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Go big with these small animal products

Essential pet products to keep your little pets happy, healthy and entertained.

STAMFORD, Conn., May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The American Pet Products Association (APPA) recognizes that small pets hold a big place in our hearts, from hamsters to rabbits and everything in between. APPA has compiled some of the best small animal pet products to try this spring to celebrate our smallest pets, including treats, bedding and more.

“According to APPA’s 2021-2022 National Pet Ownership Survey, approximately 6.2 million households in the United States currently own a small animal,” said the company’s vice president of marketing. ‘APPA. Diana Tiberio. “Fifty-eight percent of small animal owners rate their pets as fun to have around the house, and half of owners believe their small animal provides them with companionship, love and affection. “With all that our little animals do for us, now is the perfect time to provide them with key products that will keep them comfortable and satisfied.”

Read on for a list of innovative small animal products offered by APPA members:

Tropical Carnival Original Gourmet & Natural Foods for Small Animals
Tropical Carnival Original Gourmet small animal foods are specially formulated to meet the daily nutritional needs of all your small animals. The food also provides foraging opportunities through the inclusion of unique ingredients that pets will actively seek out. Tropical Carnivals also offers natural small animal foods fortified with vitamins and nutrients with wholesome treats, using natural colors and flavors to stimulate foraging instincts.
Price: $9.49$35.49

Tiny Friends Farm Reggie Rat & Mimi Mouse Tasty Mix
Reggie Rat & Mimi Mouse Tasty Mix by little friends farm is a naturally tasty and nutritionally balanced food suitable for rats and mice of all ages. The blend promotes health and vitality, packed with delicious ingredients like corn, oats, wheat and peas – and no added sugars. With flaxseed added to keep skin and coat in top condition, Reggie Rat & Mimi Mouse Tasty Mix keeps pets healthy inside and out.
Price: $9.99

Selective rat and mouse for science
With its one-component extruded nutrient nuggets, Science Selective Rat & Mouse prevents selective feeding and promotes well-being. The food contains apple and blackcurrant, with a natural taste and no added sugars or artificial colours. Recommended by veterinarians and an excellent choice to help keep rats and mice healthy.
Price: $17.99

InTune Ferret
InTune Ferret is the only ferret food available with sustainable ingredients, made with wild caught and sustainable foods. Alaska pollock. The food is free of meat by-products, artificial ingredients, grains and legumes. Formulated for your ferret’s unique nutritional needs, this food is developed using fair fishing practices and minimal environmental impact!
Price: $26.99

Versele-Laga All-in-One Complete Nutrition
Unlike most commercially available feeds, Versele-Laga Complete All-In-One Nutrition is made by extrusion rather than pressed pellets. This results in better palatability and bioavailability of important nutrients for rabbits, guinea pigs and chinchillas. The food provides ingredients formulated for the specific nutritional needs of each species, is non-GMO and contains no artificial colours, flavors or preservatives.
Price: $14.29$18.99

Naturals Selective Harvest Loops
Tasty and nutritious treats for hamsters, gerbils, rats and mice, Selective Naturals Harvest Loops combine apples, peanuts and flax seeds for a deliciously tempting snack. Harvest Loops supports the overall health of omnivorous small animals with no added sugars or artificial colors. These treats are perfect as a tasty addition to supplement the main diet for hand feeding, helping to promote interaction and bonding.
Price: $4.99

Carefresh Paper Litter for Small Pets
Carefresh Small Animal Paper Bedding is ultra-absorbent, plush and designed to make your pet feel right at home. Unlike other small animal litters, carefresh is made entirely from raw natural fibers obtained directly from the source. Plus, carefresh is twice as absorbent as shavings, 99% dust-free, and even provides 10-day odor control.
Price: $8.99$23.99

For more information, product samples, images or interview opportunities, please email [email protected].

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is the premier trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958. APPA members include nearly 1,000 pet product manufacturers, their livestock representatives, importers and suppliers representing both large and growing companies. APPA’s mission is to promote, develop and advance pet ownership and the pet products 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 APPA Gives Back initiatives: Pets Add Life (PAL), the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), by Tony La Russa Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) Pets and Vets Program, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) and Pet Care Trust and Pets in the Classroom. Visit for more information and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

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SOURCE American Pet Products Association