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 […]
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 […]
April 10, 2018

New Issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly! Q2 2018

The Q2 2018 issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly is now online in digital format. From your desktop, you can also download as a PDF (just look for the little down arrow). Another jam-packed issue with informative and entertaining business insight, news, and trends for pet care services providers including: What Does Certification Mean to Dog Trainers? Yabuts Are Real. You Have Them. Every Day Safety The Pet Care Pro Interview: Laura Schorrak, CPACM Book Club Face(book)ing Reality: Why You Shouldn't […]
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 […]
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 […]