News & Media

18Aug

The director of Purdue University's Center for Animal Welfare Science will lead a two-year research project to develop and test science-based, nationwide animal care standards for the commercial breeding and raising of dogs.

25Aug

As many of you already know, I will become President and CEO of PIJAC next week. Before then, I wanted to take the time to introduce myself and explain – in my own words – why I embrace the opportunities and challenges of my new role. I want you to hear this directly from me.

25Aug

Washington, DC, August 25, 2014 – Ken Oh, chairman and interim president of the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC), today announced that Edwin J. Sayres, former president and CEO of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), has been appointed president and CEO of PIJAC. The PIJAC Board of Directors approved Sayres’ appointment, effective September 1, 2014.

17Jul

Top News - Action Required - Federal: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service reopens comment period on proposed listing of 5 large constrictor snakes as injurious. New Jersey: Bill imposing onerous new pet store regulations passes Senate. West Virginia: Will bureaucrats outlaw gerbils, rats, and turtles?

03Jun

The June 2014 edition of the PetLetter includes a legislative session review, focus on reptile legislation, and news on the recent pet sale bans showing up across the country.

01May

There was no shortage of applause or “pup-a-razzi” for pet industry leaders at PIJAC’s (Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council) annual Top2Top Conference for the good deeds and accomplishments made on behalf of family and shelter pets and those who love them.