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  • PIJAC Celebrates its 50th Anniversary with a Name Change to Pet Advocacy Network

    PIJAC Celebrates its 50th Anniversary with a Name Change to Pet Advocacy Network

    Organization also unveils a new website as part of its rebranding Alexandria, Va. – March 22, 2022 – The Pet Advocacy Network, formerly known as the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC), today announced a comprehensive rebranding with a new name, logo and website that reflects its evolution over the past 50 years as the […] Learn More

  • The Facts About The Lacey Act Amendments In The Competes Act Of 2022 (H.R.4521)

    The Facts About The Lacey Act Amendments In The Competes Act Of 2022 (H.R.4521)

    There has been considerable conversation, and unfortunately also some incorrect interpretations, over the past days concerning amendments to the Lacey Act that are included in the COMPETES Act of 2022, and we want to set the record straight. The fact is that these amendments are still included in the legislation that will be considered by […] Learn More

  • Lacey Act Amendments In Competes Act Of 2021 (H.R.4521) Threaten U.S. Pet Care Community

    Lacey Act Amendments In Competes Act Of 2021 (H.R.4521) Threaten U.S. Pet Care Community

    TAKE ACTION AND CONTACT YOUR SENATOR TODAY WITH THESE TALKING POINTS DOWNLOAD THIS ISSUE SUMMARY DOWNLOAD FACT SHEET ON COMPETES ACT AMENDMENTS IMPACTING LACEY DOWNLOAD TAKE ACTION FLYER WITH QR CODES TO SHARE WITH EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS Summary: Amendments to the Lacey Act included in the COMPETES Act of 2021 (H.R.4521) legislation would make changes […] Learn More

  • Investigation Notice: Salmonella Uganda Outbreak Infections Linked to Pet Bearded Dragons

    Investigation Notice: Salmonella Uganda Outbreak Infections Linked to Pet Bearded Dragons

    January 11, 2022 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that the agency is investigating a multistate occurrence of human Salmonella Uganda infections linked to contact with bearded dragons.  As of January 10, 2022, a total of 44 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Uganda have been reported from […] Learn More

  • PIJAC President And CEO Mike Bober Receives Industry Honor

    PIJAC President And CEO Mike Bober Receives Industry Honor

    Congratulations to PIJAC President and CEO, Mike Bober, for being honored as a 2022 Leading Association Lobbyist by Association Trends. Mike is being recognized for his leadership and dedication advocating for the pet care community’s priorities at all levels of government. Learn More

  • PIJAC Celebrates 50 Years Of Pet Care Community Advocacy

    PIJAC Celebrates 50 Years Of Pet Care Community Advocacy

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, Va. – December 7, 2021 – Today, December 7, 2021, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council proudly announces the 50th anniversary of our founding on December 7, 1971. For five decades, as the legislative and regulatory voice of the responsible pet care community, PIJAC has worked to improve animal care, foster […] Learn More


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