Canada’s National Adaptation Strategy Must Consider the Fate of Pet Families

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION May 22, 2024 OTTAWA, (May 22, 2024) – Extreme weather is on the rise and Canada doesn’t have a plan to protect family pets. The National Adaptation Strategy overlooks the security of family pets, leaving them vulnerable and alone during instances of evacuation. “Ensuring the safety of our pets amidst increasing climate-related […]

Unprecedented Turnout at Pets Canada Industry Show in Vancouver!

We’re thrilled to announce that the recent Pets Canada Industry Show in Vancouver shattered attendance records, drawing a crowd from across Western Canada and even Ontario! Exhibitors filled every inch of the floor which included a new theatre, candy bar and lounge.  The introduction of our new Visitor Zone tech had attendees buzzing with excitement […]

Maximum Visibility – Share Your News

How to Take Advantage of your Member Press Release Service You have news, and Pets Canada wants to share it! Did you know that as a  Pets Canada member, you can share your press release on our social media, blog, and newsletter for free? With thousands of followers, visits to our website and readers, your […]

Almo Nature Canada – Job Opportunity

Territory Manager – Canada Do you have a soft spot for cats and dogs? Do you have a desire to join a company that not onlyproduces products you can stand behind, but also actively works to make a difference in theworld? Almo Nature Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Italy-based Almo Nature Benefit SpA, is a […]

Protecting Ontario – Addressing Invasive Species Sales in Ontario

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has achieved a milestone in the fight against invasive species by finalizing regulatory amendments to Ontario Regulation 354/16 under the Invasive Species Act, 2015. This move designates 10 species and four genera as either prohibited or restricted invasive species, signaling a significant step towards their containment. Starting January […]

Paws, Price, and Policy: Navigating the Economic Realities of Affordable Pet Food

During a recent Question Period in the House of Commons, MP Ryan Williams spoke about a significant rise in pet food when asking the Prime Minister about the increasing cost of living.  Like most industries the price to produce goods has gone up since the pandemic.  For pet food, this includes raw materials, processing, staffing, […]

Two New Canadian Pet Sector Reports

We are very happy to announce that Pets Canada members have exclusive access to Canadian-specific pet sector data. We understand data is a critical ingredient for companies to accurately plan their business strategies and now we can help them find what they need. This year we forged a partnership with NielsenIQ (NIQ) which has allowed us to start building a database of in-country data as a targeted way of supporting their important work. Beyond the information, members of Pets Canada, who choose to work with NIQ company-specific project, are entitled to a 25% discount* on their first project with them.

Pets Canada takes on Parliament Hill

Parliament Hill is full of pet lovers! This year marks our very first Hill Day advocacy event on Parliament Hill.  Pets Canada put together a team of fourteen delegates made up of association members to engage federal decision-makers on two very important topics brought to us by our members: removing the GST on pet food products and including pets in the National Adaptation Strategy, with respect to evacuation planning.  

Ren’s Pets Raises over $59,000 to Support Pet Care at Canadian Veterinary Colleges

[Guelph, ON, October 16, 2023] – Ren’s Pets, a leading Canadian specialty retailer of pet food and supplies, is excited to announce that over $59,000 was raised during the annual Dogust campaign this August at Ren’s stores in Ontario and the Maritimes. The campaign was designed to help raise awareness and funds to support pet […]