Entries by Susan Dankert

Open Letter to Canada’s Political Parties

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 […]

Statement On Winnipeg Animal Services Pet Ban Proposals

  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 […]

Pet Valu Files Preliminary Prospectus for Initial Public Offering of Common Shares

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 […]

Sweeping New Regulations Stop the Sale of Some Specialty Pets in Saskatchewan

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 […]

Affordable E-Commerce Platform for PIJAC Canada Members

Canada’s only bilingual, pet retail exclusive, e-commerce platform The team at PIJAC Canada has found a way to help you, our members, compete with the big guys like Amazon and Chewy. Our goal is to give you a way to get your business online in the most efficient and affordable way possible. Research has made it clear […]