Having an animal companion has been shown to help to reduce stress and blood pressure, increase a child’s sense of responsibility, teach compassion and promote an interest in conservation. And we are not just talking dogs and cats here.
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Washington, DC – Even in an election year, the love of pets can bring Democrats and Republicans together. This Thursday, September 18th, Members and staff from both sides of the aisle will gather for the 18th annual Pet Night on Capitol Hill, organized by the Animal Health Institute (AHI).
As of today, bans of pet store sales of dogs and cats that come from commercial breeders have been enacted or are pending in 77 municipalities and states around the country. As well intended as most of their advocates are, pet store sales bans are not the answer.
Thomas Edison once said: “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” At the 2015 Top2Top, however, the opportunity to network with industry leaders and learn the latest trends will look more like a workcation and come outfitted in business casual attire and sunglasses.
Washington, DC – The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) is pleased to announce Rebekah Milford as the new Director of Marketing & Communications.
Washington, DC – In a federal court ruling handed down today, the Cook County, IL, pet sale ordinance scheduled to take effect October 1 has been delayed pending the outcome of a lawsuit filed by several of the affected store owners.
Washington, DC -- The fourth annual Pet Industry’s Top2Top conference announces that registration is now open for the April 28-30, 2015 event. The conference will bring...
Today, the Aquatics Committee of the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) sent a letter to Marine Aquarium Societys of North America (MASNA) detailing it’s mission and successes to date. I couldn’t be more happy – finally an organization with a clear message and call to action that we can all support....
As a busy pet industry executive, it’s difficult for you to stay regularly informed about important pet-related news and information that affects your business. That’s why PIJAC is now offering to its members PIJAC FirstLook, your daily executive news brief.
Whatever your pet business, the men and women elected to represent you at the local, state and federal levels could spell the difference between a tax break and a ton of new red tape.