August 3, 2018

Through a Dog’s Eyes: Putting a Dog’s Safety, Needs, Feelings First

Through a Dog’s Eyes: The Basics of Putting a Dog’s Safety, Needs, and Feelings First is 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. AND smart pet care will be tackled in sessions at the upcoming IBPSA conference. Learn more and register at petcareconference.com. By Laurie Wagner At Doggie Fun & Fitness in Kingston, Massachusetts, home of the Quiet Dog Daycare Workshop, a therapeutic environment […]
August 2, 2018

IBPSA Full Conference Lineup Announced

Just 2 months to St. Louis! IBPSA is pleased to announce the full conference lineup, along with details on pre-conference events, for the upcoming Sixth Annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show, taking place October 2-4, 2018, at the Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. Pre-conference events begin two days prior. This pet care business conference and companion trade show bring together a lineup of experienced pros with fresh ideas for smart, real-world insight to […]
August 2, 2018

Paws to Consider Flooring for Your Pet Care Center

Paws to Consider Flooring is 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. AND smart pet care center build and design will be tackled in sessions at the upcoming IBPSA conference. Learn more and register at petcareconference.com. By Jeff Adney Expert insight for selecting the proper floor covering for its intended use and getting the most from your flooring choice Flooring. Most often the single, […]
July 26, 2018

Need Staff for Your Pet Care Business? Think Outside the Box

Need Staff? Think Outside the Box  is 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. AND staffing and staff issues will be tackled in sessions at the upcoming IBPSA conference. Learn more and register at petcareconference.com. By Jamie Migdal Hiring Staff. Ah, two of the dirtiest words on the planet, especially for pet business owners. (And we deal with lots of poop every day, so […]
May 25, 2018

3 “Can’t-Miss” SEO Trends for Pet Care Businesses in 2018

By Doug Schatz and the Market Hardware Team – Note: Doug will take an even deeper dive into garnering new client leads and referrals for your pet care business as one of the fantastic speakers at the upcoming Sixth Annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show happening October 2-4, 2018, in St. Louis. If you haven’t registered yet, you can do so and save now with Early Bird rates (end June 22, 2018)! Visit petcareconference.com for more. […]
May 16, 2018

Everyone has a “yabut” and it will hold you back…

Pet Nonprofit Spotlight: Pet Peace of Mind is 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. Yabuts Are Real. You Have Them. by Stephanie Shipley, CPACO Everyone has a yabut and it will hold you back, but do you know yours? Yabuts are the obstacles in everyone’s personal and professional life that are a barrier to ongoing development, career advancement, and business growth. Regardless […]
March 29, 2018

IBPSA “Book Club” for Pet Care Professionals

IBPSA “Book Club” for Pet Care Professionals is 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. When IBPSA recently asked its pet care provider and vendor members for book recommendations, Ken Karmie of K9Grass by ForeverLawn quickly chimed in with an excellent one – The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything by Stephen M.R. Covey. Ken shared why he likes this […]
March 22, 2018

The Man Who Makes Dogs Fly: Dr. Walter Woolf

The Man Who Makes Dogs Fly: Dr. Walter Woolf and the Power of Saying Yes, Knowing Your Purpose, and Mining the Data is 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. “The horses flew by FedEx. Goats, dogs, and cats flew by Continental. And the chickens flew by Delta.” Sounds like the punchline to a joke but, in fact, is how Dr. Walter Woolf […]
March 20, 2018

Health Risks of Chemically Scented Products for Pets and People

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. “Scented laundry products release carcinogens, study finds” That was the headline from CBS News in 2011. According to the news report, a study suggests scented laundry items contain carcinogens that waft through vents, potentially raising cancer risk. The study, published in the August 2011 issue of Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health, indicates the presence of more […]
February 22, 2018

Start Turning Negative Reviews into Positive Results

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 Alain Parcain Your online reputation plays a big part in whether or not a potential customer decides to use your facility. Your reputation is largely based on the unfiltered opinions of your customers, who now have access to a larger audience than ever before. While dealing with unhappy customers has always been a challenge for […]