• National Ornamental Fish Management Update: April 2014

    Posted: Sunday, 13 April 2014 | By: SiteAdmin

    In 2011, the Ornamental Fish Management Implementation Group (OFMIG) was disbanded, and a decision made for the activities of the OFMIG to be transferred to the national Vertebrate Pests Committee’s Freshwater Fish Working Group (FFWG).

  • Canberra Pet Industry Networking evening

    Posted: Wednesday, 19 March 2014 | By: SiteAdmin

    The Pet Industry Association Of Australia invites the Pet Industry to attend a meet & greet evening. Our guest speaker for the evening is well known Australian Vet, Dr Michael Archinal

  • Canberra dog groomer first Australian to win international 'Mount Everest' Award

    Posted: Monday, 17 March 2014 | By: SiteAdmin

    International Certified Master Groomer Karen Swan from Canberra Pet Stylist grooming salon in Canberra becomes the first Australian to win the 2014 Buddy the Silver Poodle International 'Mount Everest' Award for her efforts in the pet grooming industry.

  • Partnership Announcement Between Yummi Pet Products and Leading European Manufacturer Pet Brands

    Posted: Thursday, 13 March 2014 | By: SiteAdmin

    We are pleased to formally announce a newly formed partnership between Yummi Pet and leading pet accessories and treats innovator Pet Brands which will begin mid 2014 With this alliance, Yummi Pet will become the exclusive marketer and distributor of Pet Brands Products and Licensed ranges within Australia.

  • Pet Industry Association Chief Executive Announces Retirement

    Posted: Tuesday, 4 March 2014 | By: SiteAdmin

    After over four years as Chief Executive of the Pet Industry Association of Australia, Roger Perkins has announced his retirement at the end of June. Mr Perkins leaves behind a "talented and dedicated staff", but he's excited about the future, with a number of volunteering pursuits and travel plans on the cards.

  • Pet Industry Member Advertising Reduced Rates!

    Posted: Thursday, 20 February 2014 | By: SiteAdmin

    Pet Industry Members have the opportunity of advertising to other Members for a small fee of $30 in Member Newsletters.

  • Partnership Announcement - Masterpet & Sera

    Posted: Tuesday, 11 February 2014 | By: SiteAdmin

    We are pleased to announce a newly formed partnership between Masterpet and Sera. With this alliance, Masterpet will become the exclusive marketer and distributor of Sera aquatic products in both Australia & New Zealand. Together, Masterpet and Sera are focused on providing exclusively to pet specialty retailers the most complete premium aquatics range available.

  • Introducing PET CHECK: An App to manage your pet’s health

    Posted: Friday, 7 February 2014 | By: SiteAdmin

    With the FREE FRONTLINE PLUS® Pet Check App you can keep track of all of your pet’s important information, treatments, reminders and vet appointments. The innovative App launched by FRONTLINE PLUS® also helps pet owners to locate the nearest vet practice or pet retailer.


    Posted: Tuesday, 4 February 2014 | By: SiteAdmin

    The NSW Government has released the full response to the Companion Animals Taskforce, supporting most of the Taskforce’s 38 recommendations, in full or in part. It recognises that owning a cat or dog comes with important responsibilities and delivers sensible initiatives to benefit the NSW community as a whole.

  • Agricultural education review in NSW

    Posted: Thursday, 19 December 2013 | By: SiteAdmin

    The NSW Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli and the NSW Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson, have released the Review into Agricultural Education and Training in New South Wales and the government response to the recommendations.


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