The American Pet Products Association (APPA) wants to help pet owners who are at-home with pets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Social isolating is a whole lot better with pets and according to APPA’s 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey, more than half of pet owners report benefits of pet ownership as companionship and that pets help relieve stress.
Below are some products manufactured by APPA members that help keep pets entertained, active and healthy while at-home during quarantine.
Some businesses have been unavailable to pet owners including many groomers across the nation.
Mom’s Goop Six Piece Groomer’s Starter Kit comes with the fixings for a clean dog which include degreaser, shampoo, conditioner, rubber grooming brush, skid proof mat and quick drying towel. Dogs can get the spa treatment at-home with this easy three-step process.
Price: Starts at $62.00
For pet owners who are temporarily working from home, NaturVet Quiet Moments Calming Aid is a good remedy for their pet when they return to the office. The unique blend of Thiamine and L-Tryptophan helps reduce stress and tension, while Melatonin helps to promote rest and relaxation.
Active cats are healthy cats. The Chase Me Toy by Eyenimal keeps indoor cats active and motivated. A motorized ribbon wand moves and changes direction to attract and keep cats entertained for hours to come. It also features two motorized speeds and is powered by batteries.
Many pet owners have taken up working on puzzles during social distancing and now dogs can join in on the fun. The Mandala & Star by My Intelligent Pets is a puzzle that contains two games in one. The game trains a dog’s dexterity and concentration skills while boosting their natural instincts of curiosity, drive to play and sense of smell
As pet owners venture outside, they might want to walk a little longer than usual. The DOOG Walkie Bag and Belt hold all dog walking essentials for a long hike or quick walk around the block.
The stylish crossbody bag comes with a water bottle holder, an inner, water-proof pocket for your phone and includes 20 eco-friendly pick up bags that pull out of the front pocket like tissues.
The dogPacer Treadmill is for those extra active dogs who might need more than a few walks a day or for an owner who can’t keep up with their dog. This dog treadmill is portable, lightweight and safe for the dog. Plus, the digital display offers three prescribed exercise patterns or pet owners may choose to just go at their dog’s pace.
Price: $499.00 plus shipping