Entries by Sheila M

Protecting your Dogs as Daylight Dwindles

With colder weather fast approaching, daylight is starting to slip away. Pet visibility can start to become a problem during evening walks. Thankfully, RC Pets’ Polaris Sweater, winner of best new product at our Western Canada Pet Industry Trade Show, is here to help. The highly reflective yarn creates maximum visibility at night. The sweater […]

What is Habitattitude?

Are you an aquarium hobbyist, backyard pond owner or water gardener? You probably know that most fish and aquatic plants that can be purchased in a pet store are likely not native to Canada. These species may be introduced into Canada’s natural aquatic environment. Once they become established, controlling their spread becomes next to impossible. Invasive […]

Back To School Pet Care Training Program!

Now that lots of people are back in school mode, it’s the perfect timing to get your staff into learning mode! Thousands of people from retail staff and veterinary technicians to groomers and pet sitters have taken the programs and added these credentials to their resumes. Why not you? You have new staff in your […]

Finalist for Pet Industry Woman of the Year – Margot Crump

MEDIA CONTACT Shawna Schuh 503-970-5774 Shawna@WomenInThePetIndustry.com Margot Crump, CEO of The Crump Group Inc., positions herself as a leader in the pet space by becoming a finalist for Pet Industry Woman of the Year Brampton, Ontario, (September 12, 2018): Pet Industry Woman of the Year has been showcasing leaders in the pet industry for the past 5 […]

Best New Product and Best Booth Winners!

BEST NEW PRODUCT:  EXPOZOO 2018 It’s a tie! – Congratulations to Oven-Baked Tradition Soft and Chewy Dog Treats and Pronature Canada Life Fit>>Green+ dog and cat food by PLB International for winning the distinction of Best New Product at ExpoZoo 2018. Both companies captured the attention of industry professionals attending the show. BEST NEW PRODUCT: NATIONAL PET INDUSTRY TRADE SHOW 2018 […]

Do your share for animal welfare! Earn your BMP Certificate

Are you a pet retail store looking to differentiate yourself from your competition? Do you want to proudly display your engagement in animal welfare? We have the program for you! PIJAC Canada’s Best Management Practices For Pet Establishments provides guidance for all pet industry players who have the privilege of caring for our pets. The […]

30th Annual National Pet Industry Trade Show was a Success!

  The 30th Annual National Pet Industry Trade Show took place this past weekend in Mississauga, Ontario, was again sold out this year and had a record of 1800 pre-registered visitors.  With a packed show floor and celebratory events, it was truly an exciting weekend! The trade show hosted a multitude of events. Trade show goers […]

Join us for the 30th Anniversary of the National Pet Industry Trade Show Sept. 16-17

This year is notably special not only because the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council of Canada (PIJAC Canada) is celebrating its 30–year anniversary, but also because the National Pet Industry Trade Show is celebrating its 30th edition! That’s 30 years of gathering the animal industry in a space of sharing, learning and networking. Year after year, the […]