Entries by Susan Dankert

Job Opportunity: Marketing Communications Assistant

Marketing Communications Assistant PIJAC Canada Role Type:       Full-Time, Permanent Reports To:    Communications Manager Location:         Ottawa About PIJAC Canada The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council of Canada (PIJAC) provides leadership and communication between all sectors of the pet industry. Our goal is to give member businesses the tools and support they need to be […]

Mountain Dog Enterprises Inc. renews HACCP Canada certification for 8th consecutive quarter

Raw pet food manufacturer Mountain Dog Enterprises Inc. renews HACCP Canada certification for 8th consecutive quarter EDMONTON, Alberta, Feb. 07, 2018 (via GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mountain Dog Enterprises Inc. (‘Mountain Dog’), one of Canada’s oldest and largest brands in the raw pet food industry, has renewed its HACCP Canada (‘HACCP’) certification for the 8th consecutive quarter […]


  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BIG NEWS FOR LITTLE DOGS: PETCUREAN INTRODUCES TWO EASY-TO-EAT KIBBLE RECIPES FOR SMALL BREEDS: 100 % FRESH FISH AND 100 % RED MEAT   Chilliwack, B.C. (February 6, 2018) – To provide more options for the unique dietary needs of small breed dogs, Canadian pet food company Petcurean has launched two new […]

Potential Ferret Health Issue

We have recently been notified of a situation concerning the health of ferrets.  We were informed by veterinary contacts that for the last 5 years, they have seen an increase in urolithiasis (urinary stones) in pet ferrets. We questioned several other veterinarians, asked the expertise of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, nutritionists, ferret suppliers, pet […]


The following is and article by Daniel Walker of petindustrylaw.com.  His firm, Bobila Walker is a member of PIJAC Canada and offers free 45 minute consultations and reduced rates on legal fees for members of the association. (more info) In most business scenarios, the need for a contract to define the rights and obligations of […]

New Vice President of Sales Joins This & That Canine Company

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1st, 2017, Toronto, ON – This and That Canine Company Inc. (This & That Canine Co.), a Canadian industry standard in the natural pet treat category, is proud to announce Dan Collins as the company’s Vice President of Sales. Collins’ responsibilities will include implementing a groundbreaking sales analytics product specifically designed […]

Success for Team Canada in Shanghai

    MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! 1) Meet e-commerce giants at Consulate 2) Reconnaissance of local retail pet stores 3) Network at China’s largest pet industry event     We could not have imagined how fantastic this mission was going to go.  With equal parts of stamina and entrepreneurial drive Team Canada took on Shanghai. The schedule […]

Un succès pour l’équipe Canada à Shanghai

    Mission accomplie! 1) Rencontrer les géants du commerce électronique au consulat 2) Reconnaissance des magasins pour animaux de compagnie 3) Réseautage au plus grand événement de l’industrie des animaux en Chine     Nous n’aurions pas pu imaginer une mission aussi fantastique. Avec des parts égales d’endurance et d’entreprenariat, l’équipe Canada a fait face […]

Edmonton Dog Boarding: 780 KENNELS Voted People’s Choice

Edmonton, Alberta, November 28, 2017  – Edmonton dog boarding standards have now been exceeded by 780 KENNELS adhering to Alberta’s Building Code for residential grade dwellings when building their new dog kennels. 780’s contemporary octagon dog kennel design also offers daily enrichment options for Edmonton dog boarding. Enrichment can include behavior, exercise, training or relationship – […]