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Pet Age Magazine Staff

Michelle Maskaly is the editor-in-chief of Pet Age, a position that allows her to combine two of her passions – journalism and the pet industry. Over the past 13 years she has held positions at Fox News Channel, Bloomberg, Gannett, Advance Publications, Tails Magazine and a top New Jersey-based public relations firm. For the past four years she has also worked as a social media, marketing and PR consultant in pet, tourism and food industries specializing in small businesses. She owns a spoiled rotten dog named Toby. Jason Kamery is the assistant editor of Pet Age, after spending his past three years as a sports reporter. Working at Pet Age allows him to combine his journalism and social media skills to give timely and relevant news to readers. Connect with Pet Age Magazine Staff on Google Plus. Email Pet Age Staff at Visit for additional information.

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PIJAC Appoints New President

The new president has been approved by the PIJAC board of directors and will begin September 1.


Kurgo Named a Top Growing Company

Kurgo, manufacturer of pet travel and safety products, has ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in America for the fifth year in a row by Inc. Magazine.


Free Exhibitor Contest at Backer’s Total Pet Expo

Backer’s Total Pet Expo will hold The Big Product Pitch Contest where exhibitors can pitch a new product.


Halo, Purely for Pets Named Finalist in PR Awards

Halo, Purely for Pets is a finalist in the PR News Platinum PR Awards, a national awards competition recognizing the best in PR and marketing programs.


Photos: All American Grooming Show

The All American Grooming Show is world’s longest running grooming show. The show took place from August 11-17 in Wheeling, Ill. Grooming Product Exhibitors were in attendance as well as competitors and judges in the grooming games, creative styling contest and the abstract design runway.


Backer’s Total Pet Expo Offers iPad contest

Those attending Backer’s Total Pet Expo can now win an iPad.


NexPet to Hold Anniversary Convention and Mini-Show

The convention will take place in Orlando with the day before the Global Pet Expo.


Vitakraft Sunseed Updates Their Logo

The new logo is being rolled out nationally for both Vitakraft and Vitakraft Sunseed products.


PIJAC Hires Director of Government Affairs

Likins has over 24 years of experience in the United States Army, serving as legislative Liaison in the US Army Office of the Chief of Legislative Liaison in Washington.


Vets Pets Inc. Hires Inside Sales Representative

Vets Plus Inc. has hired Connie Kunkel as inside sales representative for the companion animal sales division.


Total Pet Expo TV Partners with ReelPaws

ReelPaws Productions is partnering with the 2014 Backer’s Total Pet Expo to give exhibitors the opportunity to record professional interviews from the trade show floor to feature their latest products, reach buyers online and promote their brand to thousands of attendees and buyers through Total Pet Expo TV.


Plexidor Runs Photo Contest

PlexiDor is giving away 1,000 pounds of Black Gold Premium Dog Food to a winner or to the rescue of their choice.


Paw Pods Wins Innovation Award

The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association recently named Paw Pods as one of their 2013 KIP “Keeping It Personal” Award winners, recognizing the best in personalization in the cemetery and funeral service profession.


Pet Food Experts Will Distribute Vital Essentials

Pet Food Experts will now be handling the full line of Vital Essentials RAW frozen and freeze-dried pet food, snacks and treats.


Habri Awards Grant for Animal-Assisted Therapy

Habri has awarded a $24,000 grant to Green Chimneys animal-assisted therapy and educational programs for the new research study, Animal-Assisted Social Skills Training for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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