These links will help you stay in contact with APPA program vendors and other resources to help your business.
APPA Membership Benefits
Global Pet Expo
Member Insurance Program
Public Relations Discount Program
The APPA National Pet Owners Survey
UBS Financial Services
Agricultural Marketing Service
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Exporter Assistance/Foreign Agriculture Service
Food and Drug Administration
Food Export USA Northeast
Food Safety and Inspection Service
Mid-America International Agri-Trade Council
Southern United States Trade Association
United States Department of Agriculture
Western United States Agriculture Trade Association
Export America Magazine
Products and the Law
These links provide you with regulatory and legislative information regarding your business.
American Feed Industry Association
Information about association activities, as well as the animal feed industry.
American National Standards Institute
National and international standards information on a variety of products and manufacturing practices.
American Veterinary Medical Association
Information about the association in addition to veterinary advice for keepers of pets.
Association of American Feed Control Officials
Information about the organization promoting regulatory uniformity across states on commercial feed including pet food, treats and supplements.
California Department of Pesticide Regulation (State of California)
News and general information on activities and state regulation of pesticides.
Cornell Law Research Institute
Academic portal to a variety of law-related resources.
Georgetown Law Library
Academic portal providing links to legal research sources including several search mechanisms.
HABRI (The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative)
Morris Animal Foundation
Information about grant funding activities of the foundation for the care and medical advancement of companion animals and wildlife.
National Academies of Sciences
Official Website of government research organizations including National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council.
National Animal Supplement Council
National Grain & Feed Association
Information about the association and industry.
National Institute of Standards and Technology:
Official Website of the non-regulatory institute of the US Department of Commerce for measurements and standards-setting.
Pet Food Institute
Information about the association as well as industry and consumer statistics.
The CATalyst Council
The Pet Care Trust
Information about the foundation and its role in providing knowledge about companion animals through research and education
Thomas US Congressional Website (Library of Congress)
Official Website of the US Congress including links to House and Senate members, as well as bill tracking of current legislation.
US Consumer Products Safety Commission
Official agency Website containing information on current enforcement including recalls, as well as regulatory guidance and links.
US Copyright Office
Official agency Website containing guidance on copyright law, registration procedures and publications.
US Customs Service
Official agency Website containing guidance on customs regulations, statistics and related information.
US Deparment of Agriculture
Official agency Website containing news, guidance and agricultural industry statistics.
US Department of Commerce
Official agency Website containing export trade information for US businesses, as well as industry statistics.
US Environmental Protection Agency
Official agency Website with links to pesticide program, registration and labeling guidance, as well as extensive federal and state environmental policy resources.
US Federal Trade Commission
Official agency Website including business and consumer guidance on labeling, advertising, competition and other related issues.
US Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine
Official agency Website containing news about Center for Veterinary Medicine activities as well as regulatory guidance on pet food, supplement and related issues.
US Government Printing Office and Federal Register
Official agency Website with information and links to federal documents and resources.
US Internal Revenue Service
Official agency Website with business and consumer guidance on tax issues.
US Patent and Trademark Office
Official agency Website with patent and trademark information including registration procedures, search engines, and contact information.
Research arm of Mars Pet Care Companies including scientific information related to dog and cat nutrition.
Information about meat and pet food industries with links to Watt Publishing newsletters.
Note: The American Pet Products Association is not responsible for the content of any web link presented in this section. Listing in this section does not alone or per se imply an endorsement of any information or service by the APPA, its staff or members.