In fact, according to First Pet by the Associated Press, the “number 400 is close to the many animals and other creatures that crept, crawled, plodded, padded, or hoofed their way into the history of the White House and the presidency.”
09/27/2016Palm Beach County bans dog, cat sales at new pet stores in effort to clamp down on puppy mills | Sun Sentinel
"New pet stores in Palm Beach County will no longer be able to sell dogs or cats as part of an effort to crack down on substandard breeders known as puppy mills."
05/19/2016 Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council Responds to Arizona Law Re: Sale of Commercially Bred Dogs and Cats
"WASHINGTON, DC – In a statement issued today, PIJAC President and CEO Mike Bober responded to a new Arizona law implementing consistent statewide standards in regards to the sale of commercially bred dogs and cats in pet stores."
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."