06/06/2020 | ... Yellow Phase, Can I Get My Dog Groomed?... | The Philadelphia Inquirer

"There's a misconception that grooming is just haircuts for dogs," said Mike Bober, president and CEO of the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council. "The reality is that grooming is much closer to a health service for pets."...

06/02/2020 | Pet Care Community Keeping Pandemic Pets Infographic

...Now that stay-at-home orders are lifting, America's pet care community is sharing an infographic to help people transition pandemic pets to a lifelong part of the family...

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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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. 


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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