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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 […]

Tons of Pet Products and Medical Supplies Being Shipped to Houston and Surrounding Areas to Help Hurricane Harvey Pets in Need

Dozens of Pet Companies Rally Together to Provide Food, Supplies and Medicine to Rescue Organizations, Evacuation Facilities and Pet Owners For immediate release In an unprecedented collaborative effort, pet store and veterinary hospital groups, manufacturers and distributors and associations and organizations within the pet industry are pooling their resources and working with lead disaster and […]

Pet Leadership Council Statement on Just Pups Settlement

Media Statement (July 26, 2017) — The below statement can be attributed in its entirety to Bob Vetere, president, Pet Leadership Council, regarding the New Jersey Attorney General’s settlement in the Just Pups case. “As leaders representing the nation’s pet community, the Pet Leadership Council (PLC) applauds this week’s decision by the New Jersey Attorney […]

Dog Shortage? New Study Reports Availability of Shelter Dogs at an All-Time Low

For immediate release ORLANDO, FL (February 8, 2017) — The Pet Leadership Council (PLC), an organization comprised of pet industry leaders, animal welfare advocates, veterinarians, and academia, is welcoming new research from Mississippi State University (MSU). Announced yesterday at the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) Conference in Orlando, Fl., researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine […]

New Study: Pet Industry is Economic Powerhouse

Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council and Pet Leadership Council announce pet industry’s economic impact of more than $221 billion For immediate release LAGUNA BEACH, CA (February 2, 2017)  — The pet industry generated more than $221 billion in direct, indirect and induced economic impact, according to a new study conducted by George Mason University and […]

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