Entries by Audrey Steren Lenoir

Advocacy Update – Lobbying Efforts Continue

As the second wave of the pandemic continues, we wanted to bring you up to date on the behind the scenes work your team at PIJAC Canada is doing to represent your interests and the interests of your animal clients. Throughout the last 11 months, we have been closely monitoring the ever-changing legislation across the […]

PIJAC Canada Urges Ontario Government to Allow Pet Families Access to Basic Health Maintenance Services.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIJAC Canada Urges Ontario Government to Allow Pet Families Access to Basic Health Maintenance Services. January 19, 2021, Ottawa, ON:   As the province fights to contain COVID-19, Ontarians understand that restrictions play a critical role in keeping citizens safe, however during the incremental implementation of these measures, a gap has opened-up […]

Job opportunity: Administrative & Operations Assistant – Avafina pet products

Administrative & Operations Assistant Coquitlam, BC Avafina is growing again and is currently seeking a full-time Administrative & Operations Assistant. Avafina is a wholesale importer and distributor of natural pet products as well as a manufacturer of our Avafina Organics brand of seeds, spices, flours and spreads for human consumption. We are a rapidly expanding, […]

Open letter to the Government of Ontario to classify health related grooming as an essential service

Today we are once again imploring the Government of Ontario to classify health related grooming as an essential service in the province. The letter below was sent along with an attachment entitled “How Groomers Keep Pets Healthy”.  ** The letter and attachment will be adjusted and translated into French as we engage the Government of […]

New E-Commerce Platform for PIJAC Canada Members

We are excited to announce a brand-new e-commerce tool to help PIJAC Canada members in the retail sector. With a difficult year of restricted shopping coming to a close, we have been working to ease member struggles by finding ways to help you stay competitive and navigate ongoing lockdown restrictions.  We are happy to report […]

Canada announces steps to ensure stability for Canada-United Kingdom trade in goods

December 22, 2020 — Ottawa, Ontario — Global Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to providing as much certainty and stability as possible for Canadian businesses affected by the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union and, thereby, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).   Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy […]

Furever Clean Dog Wash Inc. Self-Serve Dog Washing – A new trend in keeping dogs clean

Contact: Evelyn Rutherford | info@fureverclean.ca Cell: 250-217-9433 Address: 1654 Brousson Drive, Victoria, V8N5M9 www.fureverclean.ca Until recent years, keeping your dog clean meant taking him to a costly groomer or dealing with the mess of bathing at home. Enter the K9000 Self Serve Dog Wash, a low-cost alternative to keeping your pooch smelling great without the […]

Windsor Essex and York Region moving into Gray (lockdown) on Monday, December 14th.

Windsor Essex and York Region moving into Gray (lockdown) on Monday, December 14th. Great News! Pet Supply are now included in the list of businesses, organization and services permitted to offer in-person shopping during Lockdown (50% capacity limit is permitted): “ Businesses that provide pet services, including pet grooming services, pet sitting services, pet walking […]

How the dog became man’s best friend

Where does this expression come from? There are different reasons: some are more historical, and some are more scientific, while others are stories. Are they true or not, we don’t know. One of the myths suggests that the ancestors of dogs gathered around the sites where humans threw their garbage, and as they did so, […]

Pisces Pet Emporium celebrate its 45th Birthday!

Congratulations to Pisces Pet Emporium who celebrated their 45th anniversary in business! Pisces Pet Emporium was founded in 1975, in a 900 sq. ft. building in Peter and Ave’s backyard. At that time, they were called Pisces Exotica and they only carried fish and fish supplies. Peter and Ave, both teachers by profession, ran the […]