February 20, 2021

Press Release – February 12, 2021

Contact: Carmen Rustenbeck, CEO International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA) 877-318-8172 ceo@ibpsa.com   For immediate release   Call for 2021 IBPSA Pet Care Conference Speakers February 12, 2021 – Ready to help bring the knowledge and guidance to increase professionalism, boost business, and improve quality of care throughout the pet care services industry? Then don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the Ninth Annual IBPSA Pet Care Business Conference & Trade Show happening September 20-23, 2021, in […]
February 8, 2021

Pet Care Pro Quarterly (Q1 2021)

The Q1 2021 issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly is available online in digital format. From your desktop, you can also download as a PDF (just click the “down” arrow from upper left at the link). Another jam-packed issue with informative and entertaining pet care business insight, news, and trends for pet care services professionals—don’t miss it! Click here to read it now!
December 7, 2020

New IBPSA Infectious Disease Standards

IBPSA, PetAirapy, and Virox Animal Health are proud to present the Infectious Disease Standards for the boarding, daycare and grooming industry. The information provided in these standards comes from publications on infection control and prevention in veterinary practices and dog group settings, along with published university and field research studies on animal care infection control. All of these documents were created by independent experts in the field of animal infectious diseases with a specific focus on locations where high levels of […]
July 24, 2020

Pet Care Pro Quarterly (Q3 2020)

The Q3 2020 issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly is available online in digital format. From your desktop, you can also download as a PDF (just click the “down” arrow from upper left at the link). Another jam-packed issue with informative and entertaining pet care business insight, news, and trends for pet care services professionals—don’t miss it! CLICK HERE TO READ IT NOW  
April 24, 2020

Press Release April 23, 2020

Contact: Carmen Rustenbeck, CEO International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA) 877-318-8172 ceo@ibpsa.com   For immediate release   Pet Care Industry & COVID-19 – Pet Care Service Providers Respond April 23, 2020 – The International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA) believes that new guidelines could unintentionally hurt Pet Care Service providers. Recent CDC recommendations called for isolating pets from any outside contact. This has the potential of impacting services currently being provided for the pets of frontline and essential workers. […]
April 15, 2020

Pet Care Pro Quarterly (Q2 2020)

The Q2 2020 issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly is now online in digital format. From your desktop, you can also download as a PDF (just click the “down” arrow from upper left at the link). Another jam-packed issue with informative and entertaining pet care business insight, news, and trends for pet care services professionals—don’t miss it! CLICK HERE TO READ IT NOW IN THIS “BE PREPARED ISSUE”… How Seo Basics Contribute to Your Pet Care Company’s Success in 2020 […]
January 18, 2020

Pet Care Pro Quarterly (Q1 2020)

The Q1 2020 issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly is now online in digital format. From your desktop, you can also download as a PDF (just click the “down” arrow from upper left at the link). Another jam-packed issue with informative and entertaining pet care business insight, news, and trends for pet care services professionals—don’t miss it! CLICK HERE TO READ IT NOW IN THIS “TECHNOLOGY ISSUE”… Are You Prepared to Go “Old School” if Technology Fails? Creating and Keeping […]
December 11, 2019
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Infectious Disease Transmission and Air Cleaning for Pet Care Providers

Just one of the articles from Pet Care Pro Quarterly, IBPSA’s digital magazine for pet care services professionals. Basics of Infectious Disease Transmission and Air Cleaning for Pet Care Providers By Annette Uda “Does anyone know how long Bordetella and parainfluenza and other respiratory infections can live in an environment/on a surface?” That was a question posed in IBPSA’s members-only Facebook group page. And the first reply? “I believe it’s 48 hours.” The fact is many infectious pathogens (germs, bacteria, […]
December 9, 2019

Legislative News Update (Vol 1, Issue 6)

This is our final Legislative News Update for 2019. IBPSA is proud to have launched additional legislative support for our membership this year and we’ll keep it rolling in 2020! We’re here to help you stay on top of what could affect you, as well as offer our assistance in educating your legislators on the facts of owning and operating a safe and prosperous pet care business. Animal Policy Group’s Report The Animal Policy Group’s final legislative report for the […]
December 4, 2019

Board(ing) Thoughts: Older Dogs Can Teach Us New Tricks!

Just one of the articles from Pet Care Pro Quarterly, IBPSA’s digital magazine for pet care services professionals. Board(ing) Thoughts is our  Pet Care Pro Quarterly feature from IBPSA advisory board members. These thoughts are courtesy board member Kelly Cullum, CEO and owner of Best Friends Furever Inc. (BFFE), a full-service canine care organization with two locations in the Baltimore, Maryland, area employing more than 80 dog care professionals. BFFE entertains between 100 and 200 guests per facility daily with […]