PIJAC

07/1/2016N.J. Senate passes bill that cracks down on puppy mills | NorthJersey.com

"TRENTON—“It’s a bill that comes from a good place, but unfortunately does some very bad things,” said Mike Bober, President and CEO of the Washington-based Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council. Bober said the bill will make it difficult for any new store to open and weakens a pet protection law that has been a model for the rest of the country."

05/19/2016 Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council Responds to Arizona Law Re: Sale of Commercially Bred Dogs and Cats

"WASHINGTON, DC – In a statement issued today, PIJAC President and CEO Mike Bober responded to a new Arizona law implementing consistent statewide standards in regards to the sale of commercially bred dogs and cats in pet stores."

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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28Jun

We need New Jersey Senators to understand why they should hold S-63 and support animal welfare and consumer freedoms. Contact your friends, family, coworkers, employees, and anyone you do business with, and get them to register their views through our Legislative Action Center in just a few clicks.

26Jun

If the proposed amendment were to become law, consumer freedoms and local businesses take a hit. The small, local businesses that represent Cambridge’s neighborhood pet stores would be forced to close in much the same way as a pet store in Deerfield Beach, Florida had to go out of business after a less extreme local pet sale ban was recently enacted. Don't let Cambridge be next.

20May
In a statement issued today, PIJAC President & CEO Mike Bober responded to a new Arizona law implementing consistent statewide standards in regards to the sale of commercially bred dogs and cats in pet stores. This new state-level legislation reverses local sales bans in Phoenix and Tempe as well as a proposed one in Tucson.




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