Entries by Sheila M

Will Your Business Meet the WHMIS Deadline?

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) are laws that were created in 1988. In 2015, WHMIS changed a number of standards in order to become a part of part of the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). As of December 1st, 2018 the transition to WHMIS 2015 must be complete for all […]

Helping your Employees Understand Aquarium Fish

As part of our ongoing member outreach efforts, PIJAC Canada’s CEO, Stephanie Girard, and Membership Coordinator, Stephanie Renaud, recently visited the Rolf C. Hagen offices, manufacturing plant and HARI (Hagen Avicultural Research Institute).  They met with different specialists while on their visit, including Mark Hagen, Vice President of Nutrition and Manufacturing, Tom Sarac, Fish Expert who leads […]

Cateco Odour-Proof Litter Box Launches in the US

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIJAC Canada Member Press Release The Cateco® Odour-Proof litter box is available in the USA through Pet Food Experts!   Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada – August 12, 2018 Canada Litter Inc., an industry-leading global manufacturer of innovative, high-end cat litter and accessories, today announced their revolutionary odour-proof litter box and complete Noba accessory line […]

Member Spotlight: Avafina Pet Products

Avafina is a privately owned, Canadian distributor of high quality pet products located in BC. The company was founded about nine years ago when Kelvin DuBois left the distribution company he was working for because he wanted to start something better.  He knew that there were many high quality products on the market and he was […]

Guidelines: Marijuana in Canada, What it Means for Pets

Are you looking for more information on  the legalization of marijuana in Canada and what it means for pets?  The PIJAC Canada team wants to help you by sharing some of the resources found online. There are currently only a few scientifically recognized studies available with respect to companion animals. The good news is there are initiatives and studies underway to […]

Over 50 New Pet Care Training Certifications in October!

PIJAC Canada wants to shine the light on the individuals who take their education and training seriously. What better way than to showcase the ones who have completed a certification by announcing it to all the industry! They should be proud, because they took the time and received their PIJAC Canada Pet Care Training Certification […]

New Space Requirements for Enclosures

PIJAC Canada has been keeping close watch on research and regulations from around the country and the globe which focus on healthy environments and enclosures for pets. In the early 2000’s PIJAC Canada worked closely with government regulators and Canadian animal care agencies to develop Recommended Space Requirements for pets kept in a retail environment. […]

Member Spotlight: Hot Dogs All Dressed

Hot Dogs All Dressed Inc is an example of an extremely successful business within the Canadian Pet Industry. Viva Singer started by making her rescue boxer a collar because she couldn’t find anything that was strong enough and made of a natural material. That collar launched the business in 1996. With perseverance and drive, Viva […]

“This box is by far the best litter box I’ve ever purchased.” – Anita, Facebook Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIJAC Canada Member Press Release The accolades keep coming for the AWARD-WINNING Cateco® Odour-Proof litter box! Paris, France – October 5th, 2018 Canada Litter Inc., an industry-leading global manufacturer of innovative, high-end cat litter and accessories, is thrilled to announce they won the Gold Award (1st place) in the cat category for […]

Cannabis-For-Pets Educational Webinar

PIJAC Canada Member Press Release Pioneer Cannabis-For-Pets Veterinarian Dr. Katherine Kramer’s Educational Webinar is Now Available Online VERNON, BC (October 23, 2018) – Just five days after the legalization of marijuana in Canada, 117 people tuned in to hear what it means for pets. Members of the media who would like to learn more about […]