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September 22, 2009
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WWPIA Changes Name; Elects Officers, Directors
from WPA
The World Wide Pet Industry Association (WWPIA), the oldest nonprofit trade organization in the pet industry, has announced changes to the organization's name and the election of its new Board of Officers. The changes were implemented at the group's 59th annual meeting, held in conjunction with SuperZoo, the national show for pet retailers, hosted in Las Vegas Sept. 15-17. The World Wide Pet Industry Association will now be known as the World Pet Association (WPA). More
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Shop Talk: Doing the Right Thing
from Pet Product News
What differentiates two similar retail businesses, one that is growing and another that is struggling? At a minimum, the growing business offers excellent customer service and product selection. That's what it takes to survive these days. What else can you do to drive sales and profitability?  More
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PIJAC Launches New Membership Campaign for Pet Owners
from Pet Product News
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) has borrowed a line from Texas with its new membership campaign "Don't Mess with My Pet." The new initiative, unveiled Sept. 16, aims to educate the public on legislation that could restrict pet ownership. It marks the first time individual pet owners will be able to join the Washington, D.C.-based organization.  More
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   Product Showcase: CritterTrail®

CritterTrail® habitats are designed for the health, security and comfort needs of your hamster or gerbil. Innovative features encourage interaction between owners and their pets. CritterTrail® is the only brand with Super Protect™ antimicrobial technology built-in to ensure a cleaner environment. Expandable Fun-nels™ and connectable accessories encourage activity and exercise. More info


Pet Markets Driven by Surveys, CEO Stays, Shares Selling
from ZooToo
This past week in the world of the pet industry, the markets watched various favorite pet products be announced, as well as one CEO extend his contract through next year and while another CEO sold some of his shares.  More
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Wisconsin Looks to Regulate Dog Sales
from PIJAC
Two bills have been introduced in Wisconsin, Assembly Bill 250 and Senate Bill 208, proposing regulations on dog sales and animal shelters. The companion bills set forth licensing requirements, standards of care and penalties.  More
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Massage for Pets a Growning Trend
from Canada.com
It's a fact that massage makes your pet healthier and happier and that the benefits that we all know and love from getting a massage ourselves are felt just as strongly by our four-legged friends. "Most people look at me as if I'm crazy when I tell them that I massage dogs and cats for a living," says Kathy Silver, a physiotherapist and certified Small Animal Massage Practitioner.  More
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Pilots and Paws Saving Thousands of Lives
from WIVB.com
Some southern tier pooches are ready for adoption, thanks to the Pilots and Paws program. The program has saved thousands of animals nationwide by flying pets from so-called "high kill shelters" to areas where there is space and demand for them.  More
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