October 24, 2017

8 Must-Do Human Resources Activities for Year End

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 Lori Kleiman It's that time of year already. Before you know it we'll be moving into 2018. Don’t let the year get away from you without tackling the following HR activities. W2 preparation - Review your payroll system and be sure all data is entered and accurate for this year. Double check that you have […]
October 9, 2017

New Issue! Pet Care Pro Quarterly (Q4 2017)

The Q4 2017 issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly 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 of your screen at the link). Another jam-packed issue with informative and entertaining business insight, news, and trends for pet care services providers - don't miss it! READ PET CARE PRO QUARTERLY (Q4) HERE Missed an issue? Issue archive is available at ibpsa.com/petcarepro.
July 12, 2017

5 and 1/2 Reasons to Attend a Pet Care Industry Conference

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 it's so easy to learn and interact online now – webinars, podcasts, Facebook Live - has the importance of attending live and in-person professional conferences been rendered obsolete? You're virtually keeping in touch with business colleagues and you're busy, tired, and business is going pretty well as it is. Why even bother? As the Fifth […]
July 6, 2017

Pet Care Pro Quarterly – Q3 2017

The latest issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly is out! Read it online or, from your desktop, you can also download as a PDF (just click the "down" arrow from upper left at the link). This issue is jam-packed with informative and entertaining business insight, news, and trends for pet care services providers - don't miss it! READ IT NOW
June 14, 2017

All in for Cat Health with the Winn Feline Foundation

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 talented Ricky on piano. Photo courtesy Steve Dale. by Vicki L. Thayer DVM, DABVP (Feline, Executive Director, Winn Feline Foundation with Steve Dale, CABC In Las Vegas on March 10, 2017, fifteen dedicated Winn Feline Foundation volunteers, all experts in their fields, came together for a day of intensive review of nearly 40 research grant […]
May 31, 2017

Developing a Sales Culture In a Non-Sales World

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 Jan Spence If you ask any pet care services professional why they got into the business of animals, the answer will most certainly highlight their love of animals, their love of medicine, their love of science. Very few, if any, will answer that they pursued a career as a pet boarding facility owner, veterinarian, or […]
May 23, 2017

PPC vs. SEO: Why Your Pet Care Business Needs the Right Balance of Each

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. Why your pet care business needs the right balance of each for a knock-out web marketing strategy by Alain Parcain One of the most common questions my web marketing team and I get while speaking at industry tradeshows or providing educational webinars is, “which strategy is right for me?” Businesses are constantly focused on finding the […]
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 […]