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03/19/2020 | Here's what pet stores are doing during coronavirus closures  | Today.com

On March 16, dozens of store owners and managers submitted an open letter to federal, state and local government officials regarding pets and coronavirus precautions. The letter praised governments for the decisive action being taken to slow the pandemic but asked that the well-being of pets be considered... 

03/24/2020 | PIJAC Statement on Off-Label Useage of Chloroquine Phosphate to Try to Prevent COVID-19

We at the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council are saddened to hear of the death of a man in Arizona after he ingested a substance labeled for use as a medication used to treat fish parasites that contained the ingredient chloroquine phosphate...

01/28/2020 Investigation notice: Mutlistate Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Infections Linked to Pet Turtles

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that the agency and public health officials in several states are investigating a multistate outbreak of human Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to contact with small pet turtles. This investigation is not related to the October 2019 outbreak of Salmonella Oranienburg linked to pet turtles.

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19Mar

Today.com - ON March 16, dozens of store owners and managers submitted an open letter to federal, state and local goverment officials regarding pets and coronavirus precautions. The letter praised governments for the decisive action being taken to slow the pandemic but asked that the well-being of pets be considered. 

13Mar

The health and well-being of everyone in the responsible pet care community, and the animals we care for, is of the utmost importance to us here at PIJAC. To help you prepare and protect yourself, your family, your colleagues, your pets and the animals in your care, we have collected the following resources.


 

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