Welcome to the Association of Professional Animal Waste Specialists

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aPaws is a trade association of professional animal waste specialists. We uphold a strict standard of what is to be expected of our members in the care and treatment of all animals.

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Convention 2015

The 12th annual Pooper Scooper convention and turd herding contest is being held at the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, New Jersey from Sept. 25th- 27th, 2015.   

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For more information visit the Convention News page.

Please help Firefighters and EMS Personnel!

Make a donation to help raise money for Pet Oxygen Masks!

aPaws continually raises funds to purchase pet oxygen mask for firefighters and EMS Personnel. The cone-shaped plastic masks, which come in three sizes and fit snugly on snouts and can help resuscitate animals suffering from smoke inhalation. Firefighters and EMS personnel who would like to request equipment for their station are invited to send an email to letting us know about your needs. For more details click here.

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