PIJAC

News & Media

17Aug

ALBANY - "Cats and dogs used for research by colleges and universities will soon be put up for adoption after their work is completed, according to a law signed Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo." from Democrat & Chronicle

16Aug

PAWTUCKET - "The city of Pawtucket is looking to reinstate a “breed specific” ban on pit bulls after a vicious dog panel voted last week to return a pit bull-boxer mix to its owners after it mauled another dog to death in June." from WPRI 12

05Aug

GREENWICH, CT - "The Pet Leadership Council (PLC), an organization comprised of pet industry leaders, animal welfare advocates, veterinarians, and academia, is announcing its support for Canine Care Certified, a new national, voluntary program that sets rigorous, science-based standards for professional breeders." - from Stamford Advocate

04Aug

WASHINGTON, DC - "...provides the Secretary of Agriculture with the authority to determine that animal dealers and exhibitors are not required to obtain a license under the Act and regulations if the size of the business conducting AWA-related activities is determined to be de minimis by the Secretary." - from Federal Register

03Aug

LAS VEGAS - "Canine Care Certified, a national, voluntary program that sets rigorous standards for professional breeders, was developed after three years of research at Purdue University’s Center for Animal Welfare Science and was peer-reviewed by animal scientists and canine welfare experts from major academic institutions." - from San Antonio Express News

29Jul

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY - " The law says any county that has a licensing requirement for dogs must provide at least 45 days notice to dog owners that their license needs renewal. That’s not happening in Hillsborough." - from WFLA News Channel 8