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    National Pet Week® Reminder: Pets Are A Lifetime Commitment

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – May 1, 2019 – During National Pet Week®, May 6-12, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC), along with the entire responsible pet care community, wants to remind current and future pet owners that pet ownership is a responsibility that lasts the pet’s lifetime. This is reflected in this year’s Pet Week […] Learn More

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    PIJAC Statement On Ny Bills A.6298/S.4234

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council President and CEO Mike Bober on New York Bills A.6298/S.4234 Prohibiting the Sale of Dogs, Cats and Rabbits by Retail Pet Shops: “Statewide sales bans such as NY A.6298/S.4234 are an unwise and unproven reaction to well-intended animal health and safety concerns. Sales bans fail […] Learn More

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    PIJAC Releases Recommendations For Antibiotic Stewardship In The Pet Care Community

    ORLANDO, Fla. – March 21, 2019 – The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) today unveiled an industry-wide, comprehensive set of recommendations for antibiotic stewardship and combatting antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in companion animals. The announcement was made at an event PIJAC hosted during the Global Pet Expo trade show at the Orange County Convention Center. […] Learn More

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    PIJAC’S Annual Awards Honor Outstanding Pet Care Community Leaders

    ORLANDO, Fla. – March 19, 2019 – The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) today recognized the exceptional accomplishments of an esteemed group of pet care community professionals with six awards during a ceremony held in conjunction with the Global Pet Expo pet industry trade show at the Orange County Convention Center. “We at PIJAC […] Learn More

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    Statement From PIJAC Board Of Directors Chair Laura “Peach” Reid And President And CEO Mike Bober On The Paws Act

    Laura “Peach” Reid, chair of the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) and Mike Bober, PIJAC president and CEO, issued the following statement regarding the PAWS (Pet and Women Safety) Act, which was part of the Farm Bill that President Trump signed into law on December 20. “PIJAC commends President Trump, members of Congress, and […] Learn More

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    Gwyn Donohue Joins PIJAC As Director Of Communications And Public Affairs

    ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) has hired Gwyn Donohue as its new Director of Communications and Public Affairs. She brings to PIJAC a professional background of 25 years in communications, marketing and public relations for trade association, animal healthcare, youth development and financial services organizations. “Gwyn’s past experience, including creating […] Learn More


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