|2011||Inaugural issue is released. Animals is published as a quarterly journal.
Animals is covered by Zoological Record (Clarivate Analytics)
|2013||Animals is indexed by Scopus (Elsevier) in May.|
|2014||Animals endorses the ARRIVE Guidelines.|
|2015||Animals is indexed by PubMed (NLM).|
|2016||Animals changes to a monthly publication schedule.|
|2017||Animals is accepted for indexing in Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), from Vol. 5 (2015).
Animals starts the Travel Awards project.
|2018||Animals receives its first Impact Factor of 1.654.
Animals launches the Young Investigator Award project.
Animals establishes the sections on Cattle, Small Ruminant, Pig, Poultry, Equids, Companion Animals, Zoo Animal, Wildlife, Aquatic Animals, Animal Welfare, Animal Ethics, Animal Nutrition, Animal Physiology, Animal Genetics and Genomics, Animal System and Management, Animal Reproduction, Ecology and Conservation, Animal in Society and Policy.
|2010-||Present and Founding Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Clive J. C. Phillips|