Entries by Lori-Anne Thibault

Preparing Homemade Food for Our Pets – Things to Consider!

This article was written by Guest Author, Sophie Lavallée, M.Sc Agronomist   Homemade food is often inadequate to meet the basic nutritional needs of dogs and cats. This was revealed in a new Brazilian study published in September in Scientific Reports. Researchers from the School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science in Sao Paulo have […]

Member Spotlight: Freedom Pet Supplies Inc.

At Freedom Pet Supplies Inc., customers and partners are like a second family. Their model fully revolves around the success of their customers. Right on their website “About Us” page it is made clear that “The success of [their] business is dependent on the success of [their] customer’s business”. PIJAC Canada members since 2002, Freedom […]

What Are the Recognized Nutritional Standards for Pets

This article was written by Guest Author, Sophie Lavallée, M.Sc Agronomist Do you ask yourself the following question: Who decides on nutritional standards for pets? And beyond who decides, how does this become a guideline respected by the entire Pet Food industry? Enjoy this reading! In the United States, the authorities of each state enforce […]

Open Letter to the Pet Community

We invite you to watch the shortened version of the letter, or read the version below. To our pet community, Crossing the country to meet and network with members and learn about the industry was part of my 100 first day plan as your new President and CEO of PIJAC Canada. Transitioning from health care […]

Petcurean Donates 200,000 Meals to Support At Risk Dogs and Cats Across Quebec and Ontario

PETCUREAN DONATES 200,000 MEALS TO SUPPORT AT RISK DOGS AND CATS ACROSS QUEBEC AND ONTARIO Donated Food to Benefit 107 Shelters and Rescue Groups in the Two Provinces Major Donation and Distribution Partners include Westies in Need, Gentle Jakes Coonhound Rescue and Kitchener Stray Cat Rescue CHILLIWACK, BC (September 25, 2020) – Petcurean, a Canadian […]

The 5 Pet Industry Trends of 2020 That Could Help Grow Your Pet Business

Written by PIJAC Canada Member and Guest Author Stephanie Dumont, Founder & Creative Director of StreetDog Marketing Visit the StreetDog Marketing Blog HERE. There’s no denying that the pet industry has exploded. And it shows no signs of slowing down. With massive growth, an undeniable immunity from financial downturn, and considerable opportunity and market share in […]

EarthPup Becomes Canada’s First Plastic Negative Pet Food Company

CONTACT INFO Lucy Cullen 647-696-6388 lucy@earthpup.co EarthPup Becomes Canada’s First Plastic Negative Pet Food Company September 10, 2020 Toronto, ON Toronto-based EarthPup, an all-natural and eco-conscious dog treat company, is the first Canadian pet food company to become certified Plastic Negative. EarthPup has partnered with rePurpose Global to fund the collection, processing, and reuse of […]