PIJAC

News & Media

10Jun

AUGUSTA - "Many animals on the state's new restricted list will still be allowed under the proposal, but a permit from the DIFW to possess an animal on the list would be required in many cases." - from Maine Sun Journal

08Jun

ROCHESTER - "Dog owners bit back at the possibility of expanded restrictions on certain breeds of dogs after a petition for breed-neutral legislation was presented to the Rochester City Council on Monday night." - from Rochester Post-Bulletin

20May

"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." - from ktar.com

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.
18May

"COLUMBUS — A controversial amendment that would have nullified Toledo’s ordinance restricting where pet stores may buy their dogs will be stripped from an unrelated bill today." - from toledoblade.com