5/20/2017Bill to regulate Alabama dog, cat breeders dies | KPVI News 6

"The bill would have created the Alabama Cat and Dog Breeders Commission and would have required breeders to be licensed by the state."

05/25/2017 New Jersey veto override withdrawal good news for pets and pet pros

"In a statement issued minutes ago, Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) President Mike Bober said that New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak’s withdrawal of a veto override effort is good news for those involved in the care of companion animals."

PIJAC Recommends an Immediate Temporary Moratorium on the Importation of Firebelly and Paddletail Newts | PIJAC

"U.S. – The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) is recommending that all exporters, shippers, importers and buyers of Cynops orientalis (Firebelly) and Pachytriton labiatus (Paddletail) newts immediately establish a voluntary moratorium on importing them into the United States."

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Four New Jersey pet care professionals and a national leader in animal advocacy today called on state Senators to support Governor Chris Christie’s conditional veto of Senate Bill 3041. The bill, which would undermine New Jersey’s Pet Purchase Protection Act, is before the Senate tomorrow for a veto override vote. 


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