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11/21/2016
Pets Get Better With Age: New Trends in Caring for Senior Pets
American Pet Products Association highlights new diet and accessory trends to make senior pet ownership an enjoyable and rewarding experience

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11/10/2016
American Pet Products Association Highlights New Sleek and Serene Trends in Aquatics
As fish owners report appearance and stress relief as key beenfits to ownership, pet product manufacturers introduce innovatice technology to enhance the hobby

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10/11/2016
APPA President and CEO Bob Vetere Receives Pet Age Magazine's Icon Award
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is proud to announce that APPA President and CEO Bob Vetere is a recipient of Pet Age's prestigious ICON Award.

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10/10/2016
Registration for the Second Annual Pet Industry Leadership Conference Now Open
The American Pet Products Association (APPA), Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) and Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) are excited to announce registration for the 2017 Pet Industry Leadership Conference is now open. The conference is scheduled for January 30 to February 2, 2017, at the Montage Hotel in Laguna Beach, California.

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10/10/2016
Global Pet Expo Recognized by Trade Show Executive as "Gold 100"
The premier industry event, Global Pet Expo, Honored as on of TSE's "Gold 100" Listing of the Top Shows of 2015"

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10/06/2016
Pet Products That Give: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
APPA members are doing their part to fight breast cancer this October

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09/12/2016
The Show That Means Business: Global Pet Expo 2017
The premier industry event, Global Pet Expo, is set to take place March 22-24, 2017 in Orlando, Fla.

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08/29/2016
Election Season Fuels New Products in the Pet Industry
American Pet Products Association (APPA) announces new pets in politics trend. This year, pet product manufacturers are taking advantage of the election hype and offering fun and unique products for pets and pet owners.

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08/15/2016
Holiday Gift Givers More Likely Than Ever to Include Fido
American Pet Products Association (APPA) reveals which generation of pet owners will be shelling out the most for our furry friends this holiday season and offers up pet gift guide under $25.

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08/04/2016
Pet Leadership Council Endorses New National Dog Breeder Certification Program- Canine Care Certified
The Pet Leadership Council (PLC) is announcing its support for Canine Care Certified, a new national, voluntary program that sets rigorous, science-based standards for professional breeders.

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07/01/2016
APPA Encourages Summertime Fun with Pets
A look at pet products and tips to help keep pets safe and entertained during the hot summer months.

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06/27/2016
Pets Add Life Announces 8th Annual Children's Pet Poetry Contest Winners
American Pet Products Association (APPA) President and CEO Bob Vetere is proud to announce the six winning poems and their young authors for APPA’s nonprofit campaign, Pets Add Life’s (PAL) 8th Annual Children’s Pet Poetry Contest. Open to third through eighth-grade students across the nation, the annual contest encourages children to share stories about pets in the form of a poem.

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06/15/2016
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) Supports Pets in the Workplace With a Look at Convenient, Office-Friendly Pet Products
Check out fun and convenient pet products to help make bringing pets to work an enjoyable experience.

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06/08/2016
Pet Leadership Council Endorses Purdue University Project to Establish Science-Based Standards for the Care and Welfare of Breeding Dogs
The Pet Leadership Council (PLC), which comprises pet industry leaders, animal welfare organizations, veterinarians and academia, is announcing its support of a Purdue University Study currently underway to improve dog breeder standards.

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06/07/2016
Pet Leadership Council Launches Effort on Responsible Fish Keeping
As Finding Dory movie is expected to spur interest, The Pet Leadership Council (PLC) announces an effort to promote the health and welfare of aquatic life, environmental stewardship, and responsible fish keeping.

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03/28/2016
APPA Releases New Report Detailing Pet Ownership Among Generations
New report breaks down data to gain further insight into pet ownership and product buying behavior among generations

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03/18/2016
Pet Industry Spending Makes History: Surpasses $60 Billion
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) Releases Annual Industry-Wide Spending Figures

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03/17/2016
Bob Vetere Honored at Global Pet Expo
American Pet Products Association (APPA) President and CEO Bob Vetere Honored with Rolf C. Hagen Hall of Fame Award at Global Pet Expo

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01/14/2016
APPA Announces Staff Promotions
Andrew Darmohraj, executive vice president and COO of the American Pet Products Association (APPA), is pleased to announce four new staff promotions across several departments.

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12/03/2015
APPA's Sarah Bopp and Kaitlin Simonfay Honored for Outstanding Contributions and Service
Bopp and Simonfay Win the Diamond Award from the IAEE New York Chapter

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