Because
Pets
Matter.

We are the policy voice of the responsible pet care community, advocating for pet care priorities at the local, state, federal and international levels.

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Policy Priorities

Advocacy

Pet Health & Availability

Ensuring pet lovers have access to healthy, well-treated pets and the products & services needed to care for them.

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Pet Ownership Barriers

Challenging barriers that prevent pet owners, businesses, and hobbyists from the joys and rights of pet ownership.

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Environmental Stewardship

Using educational outreach and policy to bring science-based best practices to the pet care community.

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Human-Animal Bond

Making sure everyone can experience the wide-ranging benefits of the human-animal bond.

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  • Pet Advocacy Network Announces Two New Hires: Taylor Livelli as Government Affairs Manager and Danny Fitzpatrick as Director of Marketing and Communications

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 7th, 2023Media Contact:Danny Fitzpatrick Director of Marketing and Communications202-452-1525 x1080, [email protected] ALEXANDRIA, Va. – December 5th, 2023 – The Pet Advocacy Network is excitedto welcome on board Taylor Livelli as Manager of Government Affairs and DannyFitzpatrick as Director of Marketing and Communications. Both new hires comewith a breadth of policy experience and strong… Learn More

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    In-Person Pet Care Community D.C. Fly-In a Huge Success

    On September 21 nearly 100 pet professionals came to Capitol Hill for the Pet Advocacy Network’s Fifth Annual Pet Care Community D.C. Fly-In—about 30% more than last year’s virtual fly-in participants. Participants traveled from throughout the country to advocate for the value of pets to Members of Congress and their staff. The day began with… Learn More


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