PIDA Elects New Officers, Directors
Mark Smith, President of Frontier Distributing Inc., Oxford, Michigan, was elected Chairman of the Board during PIDA's annual business meeting in Laguna Beach, California. (Learn more)
Pet Industry Leadership Conference
The beautiful Montage Resort in Laguna Beach hosted 280 PIDA, APPA and PIJAC members for three days of outstanding speakers, industry panels, executive conferences and networking. (Learn more)
Sales Professional Training Camp
Whether a sales rookie or long time veteran, this course will help all sales professionals immensely! This training will inspire immediately and have significant long term impact — changing behaviors and building consistent professional selling disciplines! Discount registration for PIDA members. (learn more)
2017 University of Innovative Distribution Sold Out!
The University of Innovative Distribution (UID) is a concentrated educational program focused on the unique needs of the wholesale distribution industry. (learn more)
GPS for Pet Business, Building Your Company with Strategic Data Analysis & Planning
PIDA members who are looking for a better way to understand their markets have a new resource in their corner. (learn more)
PIDA Members Endorse New Credit Exchange
PIDA has partnered with Inet Credit Exchange (ICE) to create an industry exchange that will help our members make faster and more accurate decisions when extending credit to independent pet stores. (read more)
HABRI, Zoetis Partner for "The Pet Effect"
HABRI and Zoetis recently launched a new educational campaign explore how pets are a power prescription for human health (learn more)
Pet Ownership Saves $11.7 Billion in Health Care Costs
The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Foundation today announced the findings of a new economic study on the healthcare cost savings associated with pet ownership. (learn more)
Global Pet Expo 2017 is Officially SOLD OUT!
With 24 days until the doors open to the premier industry event, officials report all booths have been sold (read more)
PIJAC Statement on USDA Breeder Information Policy Change
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) is responding to a major policy change by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week to remove inspection reports and other documents including personal information, such as "regulatory correspondence, research facility annual reports, and enforcement records that have not received final adjudication" from their website. (read more)