-With pets being a part of the family, National Safety Month is a good reminder to keep pets’ safety top of mind too –
(Stamford, CT) – The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is encouraging pet owners to study up on pet safety, especially during National Safety Month which is observed annually in June and focuses on promoting safety at work, on the road and in homes and communities. One can never be too prepared when it comes to the safety of family and that includes furry, scaly and winged family members. Staying informed and having the appropriate products available to keep pets safe is the first step to helping prevent accidents from happening and minimize risk. Below is a round-up of products manufactured by APPA members to help keep pets safe throughout the year.
The Reflective Kitty Holster Safety Vest by Crazy K Farm takes an extra step to keep cats safe during walks. For cats who are trained on a leash, they can now feel safe and secure with the harness even at night. The added reflective feature helps cats be seen from far away at night.
Dogs love car rides and now they can safely enjoy them with the Deluxe Pet Safety Seat by PetSafe®. It uses Safe-T-Core™ technology, a rigid internal structure that integrates with the vehicle seat belt to provide added security, and installs securely in one minute in the front or back seat.
Before hitting the great outdoors, grab PAWZ Dog Boots to protect dogs’ paws all-year long from dangerous surfaces. These booties maximize their time out outdoors and easily slip on without zippers or straps. Made from natural rubber, they are 100 percent biodegradable and can be reused.
Price: $14.00 – $20.00
The Bike Tow Leash offers a safe alternative to biking with a dog. The flexibility of the leash absorbs harsh jerks and allows dogs to avoid obstacles. Owners can have a smooth ride without a leash getting tangled or interfering with pedaling.
Have everything you need all in one kit for paws, noses and minor scratches. The Pura Naturals Healing Kit includes their Nose Rescue, Paw Rescue and Healing Aid. This perfect on-hand kit gives pet owners a fast solution in case of an accident. All products are certified USDA organic, chemical-free, paraben-free and fragrance-free.
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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 1,300 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), Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) Pets and Vets Program, 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 www.americanpetproducts.org for more information.