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Happy National Bird Day to all our avian friends, their owners and caretakers! Interested in learning more about bird ca...
01/05/2024

Happy National Bird Day to all our avian friends, their owners and caretakers!

Interested in learning more about bird care? Visit petadvocacy.org for more information.

Ben is being called the new top dog in football this season.
12/29/2023

Ben is being called the new top dog in football this season.

Move over Uga, there’s a new top dog in football. Ben, a golden retriever owned by Kirk Herbstreit, became an instant fan favorite throughout college football and the NFL this season.

Happy Holidays everyone!
12/20/2023

Happy Holidays everyone!

What are you getting your pets this holiday season?
12/15/2023

What are you getting your pets this holiday season?

We surveyed 1,000 pet owners to learn how they spend money on their dogs, cats and other pets over the holiday season.

Check out Pet Advocacy Network's EVP Bob Likins on the "When Pets Fly" podcast with veterinarian Dr. Nelva Bryant.
12/09/2023

Check out Pet Advocacy Network's EVP Bob Likins on the "When Pets Fly" podcast with veterinarian Dr. Nelva Bryant.

Join us for the last FB Live with Dr Nelva Bryant in 2023 as we close out the year with a special guest from one of our favorite organizations, the Pet Advoc...

Did you know that more than half of all infections people can get can be spread by animals? It’s true, but taking simple...
11/03/2023

Did you know that more than half of all infections people can get can be spread by animals?

It’s true, but taking simple steps like regularly washing hands, handling pets safely, and keeping up pets’ regular veterinary care can help protect you and prevent the spread of disease.

In celebration of One Health Day this year, learn how a approach to public health can lead to healthier people, animals, and environment. Learn more: bit.ly/cdcOneHealth

Happy birthday, Marshall Meyers!There's no "pet care community" without healthy and responsibly-raised pets, and there w...
10/14/2023

Happy birthday, Marshall Meyers!

There's no "pet care community" without healthy and responsibly-raised pets, and there would be far fewer pets available were it not for Marshall's work personally and with PIJAC over the past fifty-plus years.

Thank you, Marshall, for all you've done for pets, pet owners, and all of us who serve them.

Dive into the discussion! Bob Likins, our EVP, talks about the impact of regulations on the aquarium trade on The Aquari...
10/05/2023

Dive into the discussion! Bob Likins, our EVP, talks about the impact of regulations on the aquarium trade on The Aquarium Guys podcast. He also shared insights on regulatory issues, invasive species & how other can get involved. 🐟

FEAT BOB LIKINS FROM PET ADVOCACY NETWORK

Celebrate   by ensuring your  's habitat is safe and stimulating. Enrich their lives with toys, proper enclosures, and a...
10/04/2023

Celebrate by ensuring your 's habitat is safe and stimulating. Enrich their lives with toys, proper enclosures, and a loving environment. Responsible is a gift to both and .

Care Guides & Resources:

Access high quality educational resources for the pet care community: pet retailers, wholesalers, hobbyists, employees, pet owners and more.

10/03/2023

Do you know what human foods and household items should be kept out of pets’ reach? ☕🍗🪴🔋 Refresh your memory during National Pet Wellness Month. https://bit.ly/3iDyUfT

🎉 New to the Pet Industry Leadership Summit? First-time companies can 🔒 unlock 30% SAVINGS and seize the opportunity to ...
10/03/2023

🎉 New to the Pet Industry Leadership Summit? First-time companies can 🔒 unlock 30% SAVINGS and seize the opportunity to connect, learn, and grow with this dynamic community.

➡️ Reach out to Addie at [email protected] to get started. We look forward to welcoming you to our corner of the pet care community – where pet industry A-listers come to meet!



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Pet Industry Distributors Association
World Pet Association

10/03/2023

Organized by the Pet Advocacy Network, the sixth annual Pet Care Community D.C. Fly-In connects elected officials with pet care professionals.

🚨 Fact: Over 200,000 pets are poisoned each year due to incorrect medication dosage. In National   -- help us promote pr...
10/02/2023

🚨 Fact: Over 200,000 pets are poisoned each year due to incorrect medication dosage. In National -- help us promote proper dosing and secure storage. 🏥


We offer extensive guides on pet safety. From the basics to pet loss support, Pet Poison Helpline® is a beneficial resource for pet owners and vets.

Did you know? Walking your dog isn't just good exercise; it strengthens the   and promotes  .  As we kick off   and  , g...
10/01/2023

Did you know? Walking your dog isn't just good exercise; it strengthens the and promotes .

As we kick off and , go outside and enjoy the fresh air! 🚶‍♀️🐕

The benefits of having a dog don’t just have to stay in the realm of emotions – research has demonstrated that man’s best friend helps us to maintain greater physical, psychological, and emotional health.

09/28/2023

During Responsible Dog Ownership Month, here are a few basic tips to help you build a solid foundation for dog bite prevention. You can find more tips at https://bit.ly/3RjH6SF

Did you know ALL   are susceptible to rabies?  🌍 This   reminds us that our  ' health is intertwined with ours. Regular ...
09/28/2023

Did you know ALL are susceptible to rabies? 🌍 This reminds us that our ' health is intertwined with ours. Regular vet visits, vaccinations + are essential to curb like . 🦠

Rabies remains a major concern worldwide, killing tens of thousands of people every year. These AVMA resources help veterinarians educate pet owners about rabies.

09/27/2023

Today marks the beginning of . Here are 5️⃣ signs your dog may be experiencing hearing problems.

If you spot any of these common hearing loss signs from your pet, please contact your veterinarian.

09/27/2023

Did you know that half of all cat owners purchase food with special attributes?

Non-GMO (15%), eco-friendly packaging (14%), human-grade ingredients (12%), clean label ingredients (12%) and functional ingredients (11%) lead the pack in cat food purchases with special attributes among cat owners.

Source: 2023-2024 APPA National Pet Owners Survey

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🎤 Introducing Mary Kelly, a trailblazing leadership legend! With a phenomenal 25-year military career, she's led multicu...
09/27/2023

🎤 Introducing Mary Kelly, a trailblazing leadership legend! With a phenomenal 25-year military career, she's led multicultural teams across nine countries, authored 15 business books, and is an expert at enhancing organizational success.

She is a standout among our impressive Pet Industry Leadership Summit speakers. Don't miss these invaluable insights! ➡️ Register at www.pida.org/events/summit2024.



Sponsored by:
The American Pet Products Association (APPA)
Pet Advocacy Network
Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA)
World Pet Association (WPA)

🏛️✨ Reflecting on an incredible day at the 6th Annual   Community D.C. Fly-In! We're proud of our community's commitment...
09/25/2023

🏛️✨ Reflecting on an incredible day at the 6th Annual Community D.C. Fly-In! We're proud of our community's commitment to and advocating for and . Let's keep the momentum going as we embrace our shared mission and goals!

Thank you! Representative Lisa McClain, Congressman Eric Swalwell, Rep. Dusty Johnson

Tomorrow's  ...🐇 And we're acknowledging the scientifically proven positive impacts of the   on  ! Share your stories of...
09/23/2023

Tomorrow's ...🐇 And we're acknowledging the scientifically proven positive impacts of the on ! Share your stories of how your has brought you joy, companionship or reasons to smile.

While dogs and cats are the most common type of emotional support animals, they certainly aren’t the only option. Just about any type of domesticated animal can provide emotional support to its owner, and as such, will work well as an ESA. Even your favorite floppy-eared friend would make an excel...

09/21/2023

Last night was Pet Night on Capitol Hill, a welcome opportunity to talk with Members of Congress and their teams about the benefits of pets for people and communities.

We appreciated the thoughtful conversations! Looking forward to continuing to work together on policies and programs that help keep people and pets together for the benefit of all.

Thank you to Human Animal Bond Research Institute - HABRI, Pet Food Institute and Pet Advocacy Network for hosting a great event.

Thank you for accepting one of our 2023 Pets’ Best Friend Awards! Your passion for pet advocacy shines through. Dakota a...
09/21/2023

Thank you for accepting one of our 2023 Pets’ Best Friend Awards! Your passion for pet advocacy shines through. Dakota and Sophie are lucky to have you as their champion! 🌟🐾

Gathered on Capitol Hill for a night of celebration and advocacy!   promises a blend of fur and friendship, featuring   ...
09/20/2023

Gathered on Capitol Hill for a night of celebration and advocacy! promises a blend of fur and friendship, featuring and some cherished personalities.

One of the bills our   fly-in advocates are talking about today is the   to expand funding for  . Kimchee from Puppy Jak...
09/20/2023

One of the bills our fly-in advocates are talking about today is the to expand funding for . Kimchee from Puppy Jake Foundation is a paw-pular visitor to offices today in !

🗣️ Just wrapped up an engaging morning of discussions with elected officials at the 6th Annual   Community D.C. Fly-In! ...
09/20/2023

🗣️ Just wrapped up an engaging morning of discussions with elected officials at the 6th Annual Community D.C. Fly-In! We're excited to learn from our lunch guest speaker about the intersection of pet well-being & legislation.

Good morning! We’re kicking off our 6th annual Pet Care Community DC Fly-In to demonstrate the   to elected officials. T...
09/20/2023

Good morning! We’re kicking off our 6th annual Pet Care Community DC Fly-In to demonstrate the to elected officials. Thank you to all our passionate advocates!

 , a disease caused by fungi, spreads easily between   & people. Children are more at risk for severe illness from ringw...
09/18/2023

, a disease caused by fungi, spreads easily between & people. Children are more at risk for severe illness from ringworm.

Although you can't always see it, puppies/kittens often develop red, circular patches on their skin. Maintain safe hygiene to protect yourself & others.

🐦 Discover your perfect feathered friend this  ! Take the "My Right Bird" quiz from   & find your ideal   companion. Bir...
09/17/2023

🐦 Discover your perfect feathered friend this ! Take the "My Right Bird" quiz from & find your ideal companion. Birds bring joy, and the right match ensures a lifelong bond.

https://myrightbird.com/quiz

Take our matchmaker pet bird quiz and discover what type of pet bird you should get. We also have handy pet bird locators.

🦴 Tomorrow is all about responsible choices -- on  ! Join us in celebrating the   + the daily commitment we make to thei...
09/15/2023

🦴 Tomorrow is all about responsible choices -- on ! Join us in celebrating the + the daily commitment we make to their well-being. Daily walks, regular vet visits + providing love also benefit our well-being!

Dogs have rich emotional lives in which they can coexist with different species, and even forge bonds outside of their own species.

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