In light of today’s vote by the Senate Committee on Business and Professions in favor of Assembly Bill 485, PIJAC (Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council) President Mike Bober released the following statement.
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Today, stakeholders met to discuss the future of Assembly Bill 485. Regretfully, the bill’s proponents did not change their position, meaning that those who care for and about companion animals will continue to oppose AB 485 on behalf of California’s pets, pet lovers, and providers of pet care.
The longevity of Petland (and Ed!) is certainly something to celebrate, but it isn’t the anniversary that earned Ed this award. Rather, PIJAC was highlighting his commitment to animal care and innovation, and the significant impact they have had on the companion animal trade.
TAMARAC - "Tamarac officials said there were only two pit bull-related bites in the city in recent years. One of the dogs was sent to an animal rescue group upstate and the other was moved to North Carolina." - from Sun Sentinel
PIJAC is pleased to republish the below editorial from the Hawaii Star-Advertiser. It advocates against Senate Bill 1240, a measure that through scientifically unsound means would ban aquarium fishing in Hawaii.
One of the biggest trade shows in the nation, SuperZoo, is July 25 to 27 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. PIJAC will be at Booth 3505, and...
In a statement issued minutes ago, a group supporting Hawaii’s fishermen praised Hawaii Governor David Y. Ige’s notice of intent to veto a bill banning aquarium fishing.
Pets in the workplace have benefits like lowering stress levels and increasing job satisfaction. However, if your workplace does not regularly allow pets, here are a few tips that can help you make your case to a superior about making the event a positive experience for everyone.
Earlier this month, a PR group working on behalf of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) asked a news reporter to pretend a cat is being abused in a video purported to raise awareness about animal abuse.
Longtime PIJAC board member and Segrest Farms President Sandy Moore has been honored with the “Hall of Fame” award by the Florida Tropical Fish Farms Association (FTFFA).