December 11, 2019
Colorful image artistically representing what germs and pathogens might look like when magnified

Infectious Disease Transmission and Air Cleaning for Pet Care Providers

Just one of the articles from Pet Care Pro Quarterly, IBPSA’s digital magazine for pet care services professionals. Basics of Infectious Disease Transmission and Air Cleaning for Pet Care Providers By Annette Uda “Does anyone know how long Bordetella and parainfluenza and other respiratory infections can live in an environment/on a surface?” That was a question posed in IBPSA’s members-only Facebook group page. And the first reply? “I believe it’s 48 hours.” The fact is many infectious pathogens (germs, bacteria, […]
December 9, 2019

Legislative News Update (Vol 1, Issue 6)

This is our final Legislative News Update for 2019. IBPSA is proud to have launched additional legislative support for our membership this year and we’ll keep it rolling in 2020! We’re here to help you stay on top of what could affect you, as well as offer our assistance in educating your legislators on the facts of owning and operating a safe and prosperous pet care business. Animal Policy Group’s Report The Animal Policy Group’s final legislative report for the […]
December 4, 2019

Board(ing) Thoughts: Older Dogs Can Teach Us New Tricks!

Just one of the articles from Pet Care Pro Quarterly, IBPSA’s digital magazine for pet care services professionals. Board(ing) Thoughts is our  Pet Care Pro Quarterly feature from IBPSA advisory board members. These thoughts are courtesy board member Kelly Cullum, CEO and owner of Best Friends Furever Inc. (BFFE), a full-service canine care organization with two locations in the Baltimore, Maryland, area employing more than 80 dog care professionals. BFFE entertains between 100 and 200 guests per facility daily with […]