PIJAC

News & Media

01Jul

TRENTON - "“It’s a bill that comes from a good place, but unfortunately does some very bad things,” said Mike Bober, president and CEO of the Washington-based Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council. Bober said the bill will make it difficult for any new store to open and weakens a pet protection law that has been a model for the rest of the country." - from NorthJersey.com

29Jun

RENO - "June 28, 2016 in Washoe County Commission Chambers, Smith updated commissioners about an exotic animal ordinance that's been in the works for about two years." - from KOLO 8 TV - Reno

17Jun

TALLAHASSEE - "According to an issue analysis submitted to the City Commission, Edwards believes the formation of a task force would make it easer for state and local government agencies to work together in stopping animal abuse and holding perpetrators accountable." - from WXTL ABC 27

10Jun

AUGUSTA - "Many animals on the state's new restricted list will still be allowed under the proposal, but a permit from the DIFW to possess an animal on the list would be required in many cases." - from Maine Sun Journal

08Jun

ROCHESTER - "Dog owners bit back at the possibility of expanded restrictions on certain breeds of dogs after a petition for breed-neutral legislation was presented to the Rochester City Council on Monday night." - from Rochester Post-Bulletin