Apply for Approval

One of the best business decisions you will ever make!

 

   

WhyUseApproved

Know who you can trust

There are more businesses and products than ever and it is hard to know as a pet owner who to trust.  With APA Approved, you know the business or product you use is committed to a higher standard and you can use them with confidence.

   

 

   

WhyBecomeApproved

Let your customers know!

You are in business to sell your product or service, and you are committed to the best, but how do you let pet owners know this? There are many factors that are important to your success; A good price, a great product or service and an effective marketing plan. Being APA Approved enhances all aspects of your business and produces measurable results.

   

 

   

WhyAPA

20 years; ZERO serious complaints, law suits or questionable practices.

The APA has a spotless reputation. This is because we do what is right every time. We pass up on huge advertising dollars because we can't afford to be influenced, we do not approve businesses or products that are questionable, we establish policies that are fair and in the best interest of our companion animals; But we are not elitist.  The APA is fair, committed and honest, because you count on us to be and we owe it to our companion friends.

   

 

   

Browse our Approval Options

 

Business Type

Pet Products

  Options: APA 5 Star Approval
Approval Price: $250.00 - $900.00
Item SKU:   PPA

 
  Requires approved application, product samples required for testing, background check.
Contact Richard Perkins @ rperkins@apapets.org or program director Marcie Sapp @ msapp@apapets.org 800-272-7387 x 14

or submit Initial Review here
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Pet Product Line, or complete Company Approval

Options: APA Approval & APA 5 Star Approval
Approval Price: $500.00 - $5000.00
Item SKU:   PPLA

 
 Richard Perkins @ rperkins@apapets.org or program director Marcie Sapp @ msapp@apapets.org 800-272-7387 x 14

or submit Initial Review here
Contact Richard Perkins @ rperkins@apapets.org or program director Marcie Sapp @ msapp@apapets.org 800-272-7387 x 14
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Groomers

Options: Facility 5 Star Approved & Mobile 5 Star Approved
Approval Price: $389.00 - $689.00
Item SKU:   GFA & GMA
 
 Requires approved application, references selected by APA, facility or mobile equipment inspection, background check.

or submit Initial Review here
Contact Jennifer Hughes @ jenniferh@apapets.org or program director Marcie Sapp @ msapp@apapets.org 800-272-7387 x 14
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Kennels/Boarding

Options: 5 Star Approved
Approval Price: $489.00 - $689.00
Item SKU:   KBA
 
Requires approved application, references selected by APA, facility or mobile equipment inspection, background check.

or submit Initial Review here
Contact Jennifer Hughes @ jenniferh@apapets.org or program director Marcie Sapp @ msapp@apapets.org 800-272-7387 x 14
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Veterinary Facilities

Options: 5 Star Approved
Approval Price: $389.00 - $689.00
Item SKU:   KBA
 
Requires approved application, references selected by APA, facility or mobile equipment inspection, background check.

or submit Initial Review here
Contact Jennifer Hughes @ jenniferh@apapets.org or program director Marcie Sapp @ msapp@apapets.org 800-272-7387 x 14
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Pet Sitters/Walkers

Options: 5 Star Approved
Approval Price: $389.00 - $489.00
Item SKU:   PSA & PWA
 
Requires approved application, references selected by APA, background check.

or submit Initial Review here
Contact Jennifer Hughes @ jenniferh@apapets.org or program director Marcie Sapp @ msapp@apapets.org 800-272-7387 x 14
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Pet Services

Options: 5 Star Approved
Approval Price: $250.00 - $950.00
Item SKU:   PSVCA-???
 
Requires approved application, references selected by APA, facility or mobile equipment inspection, background check.

or submit Initial Review here
Contact Jennifer Hughes @ jenniferh@apapets.org or program director Marcie Sapp @ msapp@apapets.org 800-272-7387 x 14
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Trainers

Options: Currently no approval is available
Approval Price: N/A
Item SKU:   PTA
 
Policy being determined for the future.
Contact Jennifer Hughes @ jenniferh@apapets.org or program director Marcie Sapp @ msapp@apapets.org 800-272-7387 x 14
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All Other Pet Businesses

Options: 5 Star Approved
Approval Price: $250.00 - $???
Item SKU:   PBA-O
 
Requires approved application, references selected by APA, facility or mobile equipment inspection, background check and further assessment.

or submit Initial Review here
Contact Jennifer Hughes @ jenniferh@apapets.org or program director Marcie Sapp @ msapp@apapets.org 800-272-7387 x 14
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Multiple Businesses under One Roof

Options: 5 Star Approved
Approval Price: $50.00 - $200.00
Item SKU:   ABSR, ABDL
 
Additional businesses with the same ownership can be approved for a lesser fee as many aspects of the approval will already be completed. Please ask your representative for a quote.

Requires approved application, references selected by APA, facility or mobile equipment inspection, background check and further assessment.

Please submit an Initial Review for your main business and let your representative know you have additional businesses.
Contact Jennifer Hughes @ jenniferh@apapets.org or program director Marcie Sapp @ msapp@apapets.org 800-272-7387 x 14
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