," Said Liz Baker, CEO at GreaterGood.org.

Key Points: 
  • As GreaterGood.org works to support animal shelters and rescues nationwide during the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, Chewys support has been critical," Said Liz Baker, CEO at GreaterGood.org.
  • "The unprecedented sheltering crisis that has resulted from the pandemic leaves many animal welfare organizations without basic supplies, and pet food is in especially in high demand.
  • Chewys donations make it possible for many shelters to continue to save pets lives through this difficult time.
  • Chewy is committed to helping shelters and rescues, who provide a valuable and essential service to the health and well-being of animals in communities across the country, during this unprecedented time.

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. Appoints Former Sotheby's CEO, Tad Smith, And ValueAct Capital's Sarah Farrell As New Independent Directors

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 4:09am

Sarah Farrell is an Associate at ValueAct Capital, a San Francisco-based investment firm.

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  • Sarah Farrell is an Associate at ValueAct Capital, a San Francisco-based investment firm.
  • Ms. Farrell joined ValueAct in August 2018, after serving as an analyst in Blackstone's Private Equity group.
  • Lindblad Expeditions works in partnership with National Geographic to inspire people to explore and care about the planet.
  • Natural Habitat's adventures include polar bear tours in Churchill, Canada, Alaskan grizzly bear adventures and African safaris.

Consumers Can Now Connect with American Cattle Producers to Buy USA Beef

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 10:14pm

The Website is a platform for cattle farmers and ranchers to list their farms, ranches, or businesses, along with the type of cattle, beef and beef products they offer direct to consumers.

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  • The Website is a platform for cattle farmers and ranchers to list their farms, ranches, or businesses, along with the type of cattle, beef and beef products they offer direct to consumers.
  • In other instances, the farmer, rancher, or business will sell beef and beef products directly to consumers that were harvested in a federally inspected packing plant.
  • This is a small but important step that our organization can take to help connect Americas consumers to Americas cattle farmers and ranchers so they can enjoy the safest, most wholesome beef in the world USA beef, said R-CALF USA marketing director Candace Bullard.
  • # # # R-CALF USA (Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America) is the largest producer-only lobbying and trade association representing U.S. cattle producers.

#STAYHOMEANDFOSTER IS A NATIONAL EFFORT TO PROVIDE A SOLUTION TO THE COUNTLESS HOMELESS PETS AT RISK OF BEING EUTHANIZED DUE TO THE IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 6:15pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented animal sheltering crisis in the United States and homeless pets with nowhere to go are at risk of being euthanized, said Liz Baker, CEO of GreaterGood.org.

Key Points: 
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented animal sheltering crisis in the United States and homeless pets with nowhere to go are at risk of being euthanized, said Liz Baker, CEO of GreaterGood.org.
  • Fostering a pet is the solution, and StayHomeAndFoster.org makes it easy by connecting potential pet foster parents with animal shelters in their local communities.
  • Also, fears surrounding the coronavirus outbreak are leading to slowing pet adoptions and an increase in pets being surrendered by their families to animal shelters.
  • Nothing is more important to us than the health and wellbeing of animals, said Randolph Legg, Head of Boehringer Ingelheims U.S.

Survey Reveals 80% of Cat Owners Feel Overlooked

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 1:00pm

Nearly half of cat owners (47%) believe cat products are underrepresented in pet stores.

Key Points: 
  • Nearly half of cat owners (47%) believe cat products are underrepresented in pet stores.
  • Overwhelmingly, people feel there is a stereotype that comes with owning a cat: Seventy-three percent (73%) of cat owners think there are negative stereotypes of cat people.
  • Neither men or women identify with it: Specifically, seventy-six percent (76%) of female cat owners believe they face negative stereotypes of cat people, while sixty-three percent (63%) of male cat owners feel the same.
  • Seventy-eight percent (78%) of female cat owners and eighty-eight percent (88%) of male cat owners dont believe the stereotypes of cat people apply to them.

Wallis Annenberg PetSpace Leadership Institute Publishes White Paper Exploring Human-Dog Relationship and its Environmental Consequences

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 7:30pm

PLAYA VISTA, Calif., March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Wallis Annenberg PetSpace this week published a white paper entitled, "Humanity's Best Friend: A Dog-Centric Approach to Addressing Global Challenges" in the international peer-reviewed journal, Animals .

Key Points: 
  • PLAYA VISTA, Calif., March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Wallis Annenberg PetSpace this week published a white paper entitled, "Humanity's Best Friend: A Dog-Centric Approach to Addressing Global Challenges" in the international peer-reviewed journal, Animals .
  • Now both dogs and humans are ubiquitous although the extent of that mutual relationship has varied over time and across cultures.
  • "This new paper written by our first class of the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace Leadership Institute discusses the expanding role dogs have played in the lives of humans over the past 15,000 years," says Dr. Donna Fernandes, Director of the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace.
  • Wallis Annenberg PetSpace is a unique community space featuring an interactive place for pet adoptions, an education center, and an academic leadership institute.

Global Vasomotor Symptoms Market (2017 to 2030) - Featuring TherapeuticsMD, Astellas Pharma & Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Among Others

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 7:15pm

DUBLIN, March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Vasomotor symptoms (Hot flashes/Night sweats) - Market Insights, Epidemiology and Market Forecast - 2030" drug pipelines has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Vasomotor symptoms (Hot flashes/Night sweats) - Market Insights, Epidemiology and Market Forecast - 2030" drug pipelines has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Vasomotor symptoms (Hot flashes/Night sweats) market report provides current treatment practices, emerging drugs for Hot flashes/Night sweats and their market share of the individual therapies, current and forecasted Vasomotor symptoms market size from 2017 to 2030 segmented by seven major markets.
  • The Report also covers current Vasomotor symptoms treatment practice/algorithm, market drivers, market barriers and unmet medical needs to curate the best of the opportunities and assesses the underlying potential of the market.
  • The vasomotor symptoms may range in severity from discomfort to debilitation, more than half of the women with VMS experience moderate to severe symptoms.

Global docking station market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 6% over the forecast period from 2019-2025

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 4:15pm

The report on the global docking station market provides qualitative and quantitative analysis for the period from 2017 to 2025.

Key Points: 
  • The report on the global docking station market provides qualitative and quantitative analysis for the period from 2017 to 2025.
  • The report predicts the global docking station market to grow with a CAGR of 6% over the forecast period from 2019-2025.
  • The study on docking station market covers the analysis of the leading geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW for the period of 2017 to 2025.
  • The report on docking station market is a comprehensive study and presentation of drivers, restraints, opportunities, demand factors, market size, forecasts, and trends in the global docking station market over the period of 2017 to 2025.