Aratana Therapeutics to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for cats, dogs and other companion animals, today announced that it will participate in two upcoming investor conferences.  Aratana will provide an overview of its business during a live presentation and will be available to participate in one-on-one meetings with investors who are registered to attend the conferences.

Event:


Jefferies Global Healthcare Conference

Date: 


Tuesday, June 3, 2014 

Time: 


9:30 am (Eastern Time) 

Location:


Grand Hyatt, New York, NY




Event:


William Blair Annual Growth Stock Conference

Date: 


Tuesday, June 10, 2014 

Time: 


10:50 am (Central Time) 

Location:


Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, IL

The Jefferies and William Blair Conferences will be webcast live and will remain available for 30 days following the presentations.  To access the webcasts, please visit the Investors section of the Aratana website: www.aratana.com.

About Aratana Therapeutics
Aratana Therapeutics is a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for cats, dogs and other companion animals. Aratana believes that it can leverage the investment in the human biopharmaceutical industry to bring therapeutics to pets in a capital and time efficient manner. The company's pipeline includes more than fifteen product candidates targeting pain, inappetance, cancer, viral diseases, allergy and other serious medical conditions.  Aratana believes the development and commercialization of these therapeutics will permit veterinarians and pet owners to manage pets' medical needs safely and effectively, resulting in longer and improved quality of life for pets.  For more information, please visit www.aratana.com.

For investor inquires:

Craig Tooman
Chief Financial Officer
ctooman@aratana.com; (913) 353-1002

For media inquiries:
Tiberend Strategic Advisors, Inc.

Andrew Mielach
amielach@tiberend.com; (212) 375-2694

SOURCE Aratana Therapeutics, Inc.

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