Ed Sayres and PIJAC's government affairs team summarize the powerful, but sometimes overlooked, legislative resources available to its members.
The pet industry can learn a lot from how the plastics industry mishandled its fight against dangerous activist propaganda.
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, which has defended the pet trade from attacks by animal-rights activists for more than 40 years, is getting some much-needed support from a new partnership.
A new partnership between the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council and the Pet Leadership Council has the potential to positively influence the public's perception of the pet industry.
The pet industry must get better at communicating the many ways it works to improve the lives of companion animals, or risk letting activists cast our business in a negative light.
Pet retailers can improve their productivity and profitability by taking up these five effective habits shared by many successful small-business owners.
The 2015 edition of Global Pet Expo was a record-breaking event, according to a number of key metrics.
When retailers engage their local legislators and regulators, it is best that they do so armed with data about their businesses.
Pet Fair Asia could be the key to unlocking the potential that Asian markets hold for North American pet product companies that are looking to expand their reach on a global level.
The ongoing partnership between the Pet Industry Distributors Association and American Pet Products Association is proving that, when working together, various elements of the pet industry can accomplish great things.
The long-term health of the pet industry will require collaboration among its many segments to fight legislative and regulatory threats.
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council is closely monitoring and working on a number of current and emerging issues facing the ornamental aquarium industry.
Retailers should make a New Year's resolution to be more politically engaged in order to protect their bottom line from onerous legislation.
Promoting â€˜Adopt, Don't Shop' programs is a risky strategy for the pet industry.
A recent study from the Human Animal Bond Research Initiative Foundation reveals that 97 percent of doctors believe there are health benefits to owning a pet.
The success of the Pets in the Classroom program is being measured one child at a time.
PIJAC examines how the 2014 midterm election results may affect the pet specialty industry in the year ahead.
Pet retailers can make the most of the busy fourth-quarter shopping season by following five easy steps.
The Pet Industry's Top2Top Conference will provide leaders in the pet world with insights on how to grow their businesses and advance the industry as a whole.
The continued evolution of the pet industry distributor landscape is having a significant impact on the way suppliers call on their retailer customers.