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  • Press Release.

    Statement: First Pets To Test Positive For COVID-19 In United States

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Gwyn Donohue, Director of Communications and Public Affairs [email protected], 202-452-1525 x1080 Statement from Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council President and CEO Mike Bober on  First Pets to Test Positive for COVID-19 in United States “We at the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council have learned from the public health experts at… Learn More

  • Press Release.

    Open Letter On Requested Ban On International Live Wildlife Trade

    Open Letter to Senators Cory A. Booker and Lindsey O. Graham and Representatives Mike Quigley and Michael T. McCaul Regarding Your Requested Ban on the International Trade of Live Wildlife We in the responsible pet care community are extremely concerned by the threat to human health posed by the rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, and applaud… Learn More

  • New.

    PIJAC Information On Off-Label Usage Of Chloroquine Phosphate & COVID-19

    As you may be aware, an individual recently died after using a fish product to self-medicate for prevention of COVID-19: PIJAC staff have worked with our experts to put together information for the industry regarding Chloroquine Phosphate. Additionally, PIJAC’s media statement can be found on our website here. Chloroquine Phosphate: Information for Industry Some fish medications… Learn More

  • Press Release.

    Statement From PIJAC President And CEO Mike Bober On Off-Label Usage Of Chloroquine Phosphate To Try To Prevent COVID-19

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council President and CEO Mike Bober on Off-Label Usage of Chloroquine Phosphate to Try to Prevent COVID-19 “We at the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council are saddened to hear of the death of a man in Arizona after he ingested a substance labeled for use as a… Learn More

  • In the Media.

    Here’s What Pet Stores Are Doing During Coronavirus Closures – On March 16, dozens of store owners and managers submitted an open letter to federal, state and local goverment officials regarding pets and coronavirus precautions. The letter praised governments for the decisive action being taken to slow the pandemic but asked that the well-being of pets be considered. Learn More

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    Important Information on COVID-19 and Pets

    The health and well-being of everyone in the responsible pet care community, and the animals we care for, is of the utmost importance to us here at PIJAC. We continue to closely monitor the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. We at PIJAC are following all guidance being provided by public health experts at the World… Learn More

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