Throughout 2017, PIJAC has made a concerted effort to providing the responsible pet industry’s values and perspectives with relevant media. A huge part of that is creating relationships with the dedicated cat, dog, and other writers who care for and about pets through blogs, social media, and other online sources.
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In a statement issued today, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) criticized the California Assembly Committee on Appropriations’ passage of Assembly Bill 485.
“The Assembly Appropriations Committee’s vote...
National Pet Month is a time to raise awareness about responsible pet ownership – the core of what PIJAC and the pet industry do.
Pet Age’s “Women of Influence” list honoring the top 25 most influential women in the responsible pet industry has been officially released – including Laura “Peach” Ried, the first female Chair of PIJAC’s (the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council) Board of Directors.
In a statement issued today, Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) praised New Jersey Governor Christie for his conditional veto of Senate Bill 3041. S3041 would have threatened the sale of dogs and cats by reputable breeders and retailers, and put the government between pets and pet owners.
According to the American Humane Association, one in three pets become lost in their lifetime, and over 10 million dogs and cats become lost or stolen every year. While identification tags are a popular way to ensure pets have a way of getting home, they simply aren’t enough.
According to a growing body of research, the human-animal bond provides demonstrable health benefits for both people and pets. This is especially true for people who use therapy animals – which is why April 30 has been honored as National Therapy Animal Day.
This Friday is Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day! While some people may not think the wrinkly faces, stocky build, and slobbery mouth match their idea of the peak of physical specimen,...
For years, the responsible pet industry has been engaging, often pro-actively, with lawmakers to help them understand what ethical retailers and breeders do for pets and pet owners. Those efforts recently helped lead to industry-supported measures becoming law in Virginia, as well as forward movement on animal shelter regulations in Connecticut.
PIJAC released the following statement as the California Assembly Committee on Business and Professions prepared for today’s hearing on Assembly Bill 485, known as the Pet Rescue & Adoption Act