November 9, 2018

You Asked, We Answer: A Pet Care Business Expert Panel

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. Earlier this year, the International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA) looked at all of the questions, concerns, and feedback provided in a survey of its pet care professional members. Along with that information, the hot topics discussed on IBPSA’s 650+ member Facebook group page were taken into consideration to structure an informative panel of pet […]
October 30, 2018

The State of the Pet Care Services Industry

Guarding Our Professional Reputation: The State of the Pet Care Services Industry 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. By Carmen Rustenbeck During the 2012 election campaign, then President Obama, who faced candidate Mitt Romney, was interviewed by a local radio station in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The first interview question posed was “red or green?” Initially, President Obama did not understand the […]
October 29, 2018

Pet Care Business Staffing: Hire Slow, Fire Fast

Hire Slow, Fire Fast 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. By Jamie Migdal, CPDT-KA Jamie Migdal, founder and CEO of FetchFind, is well-versed in what it takes for pet care businesses to grow and sustain a team of qualified pet care professionals. In the Q3 2018 issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly, she presented innovative ways to find pet care professionals in […]
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 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

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 […]
July 3, 2018

New Issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly! Q3 2018

The Q3 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 at the link). Another jam-packed issue with informative and entertaining business insight, news, and trends for pet care services providers including: Need Staff? – Think outside the box Paws to Consider Flooring – Expert insight for selecting the proper floor covering […]
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 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 […]