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.
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.
In a statement issued today, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) expressed disappointment in the California Assembly’s passage of Assembly Bill 485, a bill that bans...
In a statement issued minutes ago, Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) President Mike Bober said that New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak’s withdrawal of a veto override...
Four New Jersey pet care professionals and a national leader in animal advocacy today called on state Senators to support Governor Chris Christie’s conditional veto of Senate Bill 3041. The bill, which would undermine New Jersey’s Pet Purchase Protection Act, is before the Senate tomorrow for a veto override vote.
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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...
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.
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
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) is responding to a major policy change by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week to remove inspection reports and other documents including personal information, such as “regulatory correspondence, research facility annual reports, and enforcement records that have not received final adjudication” from their website.