The International Boarding and Pet Services Association (IBPSA) is dedicated to improving your business, your life, and our industry. Hundreds of your industry colleagues have already joined us to better their businesses and improve their lives, how about you?
IBPSA Membership FAST FACTS…
Membership is just $288 year (only $24 a month)
Member benefits include:
- Your business listed in our Member Directory for consumers to find you
Online Learning Management System (LMS) for ease of taking courses and exams including Species Certification courses
- Video library with recorded educational presentations by small business experts in the pet care services industry
- Safety Certification Program for your pet boarding or daycare facility
Free monthly educational webinars
- Preparatory educational materials for independent third-party certification through PACCC
- Member-discounted pricing on a wide array of educational and operational products in our online store
- Member-discounted pricing on our annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show
- Member-discounted pricing on educational workshops held throughout the year
- Having your voice heard through IBPSA’s regulatory and legislative issues support
- Networking opportunities
- Up-to-the minute information on the latest in the pet care services industry via email announcements, quarterly newsletter, IBPSA website and blog, and social media
- IBPSA Vendor Members who provide discounts or other special features for IBPSA Members
- Promotion of IBPSA and its members via press releases, social media, and public awareness campaigns
So, are you ready to join IBPSA? Hundreds of your industry colleagues have already joined us to better their businesses and improve their lives.
Join today and have immediate access to these Animal Care Certification Programs
The IBPSA animal care education and certification programs, developed by veterinarians and industry experts, provide an invaluable base of pet care knowledge for facility owners and their employees. Animal care certifications are available in English, Spanish, and French Canadian.
And coming soon – BASIC and ADVANCED AVIAN, BASIC and ADVANCED RABBIT, BASIC and ADVANCED FERRET, BASIC and ADVANCED GUINEA PIG.
“Our facility has been using IBPSA’s educational programs for every employee since its availability. The education of our entire staff is a cornerstone to our business. Education brings knowledge and knowledge brings the power to do things in a safe and healthy manner for both our employees and the family members entrusted to our care. IBPSA’s programs give our entry level employees a nice foundation to build upon. IBPSA continues to develop certification programs for many aspects of running a facility. The cost of each certification is minimal compared to the value we get in return! Thank you, IBPSA!”
– Al Bowman, Cinder Hills Boarding Kennel
…And our Risk Management Safety Certification Program
This comprehensive program not only offers necessary safety measures for your facility, your employees, and the pets in your care, it also helps your bottom line by providing cost-effective ways to improve risk management programs, reducing losses and positively impacting insurance premium costs. IBPSA was established to support the pet care industry in all aspects of pet care operations, including Risk and Safety Management. To help foster best safety practices, we have developed this Risk Management Safety Certification Program exclusively for IBPSA members.
…And a premier line-up of the products and educational materials you need to run your best business
With 24/7 availability in our online store, IBPSA members can access what they need to save time and be up to date with the information and education they need. Just a sample of what you can access for purchase immediately upon joining:
PACCC CERTIFICATION RESOURCES
To be among the first in your market to earn professional designation and stand apart in the pet services industry, IBPSA offers the education and resources you need to be ready for the PACCC exams.
80+ page editable Word doc. Designed just for the pet care industry. Build a safety plan that will protect you, your employees and your clients. Emergency Action Plan included. Available in English, Spanish, and French Canadian
SAFETY TRAINING PRODUCTS
Slips, Trips, & Falls
Back Safety & Lifting
Fire Safety Program
Editable Word doc that can be tailored to your facility operations. A must for those looking to reduce employee costs and increase efficiency in their facility.