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 […]
November 28, 2018

The Most Frequent Question About Our Association Health Plan…

The most frequent question we receive about our new Association Health Plan is “how much does it cost?” Because our IBPSA Members are located all across the United States, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to that question. Your price point will be determined based on your employees’ needs, what state you are in, and many other factors. Our insurance partner, The Keiser Group, needs to have a conversation with each and every one of you who are interested in participating, […]
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 […]
November 2, 2018

Announcing the IBPSA Association Health Plan

Need Affordable Health Insurance? The IBPSA Association Health Plan Is Here! IBPSA is excited to announce the start of our Association Health Plan! We are partnering with insurance industry leaders to offer the most robust and cost-savings plan possible exclusively for IBPSA Members. Plan features include: Open to sole proprietors, small, medium, and large businesses Dental, vision, and life insurance coverages Part-time employee benefit options For the latest information on the health plan, please join us for the following free […]
November 1, 2018

Call for Speakers for 2019 Conference in Palm Springs

CALL FOR SPEAKERS! 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 Seventh Annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Conference & Trade Show happening October 1-3, 2019, at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, California. Speaker applications are now being accepted via our conference website. For more information, including speaker benefits, […]
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

Free Webinar: Implementing Canine Enrichment In Your Facility

UPDATE: This webinar has concluded. IBPSA Members can log into their dashboard and view the completed webinar in the Video Library. Stephanie Shipley, CPACO, is one of the most authentic and engaging speakers in the pet care industry and, as the owner of Paw & Order Inc., her pet care facility in New Brunswick, she knows of what she speaks. You may also recognize her as the face of the PSA released by the Professional Animal Care Certification Council (PACCC) […]
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 […]