How to Join

APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS

 

Applications for the 2020 Dues Year will be accepted beginning 
in April.

 

 

You’re in Good Company When You Join APPA!!

APPA is the largest international trade association dedicated to helping pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers, and suppliers of companion animals cultivate their business and earn greater profits.  With over 1300 members, membership affiliates you with other top industry leaders from the U.S. and across the globe.  

Exclusive APPA member benefits include eligibility to exhibit at Global Pet Expo, a complimentary copy of the APPA National Pet Owners Survey,  plus many more!  For a complete list of the services and programs offered to members, go here

 


APPA Membership Categories

Click on the links below for more information, including additional membership requirements, dues and to access the online copy of the application.  

 

Domestic Manufacturer Membership 

Domestic Manufacturer Membership is open to pet product manufacturers or importers who have either a manufacturing facility or warehouse in the United States and who meet the additional membership requirements.  They receive all of the applicable membership benefits and have full voting privileges.

 

International Manufacturer Membership 

International Manufacturer Membership is open to pet product manufacturers who do not have a manufacturing facility or warehouse in the United States but who meet the additional membership requirements.  These members receive all of the applicable membership benefits but do not have voting privileges.

 

Manufacturers' Representative Membership

Manufacturers' Representative Membership is open to all pet products manufacturers' representatives who are currently representing at least two manufacturers. Applicants must also meet the additional membership requirements. These members receive all of the applicable membership benefits but do not have voting privileges.  They may attend Global Pet Expo as a representative in a manufacturer's booth but are not eligible to exhibit.

 

Domestic Livestock Membership

Domestic Livestock Membership is open to suppliers who breed/sell domesticated companion animals in the following categories: dog, cat, fish, bird, small animal, reptile and equine. Livestock must be intended for sale as companion animals at the retail level. Applicants must have a breeding/kennel/cattery facility or distribution center in the United States and meet the additional membership requirements.  These members receive all of the applicable membership benefits but do not have voting privileges.

 

International Livestock Membership

International Livestock Membership is open to suppliers who breed/sell domesticated companion animals (dog, cat, fish, bird, small animal, reptile and equine). Livestock must be intended for sale as companion animals at the retail level. Applicants do not have to have a breeding/kennel/cattery facility or distribution center in the United States and meet the additional membership requirements.  These members receive all of the applicable membership benefits but do not have voting privileges.

 

Translation Flyers

Click on a flag below to download a translated copy of the APPA membership materials.  **Please note that applications and supporting documents must be submitted in English. **