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Liz Freeman 
The Impetus Agency
775-322-4022
liz@theimpetusagency.com

APPA Encourages Pet Owners to Enjoy the Outdoors With Their Pets

- Summer is here and the American Pet Product Association wants pet owners to enjoy the season with their pets-

(Stamford, CT) – The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is excited to announce how their members are encouraging pet owners to get active with their pets by enjoying outdoor activities this Summer season. With longer days, there is plenty of time to enjoy the warm weather. Below are products manufactured by APPA members that allow pets to maximize their summer fun!

 

Dogs with disabilities don’t have to skip out on the  fun at the beach. Walkin' Wheels by Handicapped Pets helps all pets keep moving forward. Pets can join their families and partake in their favorite activities, playing fetch, running on the beach, and enjoy life again. The wheelchair is adjustable in width, length and height, helping pets up to 180lbs.Price: Start at $199.00
www.handicappedpets.com

 

Dogs can scream for ice cream with Greek Style Frozen Yogurt Treats by Boss Dog® Brand. Made with 100 percent human-grade ingredients with flavors that dogs love to create an irresistible treat. There are three flavors including Butter & Banana, Cheddar & Bacon and Pumpkin & Cinnamon.
Price: Start at $10.99
www.bossdogbrand.com

 

Boating and swimming with pets is fun but requires safety. Fashion Pet’s Life Vest gives dogs the support they need in the water. It features reflective stripes, adjustable straps, and grip handle to easily pull dogs out of water. Available in multiple sizes and includes a metal-D ring to attach a leash.
Price: $14.99-$23.99
www.ethicalpet.com

 

 

Who says outside adventures are just for dogs? Cat owners can hit the trails with the Jackson Galaxy Convertible Cat Backpack Carrier by Your Cat Backpack. The product can be used as a backpack or as a traditional carrier with a detachable shoulder strap, and the removable comfortable mat fits when used either way.
Price: $139.99
www.yourcatbackpack.com

 

Portland Pet Food Company is the perfect on the go snack for pets. Pet owners don’t have to worry about giving their pet enough fuel during a long hike because these pouches are packed with nutrients keeping pets energized all day. Plus, there are only 11 ingredients and they’re lightweight for easy packing.
Price: $5.99
www.portlandpetfoodcompany.com

 

 

For more information, product samples, images or interview opportunities, please contact Liz Freeman at 775-322-4022 or liz@theimpetusagency.com.

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The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is the leading trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958.  APPA membership includes more than 1,300 pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers and livestock suppliers representing both large corporations and growing business enterprises.  APPA's mission is to promote, develop and advance pet ownership and the pet product industry and to provide the services necessary to help its members prosper. APPA is also proud to grow and support the industry through the following initiatives: Pets Add Life (PAL), Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) Pets and Vets Program, the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), The Pet Leadership Council (PLC), the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC), Bird Enjoyment and Advantage Koalition (BEAK), and the Pet Care Trust.  Visit www.americanpetproducts.org for more information.