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Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council Hires New Director of Communications & Public Affairs




(Press Release) WASHINGTON, DC – The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) announced that Dustin Siggins has been hired as director of communications and public affairs.PETS Siggins

“We’re excited to have an experienced journalist and public relations professional to enhance PIJAC’s pro-active approach to the human-animal experience,” said PIJAC President Mike Bober. “Dustin’s diverse background in communications will be a valuable asset to PIJAC as we continue to engage legislators and advocates who care about the well-being of pets.”

Siggins previously worked as a reporter and commentator for numerous publications, and was a public relations consultant. His work has been published by USA TODAY, Huffington Post, Real Clear Policy, National Review Online and elsewhere, and he has appeared on dozens of radio and television programs.

His clients have received exposure at outlets such as Reuters, The Washington Post, Roll Call, The Washington Examiner and One America News.

“I’m excited to help legislators better understand PIJAC’s leadership in protecting pets, pet owners and the pet industry,” Siggins said.


In his role as PIJAC’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Siggins will work with reporters, editors, producers and others in the press to communicate PIJAC’s representation of the pet industry. He will also play a leading role in PIJAC’s partnerships with pet advocates across the country.

Siggins has a bachelor of science in business administration and a minor in communications from Plymouth State University. For more information on PIJAC, visit

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