The Pet Industry Association of Australia (PIAA)

The Pet Industry Association is the only industry association in Australia created to represent all businesses in the pet industry.

Formed in 1979 as the PIJAC, we have evolved into a peak organization which aims to create an environment of best practice principles and ongoing learning for improved technology and systems in the pet industry.

The Pet Industry Association is run by members for its members and offers a voice for all who join by liaising with governments, animal welfare agencies, as well as pet and animal groups nationally and internationally.

We are represented on government steering committees, consultation and advisory groups on pet ownership and industry issues around Australia.

Upcoming Events

  • GroomEx 2014

    GroomEx 2014

    Wednesday, 08 October 2014 at 8:30AM Technology Park, Sydney (Redfern)

    Furthering Grooming Education through seminars and grooming competitions

  • Pet Industry Association Grooming Competitions 2014

    Pet Industry Association Grooming Com...

    Sunday, 10 August 2014 Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth & Sydney

    2014 Pet Industry Association Grooming Competition dates to place in your diary! Brisbane – RNA Showgrounds – 10th August 2014 Adelaide – Adelaide Showgrounds – 7th September 2014 Melbourne – Melbourne Showgrounds – 30th September 2014 Perth – Perth Showgrounds...

  • Pet Expo 2014

    Pet Expo 2014

    Friday, 10 October 2014 at 9:00AM Technology Park, Sydney (Redfern)

    Trade Show & Grooming Competitions 10th & 11th October GroomEx Seminars 8th & 9th October Full details coming soon!

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    Posted: Tuesday, 5 August 2014

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  • Association Reviews Codes of Practice

    Posted: Tuesday, 5 August 2014

    The Pet Industry Association has commenced working on new set of Standards and Guidelines for Best Practice for Dog Training Establishments whilst also undertak...

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