February 12, 2019

Sprays? Ozone? Ionizers? UV? What’s the Right Way to Clean the Air?

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 Annette Uda Type does Lysol cle into the Google search function and its autocomplete function will give you this as the first option to search:  does Lysol clean the air As explained by Google, these search query autocompletes are predictions rather than suggestions. They are Google’s best predictions of the query you were likely to […]
February 7, 2019

IBPSA Teams with Animal Policy Group to Bring Legislative Support

IBPSA Teams with Animal Policy Group to Bring Legislative Support for Association Members February 7, 2019 – The International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA), the trade association for the pet care services industry, today announced that it has teamed with the Animal Policy Group to bring additional legislative insight and support for the association’s members. The Animal Policy Group works with organizations to analyze and develop comprehensive policy strategies and the messages to communicate these viewpoints. As the pet care […]
February 4, 2019

The 5 Concepts Every Pet Care Pro Should Know

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, CPT-KA Jamie Migdal, CPT-KA, founder and CEO of FetchFind, a staff training solution for pet care businesses, is well-versed in what it takes for pet care businesses to grow and sustain a team of qualified pet care professionals. In past issues of Pet Care Pro Quarterly (see articles footnote), Jamie has addressed unique and […]
January 30, 2019

The Importance of the IBPSA Member Digital Badge

Have you considered what the IBPSA Member digital badge means to you and your clients? In a nutshell, digital badges build legitimacy and trust with your clients. As pet care providers you understand the level of trust given to you when caring for pets. Trust is hard to build and easily lost. There is not a week that goes by that the news cycle does not remind us of this. When you place your official IBPSA Member digital badge on […]
January 29, 2019

Cyber Safety for Pet Care Businesses (Pet Care Pro)

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. “While the threat of a cyber attack is real for businesses of all sizes, nearly half of small businesses in the U.S. have suffered a cyber attack in the past year. Small businesses are less likely to have strategies in place to ward off attacks, detect them early if they do occur, and reduce the damage. […]
January 15, 2019

New Issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly (Q1 2019) Unleashed!

The Q1 2019 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: Building Better Relationships with Veterinarians by Improving Requirements Quick Like a […]
January 2, 2019

IBPSA Announces New COO and Three New Advisory Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2, 2019 – The International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA) today announced that Benjamin L. “Ben” Day has joined the association as its Chief Operating Officer. The association also announced the appointment of three new members to serve on its advisory board: Kelly Cullum, CEO and owner of Best Friends Fur Ever, Inc., Mike Hajduk, president of Callahan Roach Business Solutions, and Alex McKinnon, founder and CEO of Kinn, Inc. “Many in the pet care services […]
December 17, 2018

Fast Bites (Big D) – December 17, 2018

Every Monday, IBPSA’s founder Carmen Rustenbeck shares with membership her “fast bites” of pet care industry news, tips, and reminders. Here’s her latest for December 17, 2018… Good Monday, IBPSA Members! I am writing this from the road in Dallas, Texas, where I’ve been working with Ben Day to be ready to hit the ground running on January 1st when he officially comes on board as our new COO. As I announced at conference, I could not be more excited to […]
December 11, 2018

New IBPSA Member Benefit: Web Marketing Education Dashboard

IBPSA is pleased to announce that our pet care industry allies at Market Hardware are launching the IBPSA SmarterWebHub, an online dashboard that offers our IBPSA Members quick and easy to access to key information that impacts your website marketing and your business. This new benefit will be provided to IBPSA Members at no cost for one full year. After that year, you will have the option to renew at a special price. Here is what you’ll find when you […]
December 4, 2018

Three Wise Tips for Making the Mo$t of the Pawlidays!

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. “Millennials plan to spend big this holiday season – on their pets” – Bloomberg “Christmas is also a key time of the year when people want to treat their pets as they are an integral party of the family celebrations over the festive period and they are often looking for last-minute purchases.” – Talking Retail Are you ready […]