"We all know pets like to run and play in the yard or at the park, but some pet owners say too much outside time is a bad thing, and some lawmakers agree." - from KFVS12.com
News & Media
"A local dog breeder and the president of a group that defends animal enterprise disputed a report from the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) that included two area breeders on a list of 100 problem puppy mills." - from TheRollaDailyNews.com
This new partnership will also help protect consumer choice and be more proactive in promoting the industry and its positive programs, while advocating for the health and well-being of companion animals.
"EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - An East Providence pet store is set to fight a federal court ruling the business owner says put him out of business." - from TurnTo10.com
In the Spring 2015 edition of PIJAC's PetLetter we discuss the importance of membership, highlight industry leaders recognized at the 2015 Top2Top, share 4 ways to build relationships with local lawmakers, and much more.
"If passed, county animal shelters would have to stop people convicted of animal abuses within the past five years from adopting, according to Paul Muxlow's (R-Brown City) office in Lansing, a bill proponent." - from 9and10news.com
"It has taken the Coral Springs city commissioners a while to make up their minds, but they are now ready to join the many cities in the region that have passed laws banning the sale of pets sourced from puppy mills." - from sun-sentinel.com
"'I've had vets, breeders and the AKC come to me and say the way it was written it could impact responsible breeders and folks that have hunting dogs,' Sessions said. 'It's just a poorly written bill and it needs work. I look forward to working with Paul in the future to get a good bill passed, but this isn't a good bill in this form.'"- from montgomeryadvertiser.com
"In a meeting held by code compliance officials animal lovers spoke out against the idea of pet owners not required to micro chip their pets and a ordinance that would keep the limits of pets per household to four." - from kvia.com
"WASHINGTON (CN) - Finding that the ban against the interstate transportation of large constricting snakes is based in part on the history of a tiny mollusk, a federal judge promised the reptile industry an injunction Tuesday." - from courthousenews.com