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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.-

(Stamford, CT) –  The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is helping owners prepare for all the 4th of July celebrations with some calming recomendations for their pets before the fireworks begin. While most people enjoy the beautiful lights of fireworks, pets are not a fan of the loud and sporadic noises that accompany them. More and more anti-anxiety products for pets have emerged in recent years.  In fact, according to the APPA National Pet Owners Survey almost a quarter of all dog owners use calming products, with millennials being the largest generation owning calming products for their dogs. To help prevent anxiety and distress, below is a roundup of calming products manufactured by APPA members. *APPA recommends consulting with a veterinarian over any concerns regarding anti-anxiety products.

 

Chill’n Treats by Lord Jameson are formulated with hemp and chamomile to support relaxation and overall wellness. Made with organic ingredients, the treats are layered with PCR hemp, chamomile, peanut butter, coconut and rolled oats. Pets will enjoy taking the edge off with these treats for a fun and relaxed holiday.
Price: $32.00/2-pack
www.lordjameson.com

 

For owners who prefer to give their pets a plush toy, the Snuggle Puppy by Smart Pet Love is designed to provide comfort for pets struggling with anxiety. This product specifically helps puppies and recreates the intimacy of physical warmth with a reusable heat pad included with the product. It also has a heartbeat that can be turned on and off so they feel like they are surrounded by others.
Price: $39.95
www.smartpetlove.com

 

Calm pets with a treat. Calm and Quiet Chews by Therabis helps cats and dogs maintain calm energy through stressful situations. The combination of natural ingredients including hemp oil, L-Theanine and chromium supports stress relief and assist in decreasing anxiety.
Price: $29.97
www.therabis.com

 

 

HomeoPet understands the anxiety that comes with 4th of July and that is why they created Fireworks Relief. All characteristics, including barking, hiding, and panting associated with anxiety, are relieved with the recommended dose of drops. The drops are easy to administer, just mix with water, food or directly into a pet’s mouth.
Price: $17.49
www.homeopet.com

 

 

Alleviate pet’s anxiety, stress and fear with CBD Oil by CBD Dog Health. Made from a medicinal compound extracted from hemp plants, the oil is manufactured with 100 percent food grade ingredients making it extremely safe for pets. CBD oil for cats and dogs is an effective natural solution for pets that need help managing certain behaviors including being anxious and stressed.
Price: $39.95
www.cbddoghealth.com

 

 

Additional information, product samples, images and interview opportunities available upon request.

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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.