In a recent PetAlert PIJAC warned of a Connecticut bill that has already passed committee and will soon be voted on by the full legislature. While PIJAC supports the bill (HB 5027) to ensure pet store puppies come from good breeders and that other importers of puppies abide by good standards of care, an amendment being proposed by Representative Brenda Kupchick would ban the sale of puppies by pet stores from any breeder no matter how high their standards.
Issue Update - New York: 7 pieces of legislation that could affect pet dealers in the state. Topics range from hearings for revoking pet dealer licenses, definition of a pet dealer, animal abuser registry, and care and breeding standards.
With pet-related legislation and regulations up more than 33%, it’s been a busy legislative session for the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC).
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) is pleased to announce the launch of their new, advocacy-based website.