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  • Participants in Pet Advocacy Network's 6th Annual Pet Care Community D.C. Fly-In met with Congressman Steve Womack (R-AR) of Arkansas as part of over 100 meetings on Capitol Hill on September 20.

    Power of Pets Celebrated During Pet Advocacy Network’s D.C. Fly-In and Awards

    WASHINGTON – Sept. 21, 2023 – The power of pets was evident on September 20 as members of the responsible pet care community held over 100 meetings with Members of Congress and their staff on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Organized by the Pet Advocacy Network, the sixth annual Pet Care Community D.C. Fly-In drew… Learn More

  • Proposed NOAA Ban on Banggai Cardinalfish in CORAL Magazine – Interview with Bob Likins

    In a recent conversation, Marc Levenson and Alex Rose of CORAL Magazine sat down with Bob Likins, Executive Vice President of Pet Advocacy Network, to delve into the intricacies of NOAA’s proposed 4(d) rule, NOAA–NMFS–2023–0099. This proposed regulation aims to restrict the import and export of Banggai Cardinalfish in and out of the United States.… Learn More

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    The 4 Fs of Legislative Engagement with Mike Bober: Radio Free 501c Podcast

    Tune in as Pet Advocacy Network President and CEO, Mike Bober, sits down for a riveting conversation about mastering the 4 Fs of Legislative Engagement. Legislative engagement isn’t just a one-time event; it’s an ongoing process that hinges on relationship building and sustained communication! Listen now. Learn More

  • Pet Advocacy Network Urges NOAA to Reject Proposed Banggai Cardinalfish Import and Export Ban

    Statement from Pet Advocacy Network Executive Vice President Robert Likins: “On behalf of the responsible pet care community in the United States, we urge the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to reject its proposed 4(d) rule NOAA–NMFS–2023–0099 which would ban the import or export of the Banggai cardinalfish into and out of the United… Learn More

  • Pet Advocacy Network Updates Small Animal Care Standards

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – August 16, 2023 – The Pet Advocacy Network today rolled out an updated version of its voluntary standards for breeders and distributors of small mammals, reptiles and birds, the Small Animal Care Standards, during an in-person session at the Super Zoo pet trade show in Las Vegas. First released in 2017, the… Learn More

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    Pet Advocacy Network Condemns Oregon Pet Sale Ban  

    Statement from Pet Advocacy Network President and CEO Mike Bober:  “By signing OR HB 2915 into law and banning new pet stores from offering puppies to Oregon families, Governor Kotek has eliminated a regulated and inspected source that gives pet owners peace of mind. This law leaves Oregonians seeking a specific breed of puppy more… Learn More

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