APPA Press Releases : pet industry

APPA Press Releases : pet industry

APPA Launches National Pet Poetry Contest for Children
American Pet Products Association (APPA) President Bob Vetere announced today that the organization has launched a National Pet Poetry contest for children through their public awareness campaign Pets Add Life

Pet Industry Robust and Resilient Despite Recession and Cuts
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) Releases $43.2 Billion 2008 Pet Industry Spending Figure and Forecasts Continued Growth in 2009

Global Pet Expo Remains Strong Despite Recession
Global Pet Expo 2009 Lives Up to the Industry's Reputation of Being Recession Resistant With Growth in Attendance Over 2008

Pets Drive Gift Giving Trends This Holiday Season
Great Pet Gifts for the Holidays

APPA Unveils Name Change
Leading Trade Association Changes its Name to Reflect its Expanding Role in the Pet Industry

The Internet Has Gone to the Dogs and Cats, Birds, Fish, Gerbils and Lizards
Pets have become one of the most popular topics online leading to a wave of new social networking sites, product review sites, blogs, news, videos, photos and more all dedicated to pets and their owners according to the American Pet Products Association

APPMA Welcomes New Members
Thirty-three companies have been approved for membership by APPAs Board of Directors

APPMA Names Jules Schwimmer Scholarship and Piggyback Scholarship Winners
The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) would like to congratulate the winners of The APPMA Jules Schwimmer Scholarship Award

High Gas Prices Got Your Tail Between Your Legs
Try some alternative activities with your pet rather than jumping in your car during the dog days of summer

APPMA Hires Office Administrator
The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, (APPMA) has named Michelle Treacy Office Administrator

U.S. Companies Continue Trend of Allowing Pets in the Workplace
A New Survey Conducted by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association Shows Nearly One in Five Companies Allow Pets at Work

APPMA Announces Appointment of Julia Fidenzio Within the N.Y. Bar Association
Fidenzio Appointed Co-Vice-Chair of the Resource/Webpage Subcommittee of the Special Committee on Animals and the Law

Pet Ownership Campaign Stretches Across the Country
Campaign receives airings from national outlets and top markets such as Los Angeles, Houston, and Washington D.C.

Go Green For Earth Day and Include Your Pet Too!
Pet Owners Make Earth Friendly Choices When Choosing Products For Their Pets

Pet Pampering and Pet Health Insurance Drive Pet Industry Sales to Another All Time High
The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association Releases 2007 Pet Industry Spending Figures and 2008 Spending Forecast

Spring Cleaning Does Not Stop at Windows and Closets
Give yourself, and your pet a clean and sparkling environment this Spring

APPMA Announces Promotions
The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) is proud to announce the promotions of three senior staff members

APPMA Welcomes New Members
Fifty-eight companies have been approved for membership by APPMAs Board of Directors

APPMA Welcomes New Members
Ninety-two companies have been approved for membership by APPMA’s Board of Directors.

2007 APPMA Holiday Pet Gift Guide
According to the 2007-2008 American Pet Products Manufacturers Association National Pet Owners Survey, 56% of dog owners and almost half of cat owners will buy their pets a gift this holiday season

No Tricks, Just Treats for Your Pet This Halloween
Halloween isn’t just for kids, as pet parents plan to let their loved ones have some fun too this year

APPMA Welcomes New Members
Fifteen companies have been approved for membership by APPMA’s Board of Directors

APPMA Membership Soars, Demonstrating the Strength of the Association and the Pet Industry
With 29 companies approved for membership, APPMA announces unprecedented membership numbers in excess of 1,000

APPMA Welcomes New Members
Twenty-seven companies have been approved for membership by APPMA’s Board of Directors

New National Pet Owners Survey Details Two Decades of Evolving American Pet Ownership
APPMA Releases 2007 2008 National Pet Owners Survey the Most Comprehensive Data Examining Demographics and Consumer Habits, of US Dog Cat Fish Bird Horse Reptile and Small Animal Owners

Leading Industry Experts Answer Questions Arising from Nationwide Pet Food Recall
The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association President and Board Certified Animal Nutritionist Dr. Pusillo Offer Advice and Answer Commonly Asked Questions

APPMA Urges Pet Owners to Buckle Up Pets
Despite Safety Concerns, Dangers and a Growing Number of State Requirements, Almost Two-Thirds Admit to Not Using a Pet Restraint

New Products and Services Keep Pet Memories Alive
New Statistics Mark World Pet Memorial Day June 10th, 2007

APPMA Names Jules Schwimmer Scholarship and Piggybacking Scholarship Winners
The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) would like to congratulate the winners of The APPMA Jules Schwimmer Scholarship Award, along with the winner of the Earl F. Smith Memorial Scholarship for the 2007-2008 academic year

APPMA Announces Board Changes
Kay Schwichtenberg Named Chairman of the Board, Michael Farmer Named Vice Chairman, Michael O’Bryan Named Secretary/Treasurer

Think Green for Pets this March
Celebrate with environmentally friendly “green” pet products this St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th and Earth Day, March 20th

Health and Services Drive Pet Industry Sales
The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association Releases All Time High 2007 Pet Industry Spending Forecast of $40 Billion

APPMA Welcomes New Members
Thirty-eight companies have been approved for membership by APPMA’s Board of Directors

American Pet Prodcuts Association Joins Forces with Zootoo.com in First Annual Pet Lovers Choice Awards
The Votes from Hundreds of Thousands of Pet Lovers Across America Reveal the 'Best Of' Products and Services at Global Pet Expo

Best Booth Awards Announced for Global Pet Expo 2009
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) are please to announce the winners of the Best Booth Awards from this years Global Pet Expo

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) Announces New Hire
The country's largest pet products association welcomes Karyn Bennitt to the team

New Product Showcase Winners Announced for Global Pet Expo
APPA and PIDA Announce New Product Showcase Winners for Global Pet Expo 2009

Must Have Products for the New First Puppy
The American Pet Products Association offers the latest and greatest puppy products for the new White House pooch

The American Pet Products Association Announces Board Changes
APPA Announces Board Changes

Help Reduce Your Pets Carbon PAWprint this Earth Day
Pet owners can make earth friendly choices when choosing products for their pets

PIJAC CONTINUES LEADING FIGHT AGAINST HR 669
If Passed in Current Form 669 Could Negatively Impact Pet Businesses and More Than One Third of the US Population

APPA Names Jules Schwimmer Scholarship Winners
APPA would like to congratulate the winners of The APPA Jules Schwimmer Scholarship Award

Despite Tough Economic Climate Americans Remain Loyal to Their Pets
In August 2009 the American Pet Products Association APPA asked nearly 21000 pet owners nation wide if the current economy has influenced their pet ownership in any way The results are clearly indicative of a nation that loves their pets one which will stop at almost nothing to keep their faithful companions happy and healthy

Pet Industry Grows More Than 5% in 2009 and Anticipates Nearly 5% Growth Again This Year
The American Pet Products Association APPA just released the annual comprehensive review of spending data and reports which shows overall spending in the pet industry including food supplies veterinary care live animal purchases and other services such as grooming boarding and pet sitting grew by 5 4 from 43 billion dollars in 2008 to a little over 45 billion dollars in 2009 with no declines in any category from 2007

Survey Says: Bird Ownership Brings Joy
Pet birds have flown their way into the heart and homes of American families. According to the 2009/2010 American Pet Products Association APPA National Pet Owners Survey bird owners reported fun to watch have in the household and companionship love company affection as top benefits to ownership One third of bird owners even made provisions in their will and named a caretaker or guardian for their bird Cockatiels continue to be the most popular type of bird owned 35 percent while Parakeets are the second most popular 32 percent Also interestingly the recent Survey reports the highest level of those owning large birds 21 percent in a decade

Pet Owners Make Health a Priority In 2010
Pet owners are responsible for keeping their pets fed clean and exercised Unfortunately unhealthy habits can creep into households with the best intentions Many pets are known for their affinity for food and sleep making it important for pets and their owners to stay healthy and active According to the 2009 2010 American Pet Products Association APPA National Pet Owners Survey 13 percent of dogs and 21 of cats are considered obese or overweight

Horse Owners Cite Companionship as Mane Benefit
From showing to trail riding horses bring entertainment and joy to pet owners around the country According to the 2009 2010 American Pet Products Association APPA National Pet Owners Survey horse owners reported companionship company love and relaxation relieves stress as the top benefits to ownership

Rachael Ray to be Honored at Global Pet Expo 2010
Rachael Ray is named 2010 recipient of the prestigious annual Excellence in Journalism and Outstanding Contributions to the Pet Industry Award

Global Pet Expo 2011 Announces First Ever New Products Showcase Awards Presentation
Global Pet Expo 2011 Announces First Ever New Products Showcase Awards Presentation Best in Show winners to be featured at exclusive first ever awards presentation Dr Marty Becker resident veterinarian on both Good Morning America and The Dr Oz Show and frequent contributor to Parade magazine hosts the first ever New Products Showcase Awards Presentation at Global Pet Expo

Pet Industry Spending Expected to Exceed $50 Billion in 2011
Pet owners are buying more than bare necessities when it comes to their pets In fact according to the industrys leading trade associations spending figures they are willing to pay almost any price when it comes to caring for their pets

Pet Industry CEO Summit Presented by American Pet Products Association (APPA)
The Pet Industry CEO Summit will bring together 150 200 chief executives of pet product manufacturing companies and suppliers to the industry The three day event will feature education exhibits and networking opportunities

American Pet Products Association APPA Board Approves Formation of New Pet Leadership Council
New Council to Consist of Company and Organization Leaders From all Pet Industry Sectors Working Together to Advance the Industry

Pet Industry and Animal Welfare Organizations Join Forces to Address Puppy Mill Abuse

American Pet Products Association Announces Support for Pet Industry Initiatives Topped $2 Million in 2014

The Pet Industry Trade Show Too Big To Miss - Global Pet Expo Officials Announce 2014 Dates and the Show’s 10-Year Anniversary
Thousands of attendees expected to attend the Pet Industrys Largest Annual Trade Show Global Pet Expo 2014 March 12 14 in Orlando Florida

Pet Spending Higher Than Ever with an Estimated $58.5 Billion in Spending in 2014
The American Pet Products Association APPA estimates a 4.9 percent growth over last years $55.72 billion

American Pet Products Association (APPA) To Be Honored at Green Chimneys’ Spring Gala

National Pet Market Opportunity Study Focusing on Previous and Non-Pet Owners to be Unveiled at Global Pet Expo
American Pet Products Association releases National Pet Market Opportunity Study revealing new market growth opportunities

Pet Industry Spending at All-time High
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) Releases Annual Industry-Wide Spending Figures

APPA Expands Member Benefits with Launch of ‘Member Marketplace’
American Pet Products Association members can now access all member benefits from one convenient location.

Announcing The Pet Industry Leadership Conference
The pet industry’s first-ever joint business conference for executives

Captain Mark Kelly and ESPN Analyst, Herm Edwards, Announced as Keynote Speakers for the 2016 Pet Industry Leadership Conference
The pet industry’s first-ever joint business conference is set to take place in Tucson, Arizona January 18-21, 2016

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

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

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.

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.

Pet Industry Spending at All-Time High: Up $6 Billion
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) Releases Annual Industry-Wide Spending Figures

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