PIJAC

12/12/2016The state could soon add more animals to its list of banned pets | Portland Press Herald

"A list of permissible exotics pets will be updated, and owners fear too many people with little experience will make the decisions."

12/20/2016 PIJAC applauds state of OH & Gov. Kasich on passage, signing of OH SB 331

"WASHINGTON, DC – In a statement issued today, Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) President and CEO Mike Bober responded to the passing of Ohio SB331, to create consistent state-level regulations concerning buying standards for Ohio pet stores relating to the sale of dogs."

PIJAC Recommends an Immediate Temporary Moratorium on the Importation of Firebelly and Paddletail Newts | PIJAC

"U.S. – The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) is recommending that all exporters, shippers, importers and buyers of Cynops orientalis (Firebelly) and Pachytriton labiatus (Paddletail) newts immediately establish a voluntary moratorium on importing them into the United States."

The Latest

30Nov

The Center for Biological Diversity is suing to get the “Declared Value of Wildlife” and “Foreign Importer/Exporter” information on all animals imported into the United States.  The Fish and Wildlife Service is taking comments from affected parties until December 16th on whether or not to release the information. We need those impacted to send comments. Although the issue at hand is similar, this is a different lawsuit than Humane Society Int’l v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife.

14Nov

Humane Society International is suing to get the “Declared Value of Wildlife” and “Foreign Importer/Exporter” information on all animals imported into the United States.  The Fish and Wildlife Service is taking comments from affected parties until November 22nd on whether or not to release the information. We need those impacted to send comments to the FWS on this matter before the deadline. 




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