May 17, 2017

Flyball!

Just one of the articles from Pet Care Pro Quarterly, IBPSA’s digital magazine for pet care services professionals. Read the current issue online here. by Steve Corona Flyball…the rock and roll of dog sports! At first glance, Flyball is quite the contrast to the more traditional obedience based events. Loud with barking dogs and their handlers getting them amped up, it’s like attending a rock concert versus a symphony. But don’t let the apparent chaos fool you, these dogs are […]
May 9, 2017

What Pet Resorts Need To Know About Reputation Management

Just one of the articles from Pet Care Pro Quarterly, IBPSA’s digital magazine for pet care services professionals. Read the current issue online here. by Phillip Barnhart In 101 Dalmations, dogs spread news and gossip using the “twilight bark”.  If dogs and cats really could provide reviews today, reputation management would be easy. But with humans involved, you can’t count on Danny the Great Dane at Hampstead to get the word out. The reality is human reviews on review and […]
April 27, 2017

Pet Care Pro Quarterly – Q2 2017

IBPSA is proud to announce the launch of our new online magazine, Pet Care Pro Quarterly. Our Q2 2017 issue is now online in digital format at the link, below. From your desktop, you can also download as a PDF (just click the “down” arrow from upper left at the link). In this issue, we profile a pet care facility in Arizona helping “pet parents” plan for the future and we take you into the thrilling world of Flyball (the […]
April 25, 2017

A Pal For Life: How One Pet Care Facility is Helping Pet Owners Plan for the Future

Just one of the articles from Pet Care Pro Quarterly, IBPSA’s digital magazine for pet care services professionals. Read the current issue online here. by Carmen Rustenbeck , Founder and Executor Director, IBPSA Part of the IBPSA team recently had the privilege of visiting with one of our member facilities, Pal’s Inn Pet Resort, LLC, in Fountain Hills, Arizona. As a point of interest, Fountain Hills lays claim to one of the tallest fountains in the world. While a plume […]
April 23, 2017

Inside a Pet Parent’s Head

Independent survey of more than 650 pet owners asks the why  versus the how much they invest in certain pet boarding, pet sitting services and apps, and veterinary services by Charlotte Biggs Why do pet owners make certain pet care decisions? The recently released National Pet Owner Preferences Study reveals why “pet parents” spend their money on pet boarding, pet sitting services and apps, and veterinary services. IBPSA teamed with Merck Animal Health to commission the study of 652 pet […]