Legislators chose to empower ethical businesses and focus the state’s oversight, investigative, and enforcement powers on bad actors.
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by: Courtney Hogan
For nearly eight months, PIJAC has led an industry-wide effort to formalize animal care standards for small mammals, reptiles, and birds. The standards were the topic of a...
Last Thursday, “Fox and Friends” celebrated National Puppy Day by discussing some of the responsible pet industry’s best practices and the differences between unethical breeders and those in the responsible pet industry.
by: Mike Bober
Last week, PIJAC was proud to co-host discussions between Bernadette Juarez – the USDA Deputy Administrator of Animal Care for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service...
PIJAC is proud to host three important events at this week’s Global Pet Expo that are open to attendees and the press.
Across the country, PIJAC is fighting for the best standards for pets and consumers. We were proud that PIJAC Board Chair Laura “Peach” Reid was recently asked to testify in...
The accolades for the responsible pet industry just keep on coming.
In January, Entrepreneur Magazine named seven pet industry businesses to its top 450 franchise companies for the quality of...
HONOLULU - "According to Rep. Ing, the measure is based off input gathered from three-years of work on the aquarium trade issue." from KITV4 ABC News
PIJAC is proud to announce that Laura “Peach” Reid, the first female Chair of our Board of Directors, has been honored as a “Woman of Influence” by Pet Age.
PIJAC and a coalition of small business owners stopped a bill that would have devastated pet retailers and breeders in Virginia, and successfully lobbied state Senators to amend another bill so that it protected ethical breeders and held lawbreaking breeders accountable.