APA in your community!

While the APA is one of the nation's most ethical and reliable national pet organizations, its role on the local level is our most important effort.




New PPC Sign

Better visibility, longer lasting.

Updated: April 28, 2018


Going Local

The APA Community Pet Plan is going local! Look for an APA Community Representative in your area.

Updated: April 29, 2018


Planned Pet Communities

demoSometimes you just need a plan! The APA can help your community be a better pet community, for the pet, the pet own and those who do not own pets!

Updated: March 12, 2018


The Community Pet Plan

Most of us know the incredibly positive impact our pets have in our lives. However, in some cases pet owners may not be as responsible as they should be or non pet owning residents can be a little intolerant.

The Plan is designed to allow pet owners to be a positive addition to their communities and to be sure that their pets are able to live within the community while;

  • Not being a nuisance or bother to non pet owning  residents
  • Being safe and sanitary
  • Not having a negative effect on wildlife
  • Living humane, positive and happy lives

The Community Pet Plan offers significant benefits to pet owner, non pet owning neighbors, the environment and the community in general.

Communities which in the past discouraged pets can now feel free to welcome pet owners into their communities without the concern of a negative impact.

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