Aratana Therapeutics Named Animal Pharm's Best Company in North America 2016

LEAWOOD, Kan., Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on the licensing, development and commercialization of innovative biopharmaceutical products for companion animals, won Animal Pharm's Best Company in North America 2016.

Aratana was granted the award based on the FDA approval of three innovative therapeutics in 2016, GALLIPRANT® (grapiprant tablets), ENTYCE® (capromorelin oral solution) and NOCITA® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension), as well as the Company's evolution to a fully integrated commercial company. This is the third consecutive year Aratana has been honored with an award from Animal Pharm.

About Aratana Therapeutics
Aratana Therapeutics is a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for 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 therapeutic candidates targeting pain, inappetence, 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.

Contacts
For investor inquires:
Craig Tooman
ctooman@aratana.com 
(913) 353-1026

For media inquiries:
Rachel Reiff
rreiff@aratana.com
(913) 353-1050

SOURCE Aratana Therapeutics, Inc.

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