Proposed ordinance No. 5777 amends Chapter 5 (Animals and Fowl) of Memphis, TN Code of Ordinances by adding a new Article V to prohibit the retail sale of dogs and cats at city pet stores.
The Tennessee Legislature adjourned its 2017 legislative session on May 10, 2017. 12 pet industry-related bills were introduced, 4 of which were considered priority by PIJAC.
In just a few short days pet product manufacturers, industry leaders and retailers across the country will gather in sunny Las Vegas for SuperZoo! This annual west coast tradeshow,...
"Wednesday’s edition of the Federal Register contains new protections for tropical fish, export and import regulations, and payment requirements for government subcontractors." - from thehill.com
"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is amending its regulations under the Lacey Act to add all species of salamanders from 20 genera, of which there are 201 species, to the list of injurious amphibians." - from federalregister.gov
"Bernadette Juarez has been named acting Deputy Administrator for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Animal Care (AC) program." - from wattagnet.com
In a statement issued today, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council commented on a petition for rulemaking under the Animal Welfare Act to increase minimum standards at commercial dog breeding...