04/24/2015Alaska bill in the works would address pet custody, protect animals caught in messy divorces | greenfieldreporter.com

"JUNEAU, Alaska — Pets can get caught in the middle of messy human relationships, and some Alaska lawmakers want to ensure that the state protects them in law, not just practice."

The 2015 Top2Top is right around the corner? Learn more about the program and register! | April 28-30, 2015

#T2T2015: 3 dynamic days of full-on immersion in the pet industry at an inspiring location. Don't miss out on the top issues facing the industry and important trends that impact your bottom line.

Questions and Answers about Ebola and Pets | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"The ongoing epidemic of Ebola in West Africa has raised several questions about how the disease affects the animal population, and in particular, the risk to household pets."

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Recently, I asked Marshall Meyers, Senior Advisor and former CEO of PIJAC and a partner at Meyers & Alterman here in Washington, D.C., to pause and reflect on how PIJAC and its advocacy on behalf of pets and our industry have evolved over the years. Marshall’s experience confronting our industry’s most pressing issues predates PIJAC’s incorporation in 1971.


It is essential that those in the pet trade across the city, the state of New York, and even the country express their opinion of these laws to the New York City Council. It is especially important that veterinarians that oppose the mandatory spaying or neutering of such young animals and the breeders and dealers whose reputations are being unfairly attacked make their voices heard


Let's make certain the members of the Rhode Island Senate understand how beneficial it will be for taxpayers, animal welfare, and local businesses in Rhode Island to exempt pet care services from the Rhode Island sales tax. We need all supporters living in Rhode Island to contact their state senator and ask them to support RI SB 217. The bill will be heard before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, April 7th at 2:30 p.m. in Room 211 of the State House

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