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May 10, 2012
Julie Rowe or Jamie Brant
The Impetus Agency
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-
(Greenwich, CT) – With the big summer games around the corner, allow pets to enjoy their own games and activities to stay active and busy. On behalf of the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and its hundreds of members, here is a look at interactive and stimulating games and toys for furry, scaly and winged family members.
Busy Buddy Rip ‘n Tug
The Rip ‘n Tug™ toys are fun and stimulating, reward-based toys that come in three styles, the Ball, Barbell and Lotus. Constructed of durable fabric, the toys use hook-and-loop fasteners as a closure mechanism so dogs stay busy ripping them open to reach the treat prize inside. http://www.premier.com/View.aspx?page=dogs/products/toys/ripntug/description
Aikiou Stimulo Cat Feeder
Allowing cats to exercise problem-solving instincts and ultimately be rewarded with food, the Aikiou Stimulo Cat Feeder features multiple tubes where treats can be hidden for cats to find using their paws. www.aikiou.com
R2 Fish School
Using simple and positive reinforcement, the R2 Fish School teaches fish new techniques to learn a variety of tricks and sports including limbo, fetch, football, soccer and more. The kit includes an instructional DVD, training accessories and more. http://r2fishschool.com/
FitPAWS® Hurdle Set
Now dogs of all sizes can get fit. The FitPAWS Hurdle Set is a completely adjustable and portable dog agility cone and hurdle set that includes four 40-inch jumping bars, eight orange hurdle cones with cut-out holes for additional bars, eight height-adjustment attachments and a black nylon carrying bag.
Toys by Super Bird Creations
With a wide variety of bird toys including swings and bungees for birds of all sizes and types, Super Bird Creations provides pets with safe, engaging and durable toys. Made of safe materials such as vegetable leather and 100 percent natural cotton rope, these bird toys are sure to provide hours of fun. http://www.superbirdtoys.com/products/
A new twist on the classic game of fetch, keep Fido fit and active with the Kurgo Winga. Allowing owners to launch discs up to 200 feet, the Winga is easy to use and encourages pets to run, jump and fetch in any field, playground or park. http://www.kurgostore.com/products/Winga.html
PetSafe® Ring Jump
You’ll love watching your pet jump through the PetSafe Ring Jump! Allowing dogs to practice tremendous agility due to its confined space, the Ring Jump is also made of soft material to keep pets safe and is a great training tool. http://www.petsafe.net/products/training-systems/agility-sets/ring-jump
For more information, hi-res images, product samples or interview opportunities, please contact Jamie Brant at 775-322-4022 or Jamie@theimpetusagency.com.
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 www.americanpetproducts.org for more information.