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Welcome to Aratana Therapeutics 

Aratana Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company positioned to deliver innovative prescription medicines that address significant medical needs for cats and dogs (companion animals). 

The company licenses proprietary, patent-protected compounds from human pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.  Aratana’s team of veterinary drug development experts then advance these compounds through clinical studies designed expressly for demonstrating safety and efficacy in the target specie(s).  Aratana believes the development and commercialization of these therapeutics  will permit veterinarians and companion animal owners to manage pets' medical needs safely and effectively. 

Pets are our passion because pets are family.

About Aratana Therapeutics 

Company Overview 

Companion animals are living longer and therefore are at higher risk of developing an increasing number of medical conditions such as allergies, arthritis, diabetes, cancer and obesity; however, few treatment options exist for these conditions today.   

Aratana is positioned to address this need for better pet care by bringing human science to animal health and providing veterinarians with innovative new medicines that have been designed specifically for treating pets.   

Aratana’s unique “pet-centric” approach differs fundamentally from the current standard, which often involves adjusting the dose of marketed human drugs, which are only presumed to be safe and effective in animals based on human data and veterinary experience. There is significant demand amongst veterinarians and pet owners for higher quality medicines that have been specifically studied and approved by regulatory authorities for each species. Aratana’s team of drug development and commercial experts are dedicated to developing innovative treatments in accordance with regulatory standards to meet these needs. 

Mission and Strategy 

Aratana's mission is to find, develop and commercialize safe and effective therapeutics to enhance the quality of life and strengthen the bond between people and their pets. Our strategy is to become the leading provider of therapeutics developed and approved specifically for the treatment of unmet medical needs in pets. We intend to help shape and define the pet therapeutics market by identifying, acquiring and developing high-value commercial products for companion animals in a cost effective and efficient manner. 


Aratana is currently developing several compounds for the large and growing pet health market, including a non-COXIB analgesic for treating pain, an appetite-stimulating molecule for inappetence, and a recently licensed non-opioid local anesthetic for treating post-operative pain. These compounds, which are being developed individually for both cats and dogs, are supported by substantial safety and efficacy data and, if approved by regulatory authorities, could become best- or first-in-class products in the animal health industry. 

The company is actively identifying additional programs to in-license from human health companies in order to expand its development pipeline of animal medicines

Corporate Headquarters
1901 Olathe Blvd 
Kansas City, Kansas 66103
(913) 951-2132

Other Locations
200 Clarendon Street; 54th Floor 
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
(617) 425-9226


Business Development Contacts
Julia A. Stephanus 
Chief Commercial Officer
(913) 951-2139

Erick J. Lucera, CPA, CFA 
Vice President, Corporate Development
(913) 951-2136


Investor and Media Contacts
Tiberend Strategic Advisors, Inc. 
35 West 35th Street; 11th Floor
New York, New York 10001
(212) 827-0020

Investors - Joshua Drumm, PhD 
(212) 375-2665

Media - Andrew Mielach 
(212) 375-2694


Transfer Agent and Registrar
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC. 
(800) 937-5449

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PETX News: Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (4) 04/18/2017 06:07:23 PM
PETX News: Securities Registration: Employee Benefit Plan (s-8) 03/14/2017 04:15:31 PM
PETX News: Annual Report (10-k) 03/14/2017 08:04:32 AM
PETX News: Current Report Filing (8-k) 03/13/2017 04:31:51 PM
PETX News: Aratana Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results 03/13/2017 04:26:00 PM
#279   50% loss stock was 10 now its 5, diddobuyer 04/05/17 04:04:21 PM
#278   Thank you. tste9 03/28/17 09:21:59 PM
#277   Yes, we love our pets so I think biotech_researcher 03/28/17 09:14:18 PM
#276   biotech_researcher' Thanks for response as usual. tste9 03/28/17 07:40:04 PM
#275   tste, how do you know that?? Acts biotech_researcher 03/27/17 09:50:58 PM
#274   LOL, BR But, really, why so harsh. This tste9 03/27/17 07:40:28 PM
#273   Now, officially, a bow-wow stock.... :^) biotech_researcher 03/25/17 10:25:33 AM
#272   Chart is very ugly here, barely staying above diddobuyer 03/22/17 12:22:33 PM
#271   Why retract his statement!? What timeline are Rhew123 03/19/17 08:58:13 PM
#270   Mr. Popeye, your quote: biotech_researcher 03/18/17 01:16:48 PM
#269   Super helpful insight Rhew123 03/17/17 11:18:40 AM
#268   Garbage stock diddobuyer 03/17/17 10:46:42 AM
#267   Can you throw him really far? Or is Rhew123 03/16/17 10:53:19 AM
#266   I value Bret Jensen as far as I biotech_researcher 03/16/17 10:46:53 AM
#265 tste9 03/16/17 10:15:39 AM
#264   LOL ! you crack me up. You are tste9 03/16/17 09:34:32 AM
#263   SGYP has too many shares outstanding to make biotech_researcher 03/16/17 09:19:58 AM
#262   Nice, I'll take a peek - my other Rhew123 03/16/17 09:04:23 AM
#261   Glad you got out in time, me too. tste9 03/16/17 08:57:52 AM
#260   I'm not sure yet, to be honest - Rhew123 03/16/17 08:53:08 AM
#259   Rhew123; You think it's OK to get back tste9 03/16/17 08:32:36 AM
#258   I believe that they said a good chunk Rhew123 03/15/17 10:29:55 AM
#257   So, what was the Q4 $10.7 million inventory biotech_researcher 03/15/17 03:50:20 AM
#256   I havent had a chance to review filings Rhew123 03/14/17 09:58:34 AM
#255   And they should michelinvests 03/14/17 09:53:15 AM
#254   They will bury this now.. biotech_researcher 03/14/17 09:47:08 AM
#253   Earnings today right? Would love some good Rhew123 03/13/17 11:34:16 AM
#252   Under The Radar: Aratana Therapeutics JamesIssac 03/09/17 02:43:38 PM
#251   No harm intended. Just seem to see you tste9 03/04/17 10:12:53 AM
#250   Paid blogger? Hardly. There is not the volume biotech_researcher 03/04/17 09:51:20 AM
#249   You are everywhere! Beginning to wonder! tste9 03/03/17 08:56:47 PM
#248   PTEX- liftoff! biotech_researcher 03/02/17 12:33:05 PM
#247   Trying to get filled at 6.25 I might chile2 02/17/17 02:05:32 PM
#246   I see you on a couple of tste9 02/15/17 06:52:47 PM
#245   Strong finish yesterday. Looking for continued bullish trend, Mr_Popeye 02/15/17 08:39:03 AM
#244   I'm lucky I sit at desk all day. tste9 02/13/17 12:56:53 PM
#243   There's your dip, good call Mr_Popeye 02/13/17 12:51:17 PM
#242   Getting a good beating today. I have some tste9 02/13/17 12:38:50 PM
#241   Thanks for reply. I have a little bit tste9 02/12/17 10:33:30 AM
#240   Well considering where PETX was before it fell Mr_Popeye 02/11/17 09:06:44 PM
#239   Thanks for post. I was waiting for a tste9 02/11/17 08:57:04 PM
#238   From American Bulls. PETX NASDAQ ARATANA THERAPEUTICS Last Signal:BUY Last Clo Mr_Popeye 02/11/17 02:28:12 PM
#237   I think it's simply the value and people Mr_Popeye 02/10/17 06:27:32 PM
#236   Do you have any thought on why the tste9 02/10/17 06:22:37 PM
#235   I think so. The overreaction seems to be Mr_Popeye 02/10/17 01:15:03 PM
#234   Good movement here today. Sustainable for a decent Rhew123 02/10/17 12:45:33 PM
#233   Agreed - added a few times after the Rhew123 02/10/17 10:24:22 AM
#232   6.17 was a great place to add or Mr_Popeye 02/10/17 08:52:20 AM
#231   Great time to add imo.... Mr_Popeye 02/08/17 10:04:00 AM
#230   And I'm sorry you lost 20% on this Rhew123 02/07/17 02:57:37 PM