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  • Paws For Veterans Therapy Act: PIJAC Statement

    Paws For Veterans Therapy Act: PIJAC Statement

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, Va. – The following statement can be attributed to PIJAC President and CEO Mike Bober: “The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) praises President Biden for signing H.R. 1448, the PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act, into law yesterday, and commends the dedication of the Members of Congress who championed this critical […] Learn More

  • Statement From PIJAC On Lawsuit Against Hawaii Board Of Land And Natural Resources

    Statement From PIJAC On Lawsuit Against Hawaii Board Of Land And Natural Resources

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Alexandria, Va. – July 16, 2021 – The following statement can be attributed to Robert Likins, PIJAC’s Vice President of Government Affairs: “PIJAC believes that the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) arrived at the correct decision and followed Hawaiian law in accepting the revised final environmental impact statement (RFEIS) […] Learn More

  • Statement On Acceptance Of Environmental Impact Statement In Hawaii

    Statement On Acceptance Of Environmental Impact Statement In Hawaii

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Alexandria, Va. – July 8, 2021 – The following statement can be attributed to Robert Likins, PIJAC’s Vice President of Government Affairs: “The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council is pleased that the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resoures (BLNR) has accepted the most recent comprehensive and data-based Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) […] Learn More

  • Statement On The One Health Act

    Statement On The One Health Act

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Alexandria, Va. – May 27, 2021 – The following statement can be attributed to Mike Bober, President and CEO of PIJAC: “The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) urges Congress to pass S. 861 and H.R. 2061, the Advancing Emergency Preparedness Through One Health Act (One Health Act). As the COVID-19 pandemic […] Learn More

  • Protect The Environment By Making Wise Choices Before And After A New Pet

    Protect The Environment By Making Wise Choices Before And After A New Pet

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Alexandria, Va. – April 20, 2021 – In recognition of Earth Day on April 22, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) is reminding the public that making environmentally-friendly choices doesn’t just involve what kinds of products you choose for your pet—it begins well before you even decide to bring a new […] Learn More

  • PIJAC Issues Guidance To Pet Businesses On Invasive Zebra Mussel Threat

    PIJAC Issues Guidance To Pet Businesses On Invasive Zebra Mussel Threat

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Alexandria, Va. – April 8, 2021 – The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council has released updated comprehensive guidance to pet businesses on how to correctly handle aquatic moss ball products and aquariums that could contain Zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha), an invasive species recently discovered in the United States. Zebra mussels, which are […] Learn More


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