October 17, 2018

New Issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly is Online Now!

The Q4 2018 issue of IBPSA’s digital magazine Pet Care Pro Quarterly is now online and available via the READ IT NOW button, below. From your desktop, you can also download as a PDF (just look for the little down arrow in the upper left hand corner at the READ IT NOW link). Another jam-packed issue with informative and entertaining business insight, news, and trends for pet care services providers including: Hire Slow, Fire Fast – Smart staffing guidance You […]
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 25, 2018

2018 Annual Pet Care Services Financial Survey Report Released

This past spring, IBPSA, in conjunction with The Dog Gurus, commissioned the survey of pet care services business owners based on their 2017 financials. What did the analysis of financial data provided by 279 pet care services providers reveal? What did your industry colleagues report? How much are they making? How much are they spending? How do they compare to your financials? Where is the industry headed? Get all the answers you need to know in this seminal report. For […]
July 17, 2018

Free Webinar: Pet Care Services Financial Survey Report

Pet care professionals are invited to a free webinar on July 25, 2018, to learn the results of surveying financial data provided by pet care services providers Now in its fourth year, and with more survey participants than ever, the 2018 Annual Pet Care Services Financial Survey of pet care services providers, commissioned by International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA), in conjunction with The Dog Gurus, offers keen financial insight into industry strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities, as well where […]
June 13, 2018

The Pet Care Pro Interview: Laura Schorrak, CPACM

The Pet Care Pro Interview: Laura Schorrak, CPACM 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. Laura Schorrak is a charter member of IBPSA (celebrating five years of membership this July), a Certified Professional Animal Care Provider (CPACP) and Manager (CPACM), and the owner of three dog daycare and training facilities in Madison, Wisconsin – The Dog Den (two locations) and The Puppy […]
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 2, 2018

Pet Nonprofit Spotlight: Pet Peace of Mind

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. People have come to bond with their pets in much the same way they bond with the other people they love. Pets become family members and provide a source of comfort much like close friends or relatives. It is no wonder that pets often play a critically important […]
May 2, 2018

Get Certified in Infectious Disease Management for Free

Heroes for Healthy Pets LIVE from Chicago June 6, 2018 Get certified in Infectious Disease Management for free with Heroes for Healthy PetsTM The Heroes for Healthy PetsTM certification program was created to help veterinary professionals and pet businesses create facilities dedicated to being disease free. The program is co-sponsored by the International Boarding & Pet Services Association, the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, Pet Sitters International, Barkleigh Productions, VETgirl and PetVet Magazine and is powered by Clorox […]
April 23, 2018

Now Open: 2018 Annual Pet Services Financial Survey

“I believe in innovation and that the way you get innovation is you fund research and you learn the basic facts.” – Bill Gates The actual total amount of U.S. pet industry expenditures for 2017 was $69.51 Billion. The estimate for 2018, per American Pet Products Association, is $72.13 Billion. And, again, that’s just the U.S. You are part of a multi-billion dollar worldwide industry and you can be part of its innovation – not only for the industry as […]