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Jaguar Animal Health, Inc. Added to Russell Microcap Index

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 30, 2015-- Jaguar Animal Health, Inc. (Nasdaq:JAGX) (“Jaguar” or the “Company”), an animal health company focused on developing and commercializing first-in-class gastrointestinal products for companion and production animals, announced today that it was added to the Russell Microcap® Index at the conclusion of the Russell indexes annual reconstitution that occurred on June 29, 2015.

Membership in the Russell Microcap® Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.

Lisa Conte, Jaguar’s President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are pleased to announce Jaguar’s addition to the Russell Microcap® Index. We believe being included in this index is a valuable resource to further expand our stockholder base. Jaguar remains focused on the health needs of companion and production animals globally through the development and commercialization of novel and proprietary gastrointestinal products. We believe the execution of this strategy will drive stockholder value and increase our visibility within the investment community.”

Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $5.7 trillion in assets are benchmarked to the Russell’s U.S. indexes. Russell Indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider.

For more information on the Russell indexes reconstitution, please refer to the “Recon Central” section on the FTSE Russell website.

About Jaguar Animal Health, Inc.

Jaguar Animal Health, Inc. is an animal health company focused on developing and commercializing first-in-class gastrointestinal products for companion and production animals. Canalevia™ is Jaguar’s lead prescription drug product candidate for the treatment of various forms of watery diarrhea in dogs. Neonorm™ Calf is the company’s lead non-prescription product. Canalevia is a canine-specific formulation of crofelemer, an active pharmaceutical ingredient isolated and purified from the Croton lechleri tree, which is sustainably harvested. Neonorm is a standardized botanical extract derived from the Croton lechleri tree. Canalevia and Neonorm are distinct products that act at the same last step in a physiological pathway generally present in mammals. Jaguar has filed nine Investigational New Animal Drug applications, or INADs, with the FDA and intends to develop species-specific formulations of Neonorm in six additional target species, and formulations of Canalevia for cats, horses and dogs.

For more information, please visit www.jaguaranimalhealth.com.

About FTSE Russell:

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Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release constitute “forward-looking statements.” These include statements regarding the possible expansion of Jaguar’s stockholder base through inclusion in the Russell Microcap® Index, and the effect on stockholder value through execution of its strategy. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terms such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “expect,” “plan,” “aim,” “anticipate,” “could,” “intend,” “target,” “project,” “contemplate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “predict,” “potential” or “continue” or the negative of these terms or other similar expressions. The forward-looking statements in this release are only predictions. Jaguar has based these forward-looking statements largely on its current expectations and projections about future events. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions, some of which cannot be predicted or quantified and some of which are beyond Jaguar’s control. Except as required by applicable law, Jaguar does not plan to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements contained herein, whether as a result of any new information, future events, changed circumstances or otherwise.

Source: Jaguar Animal Health, Inc.

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