Pet Industry Unites to Help Animals Affected by Recent Disasters

In a major collaborative effort, pet store and hospital chains, manufacturers and distributors and associations and organizations within the pet industry are pooling their resources to assist those affected by the recent natural disasters. This map indicates locations where open animal hospitals and supplies can be found and will regularly update as conditions change.

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Looking for a Lost Dog?

Found a Lost Dog?

Reuniting a lost dog with its owner is a snap with facial recognition! Using revolutionary technology, the Finding Rover app scans the unique features of your dog’s face and keeps it on file in case he or she ever gets lost.

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Foster a Hurricane Pet is on a mission to match Hurricane Harvey and Irma pets in need with temporary foster homes.

Whether you need to find a temporary home for your pet or you’re willing to foster a beloved pet for a family impacted by Hurricane Harvey or Irma, they can help.

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Pet Industry News

Pet Industry Supports Our Nation’s Veterans

In a spirit of giving back to members of our military for their valiant service, dozens of companies within the pet community are providing assistance to organizations that aid veterans For immediate release Greenwich, CT (November 9, 2017) — Many of the more than 19 million veterans in the United States are working diligently to overcome trauma […]

Pet Leadership Council Partners with to Maximize Relief Efforts for Hurricane Irma

The partnership improves efficiencies of getting much-needed supplies and donations from the pet industry to the right shelters and organizations when needed most and where pet owners can go for help For immediate release Greenwich, CT (September 11, 2017) — In order to streamline relief efforts and ensure maximum assistance from the country’s pet care community […]

New Study Reveals Food Allergy Similarities Between Pets and People

Food sensitivities and allergies affect not only millions of people, but millions of pets too. The similarities don’t end there; a new study suggests that humans and other mammals share many of the same triggers and symptoms when it comes to food. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, examined […]


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

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Protect Pet Choice

Puppy mills are an unacceptable problem, but the Pet Leadership Council believes pet store bans prohibiting people’s right to purchase dogs at local shops is not the solution. That’s why the PLC is supporting efforts to establish science-based standards for the care and welfare of breeding dogs.

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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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