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Julie Rowe 
The Impetus Agency

APPA Celebrates Summer With Fun in the Sun Products

- The American Pet Products Association (APPA) encourages pet owners to get out and have fun with their pets this summer -

(Stamford, CT) – According to the APPA National Pet Owners Survey, the top benefits to pet ownership are companionship, fun to watch, like a family member and good for our health.  With long warm days of summer upon us, the American Pet Products Association (APPA) is excited to highlight products manufactured by APPA members, designed to encourage more of all the things we love most about our pets: more companionship, more activity, and more good old-fashioned fun!   


For dogs that love water, Pop-Up Pool by DOOG gives owners a quick and easy pool anywhere they go. The water-tight canvas bag unfolds into a pop-up pool. No tools or bars needed, simply pop open and fill up. When owners are done, just twist to collapse back to its original easy-to-store size. Whether it’s a camping trip or just having fun in the backyard, the pool is great for dogs of all sizes.

Price: $44.99 – $59.99


Before venturing outdoors this summer, make sure pets are protected from unwanted pests. The Flea and Tick Dog Body Protect Spray and Shampoo by Kin + Kind keeps pests away with natural essential oils chosen to be safe for cats and dogs. The shampoo eliminates pests on contact and the body spray helps to keep them from coming back.

Price: $14.99



Pets can be trendy this summer playing with the Classic Bumper and Fetch Ring by Bay Dog. These toys are perfect for a summertime game of fetch or tug-of-war.  For use on land or water, these toys are made of sturdy ballistic nylon and have a soft filling that is gentle on a dog’s mouth for long-lasting play!

Price: $12.95 – $15.95





Endura Flap Pet Doors give pets a chance to get outside in the summer sun whether owners are home or not. Doors are designed to give pets access to the outdoors while keeping the cooled air inside the home. All pet doors are made with a patented, dual-layered flap which is surrounded on the outer edges by magnets creating a barrier between the home and summer heat or winds up to 50 mph.

Price: $229.00 – $860.00



We all scream for dog ice cream. YumYum Bones by Pet Cakes give pets a healthy ice cream treat for those hot summer days. Made with ingredients including collagen and turmeric, the mix promotes healthy hips and joints on top of providing a cool treat. Plus, it contains no salt, processed sugars, preservatives and is completely grain-free. Just add water to the mix and freeze for three hours and treats are ready to go.

Price: $9.99


For more information, product samples, images or interview opportunities, please contact Liz Thomas at 775-322-4022 or



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 1,200 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), 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 for more information.