Press Releases

All APPA Press Releases: Recently Published Only

6/17/2019

American Pet Products Association Celebrates National Safety Month with Products to Keep Pets Safe

-With pets being a part of the family, National Safety Month is a good reminder to keep pets’ safety top of mind too –

6/17/2019

American Pet Products Association Wants Safe and Happy Pets this Fourth of July

-The nation’s birthday can be a night of anxiety for pets, but there are ways to ease the fear and keep pets safe and happy.-

5/8/2019

American Pet Products Association Announces New General Counsel

4/29/2019

American Pet Products Association Announces Board Changes

-Alice Tillett Named Chair of the Board; Jeremy Baker Elected to Serve on the Board-

4/22/2019

The American Pet Products Association Celebrates Earth Day with Eco-Friendly Pet Products

-APPA highlights natural and sustainable products that pet owners can feel good about-

3/21/2019

Americans Are Spending More on Pets Than Ever Before: $72 Billion

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) Releases Annual Industry-Wide Spending Figures

3/21/2019

APPA Releases Findings from New 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) releases data from its biennial National Pet Owners Survey capturing the most comprehensive insight into pet ownership and pet product buying behavior.

2/8/2019

American Pet Products Association Announces Staff Promotions

12/1/2018

Pet Gifts Get Merry & Bright for the Holidays

-With over 84 million pet-owning households, there will be lots of pet owners looking for the perfect gift for their furry companion -

11/19/2018

APPA Announces Products to Help Keep Pets Warm This Winter

- As winter approaches, pet owners should be prepared to have their pets ready for the cold weather -

11/19/2018

APPA Promotes Healthy Living for Good Nutrition Month

-November’s month-long observance reminds pet owners to make healthy choices for their pets as well. -

11/9/2018

American Pet Products Association Announces Employee Promotion and New Hire

10/25/2018

American Pet Products Association Announces Partnership with Animal Rescue Foundation’s Pets and Vets Program

APPA pledged $1 million over the next four years to support the expansion of the program pairing shelter animals with veterans coping with PTSD and other service-related challenges.

10/16/2018

The American Pet Products Association Encourages Dog Ownership in Celebration of Adopt-a-Dog Month

9/17/2018

APPA Keeps Pets In Mind for Healthy Aging Month

-September’s month-long observance is a good reminder for pet owners to be proactive with their aging pets -

7/2/2018

APPA Celebrates Summer With Fun in the Sun Products

- The American Pet Products Association (APPA) encourages pet owners to get out and have fun with their pets this summer -

6/14/2018

American Pet Products Association Announces Two New Hires

6/12/2018

APPA Announces Upcoming Retirement of President and CEO Bob Vetere and Names PIDA President Steve King Succeeding CEO

6/7/2018

APPA Encourages Proactiveness for National Pet Preparedness Month

- June’s month-long pet observance encourages pet owners to be prepared in case of an emergency -

5/7/2018

APPA Members Promote Healthy Habits for Pet Cancer Awareness Month

- May’s month-long pet observance reminds owners of the importance of preventative health and wellness care for their pets -

4/13/2018

American Pet Products Association Recognizes National Pet First Aid Month with a Look at Some Products that Help Care for Pets

3/23/2018

APPA Releases Updated Report Detailing Pet Ownership Among Generations to Identify Trends, Changes and New Opportunities

-Generational Report Volume Two Details a Shift from Baby Boomers to Millennials-

3/22/2018

Americans Spent $69.5 Billion on their Pets Last Year: More Than Ever Before

-The American Pet Products Association (APPA) Releases Annual Industry-Wide Spending Figures-

3/22/2018

APPA Releases Updated Report Detailing Pet Ownership Among Generations to Identify Trends, Changes and New Opportunities

-Generational Report Volume Two Details a Shift from Baby Boomers to Millennials-

2/23/2018

American Pet Products Association Announces Staff Promotions

2/12/2018

It’s National Cat Health Month: Cat Owners Have More Options than Ever to Maintain Their Cat’s Health

- The American Pet Products Association and its members promote cat health this month and all year long with trendy new products -

2/9/2018

Happy Anniversary! Global Pet Expo 2018 Officially Marks the American Pet Products Association’s 60th and The Pet Industry Distributors Association’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations

-With a combined eleven decades in the industry, two major industry associations are set to celebrate their milestones at the Premier Industry Event -

12/1/2017

American Pet Products Association Talks Holiday Gifts for Pets

-Pet ownership is at an all-time high, which means more pet owners than ever are looking for gift ideas for their furry companions this holiday season. -

11/16/2017

APPA’s Christopher Bonifati Receives IAEE Rookie of the Year Award

-The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Recognizes 2017 Award Winners. -

10/21/2017

APPA Celebrates Reptile Awareness Day

- APPA offers a look at some of its members’ products created specifically for reptiles as the October 21 observance approaches-

10/18/2017

American Pet Products Association Announces Office Move

10/1/2017

American Pet Products Association Talks Holiday Gifts for Pets

-Pet ownership is at an all-time high, which means more pet owners than ever are looking for gift ideas for their furry companions this holiday season. -

10/1/2017

Pets are Getting in the Halloween Spirit

- 2017 Halloween trends from the American Pet Products Association. -

9/23/2017

Floppy, Hoppy and Thriving: APPA Celebrates Pet Rabbits for International Rabbit Day

- The American Pet Products Association promotes responsible care and protection of rabbits this September 23rd and every day. -

9/5/2017

American Pet Products Association Announces New Hire

9/1/2017

‘Feline Healthy’ in Honor of Happy Healthy Cat Month

- The American Pet Products Association discusses new trends to help cats live their best. -

9/1/2017

Pet Products That Give: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

- APPA members are doing their part to fight breast cancer this October -

9/1/2017

Time to Get Pet’s Health in Check for Pet Wellness Month

- October’s month-long pet observance reminds owners to monitor the health and nutrition of their pets -

7/20/2017

American Pet Products Association Announces New Hire

7/1/2017

American Pet Products Association Recognizes the Small and Cuddly in Honor of Guinea Pig Appreciation Day, July 16.

-A roundup of products that can help owners support and celebrate -

3/23/2017

Pet Industry Spending at All-Time High: Up $6 Billion

-The American Pet Products Association (APPA) Releases Annual Industry-Wide Spending Figures-

3/23/2017

Pet Industry’s Most Comprehensive Consumer Research Study Released, Finding Millennials as Primary Pet-Owning Demographic

- The American Pet Products Association (APPA) Releases Biennial National Pet Owners Survey -

1/9/2017

New Year, New Pet: Pets Get Healthy in 2017

-American Pet Products Association (APPA) has a round up of options to help pet owners with healthy choices in the New Year-

1/1/2017

The American Pet Products Association Celebrates Adopt-a-Rescued Bird Month

12/1/2016

Holiday Gift Givers More Likely Than Ever to Include Fido

-American Pet Products Association (APPA) reveals which generation of pet owners will be shelling out the most for our furry friends this holiday season-

11/21/2016

Pets Get Better With Age: New Trends in Caring for Senior Pets

-American Pet Products Association highlights new diet and accessory trends to make senior pet ownership an enjoyable and rewarding experience. -

11/10/2016

American Pet Products Association Highlights New Sleek and Serene Trends in Aquatics

-As fish owners report appearance and stress relief as key benefits to ownership, pet product manufacturers introduce innovative technology to enhance the hobby-

8/29/2016

Election Season Fuels New Products in the Pet Industry

-American Pet Products Association (APPA) announces new ‘pets in politics’ trend-

6/13/2016

APPA Celebrates “Take Your Pet to Work Day” With a Look at Convenient, Office-Friendly Pet Products

4/1/2016

APPA Encourages Summertime Fun with Pets

- Pet products and tips to help keep pets safe and entertained during the hot summer months -

7/27/2015

Survey Says: More Owners are Buying Toys for their Dogs

-According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA) 2015-2016 National Pet Owners Survey, dog toy purchases are up, from 67 percent to 70 percent of owners. -

7/22/2015

Survey Says: More Owners Than Ever are Traveling with their Dogs

-According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA) 2015-2016 National Pet Owners Survey, 37 percent of dog owners (up from 32 percent last survey) are bringing their pals along for the ride -

5/9/2013

APPA Offers the Hottest Pet Products of the Summer

-As warmer weather hits, the American Pet Products Association (APPA) encourages owners to head outdoors with pets this summer-

1/8/2013

American Pet Products Association (APPA) Celebrates National Puppy Day March 23 With Products for New Pooches

11/14/2012

American Pet Products Association Anticipates Happy Holidays for Pets this Year

8/14/2012

No Tricks, Just Treats for Pets This Halloween

-The American Pet Products Association (APPA) offers safe treats for furry, winged and scaly pets this Halloween-

7/25/2012

APPA Howloween Safety Tips and Products for Pet Owners

-The American Pet Products Association (APPA) offers tips and treats to keep pets safe and happy this Halloween-

5/10/2012

Let The Summer Games Begin! Keep Pets Entertained and Vying for Treats & Rewards of Their Own

-The American Pet Products Association (APPA) introduces puzzles and treat-rewarding toys, manufactured by their members, to keep furry, winged and scaly pets active and entertained-

3/21/2012

American Pet Products Association Splashes Into Summer With Travel and Outdoor Safety Tips

-Whether hitting the road, beach or backyard, be sure to take necessary precautions while including pets in all the summer fun -

9/6/2011

DOG-OWNING HOUSEHOLDS PEAK WITH HIGHEST NUMBER EVER REPORTED

The 2011 / 2012 APPA National Pet Owners Survey reports 46.3 million dog-owning households in the U.S.

12/22/2010

Despite the Winter Weather, Dogs Still Need Exercise

- The American Pet Products Association announces products to help protect pups from the cold and make a winter walk more enjoyable for them. -

2/23/2010

Horse Owners Cite Companionship as Mane Benefit

- According to the 2009/2010 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, horse owners reported “companionship/company” as the number one benefit to owning a horse.-

2/9/2010

Pet Owners Make Health a Priority In 2010

- A new year is the perfect opportunity to incorporate healthy and fun activities for humans and their pets -

1/12/2010

Survey Says: Bird Ownership Brings Joy

- According to the 2009/2010 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, bird owners reported “fun to watch and have in the household” as the number one benefit to owning a bird.-

12/1/2009

Cats Provide Companionship, Company and Love

- According to the 2009/2010 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, cat owners reported “companionship, love and company” as the leading benefit of owning a cat.-

10/20/2009

Fish Equal Fun

- According to the 2009/2010 APPA National Pet Owners Survey,fish owners reported “fun to watch and have in the household” as the number one benefit to owning a fish.-

8/1/2009

Pet Reptiles in the House Are Sure to Entertain

- According to the 2009/2010 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, owners reported “fun to watch and have in the household” as the number one benefit to owning a reptile.-

5/26/2009

Pack up the Family, and the Family Pets, as you Hit the Road this Summer

-The American Pet Products Association offers some of their top picks for making summer traveling with your pet safe and more convenient-

4/21/2009

Help Reduce Your Pet’s Carbon PAWprint this Earth Day

- Pet owners can make earth-friendly choices when choosing products for their pets -

4/14/2009

Must Have Products for the New First Puppy

-The American Pet Products Association offers this year’s latest and greatest puppy products for President Obama and his family’s new pooch.-

5/1/2008

APPA Welcomes New Members

- 14 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors –

4/1/2008

Pet Ownership Campaign Stretches Across the Country

- Campaign receives airings from national outlets and top markets such as Los Angeles, Houston, and Washington D.C. –

3/31/2008

Go Green For Earth Day… and Include Your Pet Too!

- Pet Owners Make Earth Friendly Choices When Choosing Products For Their Pets -

3/18/2008

Spring Cleaning Does Not Stop at Windows and Closets

-Give yourself, and your pet a clean and sparkling environment this Spring-

2/15/2008

Pet Pampering and Pet Health Insurance Drive Pet Industry Sales to Another All Time High

- The American Pet Products Association Releases 2007 Pet Industry Spending Figures and 2008 Spending Forecast –

2/11/2008

APPA Welcomes New Members

- 58 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors –

1/2/2008

APPA Announces Promotions

12/26/2007

Pet Parents Share the Love on Valentine’s Day

12/17/2007

APPA Celebrates 50 Years in 2008!

- APPA Reaches Golden Milestone as the Leading Not-For-Profit Trade Association -

12/10/2007

APPA Welcomes New Members

- 92 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors –

11/26/2007

2007 APPA Holiday Pet Gift Guide

10/5/2007

No Tricks, Just Treats for Your Pet This Halloween

10/4/2007

APPA Welcomes New Members

- 15 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors –

8/23/2007

APPA Membership Soars, Demonstrating the Strength of the Association and the Pet Industry

-With 29 companies approved for membership, APPA announces unprecedented membership numbers in excess of 1,000–

7/5/2007

APPA Welcomes New Members

- 27companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors –

6/18/2007

New National Pet Owners Survey Details Two Decades of Evolving American Pet Ownership

- APPA Releases 2007-2008 National Pet Owners Survey, the Most Comprehensive Data Examining Demographics and Consumer Habits, of U.S. Dog, Cat, Fish, Bird, Horse, Reptile, and Small Animal Owners -

6/14/2007

APPA Names Jules Schwimmer Scholarship and Piggybacking Scholarship Winners

6/10/2007

New Products and Services Keep Pet Memories Alive

-New Statistics Mark World Pet Memorial Day June 10th, 2007-

4/19/2007

APPA Urges Pet Owners to Buckle-Up Pets

-Despite Safety Concerns, Dangers and a Growing Number of State Requirements, Almost Two-Thirds Admit to Not Using a Pet Restraint-

3/20/2007

Leading Industry Experts Answer Questions Arising from Nationwide Pet Food Recall

-The American Pet Products Association President and Board Certified Animal Nutritionist Dr. Pusillo Offer Advice and Answer Commonly Asked Questions–

3/13/2007

APPA Announces Board Changes

-Kay Schwichtenberg Named Chairman of the Board, Michael Farmer Named Vice Chairman, Michael O’Bryan Named Secretary/Treasurer-

3/9/2007

Think Green for Pets this March

-Celebrate with environmentally friendly “green” pet products this St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th and Earth Day, March 20th-

2/22/2007

Health and Services Drive Pet Industry Sales

- The American Pet Products Association Releases All Time High 2007 Pet Industry Spending Forecast of $40 Billion –

1/25/2007

APPA Welcomes New Members

- 38 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors –

12/18/2006

APPA Welcomes New Members

- 41 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors –

11/30/2006

APPA Welcomes New Members

- 57 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors –

10/23/2006

APPA Welcomes New Members

- 39 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors –

10/2/2006

Stock Dog Bones by the Candy Bowl This Halloween

- As a Growing Number of Pet Owners Dress Up Their Pets and Include Them in Trick-or-Treating and other Holiday Festivities, New Trends are Emerging to Capture Halloween’s Newest Consumer Group- Pets-

10/1/2006

“Pink” Pet Products Support Breast Cancer Awareness

-The American Pet Products Association shares pet products that support breast cancer research in honor of October and Breast Cancer Awareness Month-

10/1/2006

Think Pink for Pets This Valentine’s Day

-New Pet Products for Valentine’s Day include Pink Fountains, Clothing, Accessories, Beds and More-

9/18/2006

Pet Industry Leaders Release Animal Care Guidelines

- New Guidelines to Advance Training, Education and Proper Pet Handling Are Now Available -

8/21/2006

APPA Welcomes New Members

-23 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors-

7/27/2006

Unique, New Pet Holiday Gift Ideas

7/24/2006

APPA Names Jules Schwimmer Scholarship And Piggyback Scholarship Winners

7/14/2006

APPA Announces Partnership with Packaged Facts

-APPA Establishes Data-Sharing Relationship With Packaged Facts, a Leading Publisher of Pet Market Research-

6/20/2006

APPA Welcomes New Members

- More than 20 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors –

6/13/2006

Nearly One in Five Companies Allows Pets in the Workplace According to New Survey

- Leading up to Take Your Dog to Work Day, The American Pet Products Association Releases Results of New Survey Showing Number and Benefits of Pets at Work -

6/6/2006

APPA Announces Staff Promotions

- The APPA Named Anne Ferrante Senior Director of Member Relations and Business Development and Rose Rigano Named Manager of Member Relations and Business Development -

5/16/2006

APPA Releases 2006 Benchmarking and State of the Industry Reports

-The American Pet Products Manufactures Association’s (APPA) Completes Pet Industry Analysis and New Findings Now Available-

5/2/2006

APPA Pet Industry Calendar Receives Award

-Inaugural American Pet Products Association (APPA) Pet Industry Calendar Wins Silver Addy Award-

4/18/2006

APPA Announces Board Changes

-Andrew Messinger Named Chairman of the Board, Kay Schwichtenberg Named Vice Chairman, Robin Kershner Named New Board Member and Bob Vetere Named President of The Association-

3/23/2006

Pet Spending at All Time High

The American Pet Products Association Releases 2006 Pet Industry Spending Figures

2/28/2006

APPA Welcomes New Members

Ninety companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors

1/9/2006

APPA Welcomes New Members

- APPA’s Board of Directors Approves Eighty Companies for Membership -

1/3/2006

APPA Announces New General Counsel

1/1/2006

APPA Announces Top Six Pet Industry Trends for ’06

- From Barbie Dog Clothes to Pet Nutritionists and Surgery on Goldfish, the Pet Industry is Expanding to Include Never-Seen-Before Pet Services, Products and Players in the New Year–

12/19/2005

APPA Opens Government Affairs Office in Washington D.C.

12/19/2005

APPA Retains Pet Food Nutritionist

12/6/2005

Pet Industry Wins Pair of Top Awards

-APPA receives two Association TRENDS awards-

11/22/2005

APPA Management Conference Huge Success

10/27/2005

Canine Confections Sweeter Than Ever

-Valentine’s Day Pet Gifts Have Come a Long Way with New Treats Decadent Enough to Melt Even Human Hearts-

10/5/2005

APPA Welcomes New Members

- 21 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors -

9/6/2005

PET INDUSTRY ORGANIZES PET RELIEF EFFORTS

- Leading Pet Industry Organization American Pet Products Association (APPA) Connecting Those Offering Assistance with Those in Need–

7/6/2005

APPA Vice President Andrew Darmohraj earns Certified Association Executive Credential

6/8/2005

Companies Release Purr-fect Pet Gifts For 2005 Holiday Season

- APPA Announces Season’s Hottest Pet Gifts -

6/8/2005

Tis’ the Season to Give Pet Gifts That Keep on Giving

- Pet Product Manufacturers Unleash New Breed of Products That Raise Money for Pet Charities Just in Time for the Holidays-

6/1/2005

New Flashing, Glowing and Illuminated Pet Products in the Spotlight This Halloween

- From Blinking LED Tags to Lighted Collars and Glow-in-the Dark Leashes, Pet Owners are Treated to New Breed of Safe Halloween Products -

5/25/2005

American Pet Products Association COO Presents at Sorptive Minerals Institute Spring Forum

5/9/2005

“Time” Is of the Essence When Caring For Your Pet

- The End of Daylight Saving Time in October Rings With New Time Saving Products That Make Caring for Pets More Convenient Than Ever -

4/27/2005

Pets and Educational Pet Products: the New Teacher’s “Pet” this Back-to-School Season

- Pets and Interactive Toys and Training Products Help Teach Children Responsibility and Valuable Lessons-

4/20/2005

Summer’s Hottest New Pet Products Sizzle with Convenience and Innovation

-APPA announces products and warm weather safety tips to make the great outdoors more comfortable and enjoyable for pets and their owners. -

4/19/2005

New Breed of Products Solve Spring Cleaning Pet Peeves

-The American Pet Products Association Releases Products to Keep Pet Owners’ Homes Spick and Span -

3/22/2005

American Pet Products Association COO Presents at Bear Stearns Conference

3/14/2005

American Pets Making Dollars and Sense

-The American Pet Products Association Releases All Time High Pet Industry Spending Figures –

3/14/2005

New Survey Reveals U.S. Pet Ownership at All Time High

- APPA Releases 2005-2006 National Pet Owners Survey, the Pet Industry’s Most Comprehensive Consumer Research Examining Demographics, Buying Habits, and Other Traits of U.S. Pet Owners -

3/9/2005

Hottest New Pet Products Unleashed At Global Pet Expo

-The World’s Largest Annual Pet Products Trade Show Features the Hottest New Toys, Treats, Food and Gadgets for Pets-

3/9/2005

Newest Pet Products, Statistics and Trends to Launch at Global Pet Expo

-The Largest Annual Pet Products Show in the World - Global Pet Expo will provide the first opportunity to see the latest pet products and trends the industry has to offer-

2/16/2005

APPA Welcomes New Members

- APPA’s Board of Directors Approves Eighty Companies for Membership -

2/5/2005

Pets Now at the Heart of Valentine's Day

- More Owners Pampering with a Proliferation of Pet Presents -

2/3/2005

APPA Management Conference Set for November 9-10

2/1/2005

Industry Experts Take a Bite Out of Poor Dental Care This February National Pet Dental Health Month

- APPA Offers Pet Dental Care Tips -

1/13/2005

APPA Launches New Website

-Website Includes Up-to-the-Minute Industry News and Entire Site Dedicated to Global Pet Expo-

1/7/2005

APPA Welcomes New Members

- APPA’s Board of Directors Approves Fifty-Nine Companies for Membership -

12/6/2004

Resolve to Spruce Up Your Pet for the New Year

- The American Pet Products Association Announces Great Grooming Products for 2005 -

12/1/2004

Pet Gifts Crawl Onto Holiday Lists

- Beyond Bones and Bowls- The American Pet Products Association Announces Hottest Holiday Pet Products for 2004 -

10/13/2004

APPA Welcomes New Members

- Forty-one companies have been approved for membership by APPA's Board of Directors -

8/4/2004

APPA's Government Affairs Team Plays Key Role in Success of the MUMS Act

- President George W. Bush signs one of the most significant pieces of federal legislation to the pet product industry in recent history -

7/28/2004

Pets in Their Prime Take Center Stage this November during ASPCA® and Petfinder.com's Adopt-A-Senior Pet Month

- APPA Announces Purr-fect Products for Senior Pets -

6/18/2004

APPA Welcomes New Members

- Ten companies have been approved for membership by APPA's Board of Directors -

6/17/2004

Safety First This October Adopt-A-Dog Month

-APPA Releases Top Safety Product Information for New Pet Owners-

5/27/2004

"HOWL-O-WEEN" Going to the Dogs

- The American Pet Products Association Releases Hot Halloween Pet Products and Safety Tips for Growing Number of Pet Trick-or-Treaters -

4/22/2004

As National Pet Week Approaches, Leading Trade Organization Announces 2004 Industry Study Showing Pet Spending at All Time High

4/12/2004

Vacationing Pets and Owners Driving Demand for Travel-Friendly Pet Products and Services

3/31/2004

Audit Your Stress Level This Tax Season

-APPA Encourages Americans to Pet a Pet, Studies Show it Helps Relieve Stress-

3/30/2004

Dog Days of Summer Better Than Ever for America's Pets

-APPA Releases List of Hot Summer Convenience Products-

3/25/2004

APPA and PIDA Join Forces for Global Pet Expo

- Joint Show to Take Place in Orlando, Florida March 13-15, 2005 -

2/25/2004

APPA Announces First Recipients of Gold Standard Award

- PETCO and PETsMART to be Honored at 2004 Trade Show -

2/19/2004

Get Your Paws on the Hottest New Pet Products

-With 450 new product launches, APPA's 46th Annual Pet Products Trade Show provides the first opportunity to see what the pet products industry has to offer-

2/18/2004

APPA Welcomes New Members

- Sixty-seven companies have been approved for membership by APPA's Board of Directors -

2/6/2004

APPA Welcomes New Board Members

- APPA's Board of Directors Welcomes Kenneth Oh and Marty Walker-

2/3/2004

Innovative New Dental Products and Increased Pet Dental Care Highlight February National Pet Dental Health Month

1/12/2004

Pets Prove to be America's Sweetheart on Valentine's Day

- More than nine million Americans will buy a Valentine's gift for their pet this year -

1/5/2004

APPA Welcomes New Members

- Sixty companies have been approved for membership by APPA's Board of Directors -

10/7/2003

APPA Announces New Marketing Coordinator

9/15/2003

APPA Extends Membership to Equine Product Manufacturers

9/3/2003

New Survey Shows America's Love Affair With Their Pets Stronger than Ever

-Leading Trade Organization Study Finds More People Than Ever Own Pets, American Spending on Pets Doubled, Pet Product Sales Outpace Toys & Candy, and Pet Pampering Reaches All Time High-

8/5/2003

APPA Retains Massmedia|Vanguard To Head Up New National Public Relations Campaign

7/7/2003

APPA Announces Winners of Scholarship Awards for 2003

4/14/2003

New Survey Reports 77.7 Million Pet Cats, 65 Million Pet Dogs Owned in U.S.

-Leading Trade Organization Releases Study Finding Pets Owned By More Than Half of All U.S. Households-

4/8/2003

Andrew Darmohraj Is Promoted To Vice President & Deputy Managing Director

3/10/2003

APPA Announces 2002/2003 Officers and Board of Directors

3/10/2003

APPA Members Donate a Lot of Pet Products To Aid Atlanta Shelters

1/21/2003

APPA & PIDA To Sign Joint Trade Show Agreement

Associations join forces to host world’s largest annual pet products trade show