New Requirements & Certificates Needed Notice from the CFIA: Please note that the European Union (EU) has implemented new import requirements and commercial export certificates for dogs, cats and ferrets traveling to the EU for the purposes of transiting the EU, commercial movements, and non-commercial movements of more than 5 animals. These changes are effective January […]
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Further to our December 7th article explaining the discussions in Winnipeg regarding what types of specialty pets citizens should be allowed to care for, the Winnipeg Protection, Community Services and Parks Committee met on December 7th. The Committee granted an extension to Animal Services for submitting recommendations to update the Responsible Pet Ownership Proposal. An […]
PIJAC Canada’s annual general meeting took place on Monday, officially welcoming three new directors and thanking two long-term departing directors. We are pleased to present your Board of Directors for 2022. Departures Mike Campbell of MarCam Pet Nutrition (Ontario) has completed his final term this year after 8 years on the Board. Thorough out his […]
Winnipeg Families Unite – Protect All Pets Winnipeg Animal Services is considering instituting the most restrictive pet owning legislation the city has ever seen. This would make Winnipeg the least pet friendly community in the country. 1. Go to page 13: winnipeg.ca/RPObylaw to see if your pet will be banned. 2. Tell your councillor how […]
Animal welfare is everyone’s business™ We applaud the animal and human welfare safety issues outlined in the three main political party platforms (Liberal, Conservative and NDP). As the voice for the Canadian pet industry since 1988, we have spent the last 3 decades engaged in these issues. We truly appreciate your interest in this topic […]
OTTAWA, ON – August 20, 2021 – PIJAC Canada applauds the City of Winnipeg’s proposed bylaw change regarding previously banned dog breeds, however as the voice of Canada’s pet industry, we have serious concerns about the proposed changes to laws concerning specialty pets. A primary concern is the proposed ‘Allowed Animal’ list excludes common […]
MARKHAM, ON, June 8, 2021 /CNW/ – Pet Valu Holdings Ltd. (“Pet Valu” or the “Company“), the leading Canadian specialty retailer of pet food and pet-related supplies, today announced that it has filed with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, and obtained a receipt for, a preliminary base PREP prospectus (the […]
Tuesday we were made aware that new Captive Wildlife In Saskatchewan regulations were enacted as of June 1st 2021. These regulations severely restrict the sale and ownership of many speciality species that, until May 31st, were available through pet stores. To our knowledge, there was no outreach to the hobby groups and business owners of the province […]
Congratulations to the 2021 western region Pet Community Awards Winners. We had an amazing group of nominees this spring, inspiring over 2600 people to vote. Public recognition is something pet community professionals do not often receive. Highlighting the hard work of these trailblazers tells our story as an industry and inspires others to follow their […]
Pet Food Security for Ontario’s Animals PETITON LINK #FoodSecurity for Ontario’s Pets Ontario pet families need access to proper nutrition for their pets. There are 9.3 million pet owners in Ontario, 55% of those own a dog or cat and 45% own other types of pets. The tightened restrictions announced in April 2021 which excluded […]
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