United to Improve Our Lives with Pets

The Pet Leadership Council brings together company leaders, industry organizations, trade associations, animal welfare organizations, veterinarians, academia and advocates for pets to promote responsible pet ownership.

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The Pet Leadership Council works with all levels of government, industry, and pet owners to promote responsible lifestyles with companion animals.

Pet-friendly Cities

The Pet Leadership Council has partnered with Mars Petcare US to make cities across the United States more welcoming to pets. The Pet-friendly Cities initiative provides city-specific resources for residents, business owners, property managers, real estate developers, and city officials looking to make their cities pet-friendlier.

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Be Dog Smart

Whether you are a new dog owner, in the process of searching for a furry companion or deciding if adding a four-legged friend to your family is right for you, Be Dog Smart is here to help!

Be Dog Smart is a Pet Leadership Council initiative designed to guide prospective pet owners in the process of looking for a dog – whether that’s by way of a professional breeder, sold in a pet store, from a friend or family, or adopted from a shelter or rescue. No matter the source, knowing what to expect, what to ask and what to look for is an important responsibility as a potential dog owner.

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Happy Healthy Fish

The Pet Leadership Council embraces the responsibility to ensure the health and welfare of aquatic life, promote environmental stewardship and provide education and training on responsible fish keeping. That’s why the PLC is working to educate consumers about selecting and caring for the right fish, the prevention of invasive species and ongoing conservation efforts.

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Pet Industry News

$450,000 Awarded to Animal Welfare Concepts at 3rd Annual Innovation Showdown

Several high-tech solutions to the problem of shelter overcrowding took the top spots at the 3rd Annual Innovation Showdown held during the Humane Society of the United States‘ (HSUS) Animal Care Expo in New Orleans last week. The Innovation Showdown, a collaborative effort between the Petco Foundation, the Jackson Galaxy Project, and several other organizations […]

The Effects of Stress on the Human-Animal Bond

It is common to hear about the beneficial effects of the human-animal bond on stress, but have you ever considered the effects stress can have on the bond between you and your pets? In an article recently published to Petfood Industry, Anne Lepoudère takes a closer look at the ways stress can affect your pets […]

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