News & Media


"RALEIGH, N.C. — As expected, a bill that would regulate breeders with 10 or more female dogs began making its way through the state House on Wednesday." - from wral.com


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.


"There are new fishing rules for Oahu aimed at protecting aquarium fish. According to the Department of Land and Natural Resources, there are new daily commercial bag and size limits that apply to aquarium fish such as yellow tang and moorish idol." - from khon2.com


"In the April issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), IFT Fellow, Editor Emeritus of Food Technology, Neil H. Mermelstein writes about how several organizations are working together to make sure pet food is safe for our favorite companions." - from ift.org


"Nebraska Agriculture Director Greg Ibach announced the completion of an update to the Department's Commercial Dog and Cat Operator Inspection Act regulations. The department has been working on the regulations for over a year as part of an overall plan to improve the effectiveness of the inspection program." - from 1011now.com


"A D.C. dog owner did what anyone with a missing pet would do. He posted fliers — but then, he says, police threatened him with a $750,000 fine. Roger Horowitz was out Friday, ripping down fliers he posted about his missing dog, Ollie — not because the dog has been found, but because he's afraid of being hit with the huge fine." - from nbcwashington.com


"SCITUATE - The owner of the Perfect Puppy store returns to the Town Council at a meeting tonight, April 9, seeking reconsideration of his petition for a doggie day-care and boarding center on Chopmist Hill Road." - from valleybreeze.com