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Julie Rowe or Jamie Baxter

The Impetus Agency


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-

(Greenwich, CT) – From dog walks and hikes to a classic game of fetch in the park or backyard, the American Pet Products Association (APPA) encourages pet owners to head out and about with four-legged friends this summer. Here are some of the season’s hottest pet products manufactured by APPA members to make time spent with Fido extra fun.

Keeping pets and owners active this summer while saving your outdoor furniture, the new Bionic Urban Stick is a three-in-one floatable fetch, tug and chew toy and features durable rubber specifically designed to withstand aggressive chewing and playing.

Walk or run with pets in style this summer with NANDOG Pet Gear’s Executive retractable leashes. Featuring 12 stylish options wrapped in faux-leather and other materials, leashes extend up to nine feet and are suitable for dogs up to 30 lbs.

Protect Fido’s paws from hot sand and pavement this summer with Pawz disposable, reusable and waterproof dog boots. Made of natural rubber, Pawz are 100% biodegradable and are designed to securely and comfortably fit paws without zippers or straps.

Keep pets active and entertained with an invigorating game of fetch with Hyper Pet’s new K9 Kannon. The easy-to-use ball launcher shoots balls up to 100 feet and features hands-free ball pick up and a storage space for extra tennis balls.

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The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is the leading not-for-profit trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958.  APPA membership includes more than 1,000 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. Visit for more information.