PIJAC

05/20/2016Ducey signs bill blocking restrictions on pet store puppies | ktar.com

"PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a measure Thursday that blocks cities from banning commercial breeders in pet stores, a move critics say undermines efforts to prevent the sale of puppies raised inhumanely."

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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24May

A pet sale ban in Hollywood, Florida hurts animal welfare and would also curtail consumers’ ability to find the right pet for their lifestyle and would close Puppy Palace—the town’s well-regulated, family-owned boutique pet store that has served area residents and contributed tax revenue.

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.
09May

The regulation of Ohio’s pet stores requires a statewide effort and this amendment provides for the statewide regulation of pet stores in lieu of disparate local laws regulating the sale of pets. Supporting this amendment to OH HB 166 ensures puppies provided by Ohio’s pet stores are sourced from responsible breeders and would prevent any future local pet sale ban ordinances from being considered.




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