January 16, 2017

Winn Mews: What about FIP?

IBPSA was very fortunate to have the Winn Feline Foundation as a “neighbor” when we exhibited at the AAHA conference. Established in 1968, Winn Feline Foundation is an internationally recognized public charity that supports studies to improve cat health.  We were impressed by their dedication to improving cat health through research and invited them to share their knowledge with our members. Here is the latest from Winn… One of the most difficult conversations a veterinarian can have with a client and […]
January 6, 2017

Congratulations to Newly PACCC Certified IBPSA Members!

This is massive news for the pet care services industry and pet parents! The first Certified Professional Animal Care Providers (CPACP) have been announced by Professional Animal Care Certification Council – PACCC and we’re THRILLED to see that a WHOPPING 65% are IBPSA Members! We are proud to offer the resources pet care pros need to succeed. Congratulations to this pioneering group in our amazing family of caring pet care providers! Here is what one newly credentialed IBPSA Member told […]
January 4, 2017

Live Chat Q&A with Pricing For Profit Pet Care Facility Success Story

Please join us next Wednesday, January 11th, for a free “live chat” Q&A webinar with a Pricing For Profit pet care facility success story. NOT SURE ABOUT ATTENDING THE PRICING FOR PROFIT WORKSHOP? ASK QUESTIONS AND GET ANSWERS IN THIS LIVE CHAT! Wednesday, January 11th, @ 12PM Central IBPSA’S next Pricing For Profit (P4P) Workshop takes place in Chicago, February 26-27, 2017. If your business has not taken advantage of this unique opportunity dedicated to helping pet care facilities maximize […]
December 6, 2016

What Other Pet Care Facilities Are Saying About Pricing For Profit

IBPSA’S next Pricing For Profit (P4P) Workshop takes place in Chicago, February 26-27, 2017. If your business has not taken advantage of this unique opportunity dedicated to helping pet care facilities maximize profits, put it in your budget now (just $575 for IBPSA Members, $675 for Non-Members), make a plan to attend, and learn. A lot. Don’t wait another year to ensure a growing, secure financial future for you and your business. Pricing For Profit really works. This is what […]
December 1, 2016

Certifiably Excited About Pet Care

Dear Industry Friends and IBPSA Members, I wanted to take just a moment to say how excited I am about this time in our industry as we’re rapidly approaching the announcement of the first exam results from the Professional Animal Care Certification Council (PACCC). Pet care services has taken a giant leap in professionalism and safety with the advent of PACCC’s independent certification and we can’t wait to celebrate those pioneering Certified Professional Animal Care Providers (CPACP) who took the […]
November 29, 2016

Call for Speakers for 2017 Pet Care Services Educational Conference

The International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA) today announced its “Call for Speakers” for the 2017 IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show happening October 3-5, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. Next year’s gathering of business-minded pet care professionals will be the association’s fifth annual conference and promises to be the biggest one yet. “The significant growth in attendance at our education and business-focused conference reflects the rapid expansion of the pet care services industry and the increased […]
November 15, 2016

What Happened in Vegas…

…Is not staying there! We had such an outstanding 2016 IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show in Las Vegas this past October, we just had to revisit the highlights (and post our gallery of photos). From the pre-conference workshops to the more than 30 educational sessions, from opening to closing keynotes, we touched on virtually every major area of small business management and we’ve got the post-conference rundown for you, below. And for those attendees who have […]
November 15, 2016

What is Winn Feline Foundation?

IBPSA was very fortunate to have the Winn Feline Foundation as a “neighbor” when we exhibited at the AAHA conference. We were impressed by their dedication to improving cat health through research and invited them to share more about their foundation with our IBPSA Members… Established in 1968, Winn Feline Foundation is an internationally recognized public charity that supports studies to improve cat health.  Since its inception, Winn Feline Foundation has funded over $5.6 million in health research for cats […]
October 4, 2016

A Conference for the Business of Pet Care

The Sixth Annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show happens October 2-4, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri. Pre-conference workshops kick-off September 30 – October 1. Join hundreds of pet care professionals for a business and education-focused event, presented by the International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA). The pet care business conference features a world-class line-up of speakers and exhibitors to educate and inspire pet care services providers including the owners and managers of pet boarding and […]
September 9, 2016

How to Take the PACCC Exam

We were pleased to host a live online webinar on how to take the first Professional Animal Care Certification Council exam happening in November (2016). More than 250 pet care professionals attended the live webinar to learn about becoming a Certified Professional Animal Care Provider (CPACP) but, if you missed it, you can now watch it online, below. We also have details on our PACCC certification resources for preparing for the exam here. Independent certification in the pet care industry […]