Advocacy

Our goal is to foster the success of responsible Canadian businesses, helping them to thrive.  PIJAC Canada’s expertise has been recognized in many areas is regularly sought by municipalities across this country as well as by agencies from the provincial and federal governments.  We work with our members to guide them through legislative processes and collaborate with government agencies to develop fair and efficient solutions to support both business and the wellbeing of animals in Canada.  The resources below are tools that have been created by the association and through collaboration with our sector colleagues to address some of the issues faced by the industry.

National Companion Animal Coalition

Sample municipal bylaw regulating the keeping and controlling of companion animals
An enlightened approach to companion animal control for Canadian municipalities
Do Breed Bans Work? (PDF document)
Microchip Identification Standards (PDF document)

Exotic animal policy
Canada’s statement on the responsible sale of pets