09/16/2019 | NPR Shopping Cart Economics: How Prices Changed At A Walmart in 1 Year | NPR

Two of the price increases we saw in NPR's basket were in petproducts: a dog leash and a dog collar. The industry has been hit by tariffs affecting fabric, metal and plastic — and many of the pet items are predominantly made in China, said Mike Bober, head of the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council...

8/21/2019 | PIJAC, PIDA Launch New Zoonotic Disease Prevention Pet Store Pro® Chapter

PIJAC and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) previewed a new resource at the SuperZoo show in Las Vegas that seeks to help protect human and animal health by improving animal care practices and reducing spread of zoonotic diseases...

05/30/2019 Update Investigation Notice: Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Pet Hedgehogs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that an additional six people and three states have been added to their investigation of a multistate occurence of human Salmonella typhimurium infections linked to contact with hedgehogs.

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