April 27, 2017

Pet Care Pro Quarterly – Q2 2017

IBPSA is proud to announce the launch of our new online magazine, Pet Care Pro Quarterly. Our Q2 2017 issue 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 at the link). In this issue, we profile a pet care facility in Arizona helping “pet parents” plan for the future and we take you into the thrilling world of Flyball (the […]
April 25, 2017

A Pal For Life: How One Pet Care Facility is Helping Pet Owners Plan for the Future

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 , Founder and Executor Director, IBPSA Part of the IBPSA team recently had the privilege of visiting with one of our member facilities, Pal’s Inn Pet Resort, LLC, in Fountain Hills, Arizona. As a point of interest, Fountain Hills lays claim to one of the tallest fountains in the world. While a plume […]
April 24, 2017

Fast Bites (April 24, 2017)

Happy Monday, IBPSA Members! Quick news and reminders for you… We’re making the leap to online magazine format for our big quarterly news update. Hope to have it out to you this week, so watch your inboxes! It is filled to the brim with informative and entertaining business insight. PACCC announced their very first Certified Professional Animal Care Manager (CPACM) exam last week. We know many of you have been waiting for this one. It will be offered in June […]
April 23, 2017

Inside a Pet Parent’s Head

Independent survey of more than 650 pet owners asks the why  versus the how much they invest in certain pet boarding, pet sitting services and apps, and veterinary services by Charlotte Biggs Why do pet owners make certain pet care decisions? The recently released National Pet Owner Preferences Study reveals why “pet parents” spend their money on pet boarding, pet sitting services and apps, and veterinary services. IBPSA teamed with Merck Animal Health to commission the study of 652 pet […]
April 14, 2017

Fast Bites (April 14, 2017)

Good Friday morning! We’re heading to Chicago on Monday, so here are your Monday fast bites for your TGIF. Quick news and reminders for you… Our Annual Pet Services Survey will be officially announced shortly, but we want to start spreading the news now because we need everyone’s help with one the most valuable surveys for our industry! The survey results will reveal key benchmarks and financial insights to help you wisely spend and budget for your business. PLUS you […]
April 12, 2017

The National Pet Owner Preferences Study Released

Independent survey of more than 650 pet owners about their experience with pet boarding, pet sitting services and apps, and veterinary services gets “inside the head” of pet parents April 12, 2017 – Why do pet owners make certain pet care decisions? The National Pet Owner Preferences Study, just released by the International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA), reveals why “pet parents” spend their money on pet boarding, pet sitting services and apps, and veterinary services. The professional trade association […]
April 10, 2017

Fifth Annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show Announced

Conference dedicated to the business and personal success of members of the pet care services industry set for October 3-5, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida  April 10, 2017 – The International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA) today announced that “earliest bird” registration for the trade association’s Fifth Annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show is now open. The educational event, happening October 3-5, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida, features a line-up of new faces and seasoned pros all […]
April 10, 2017

Fast Bites (April 10, 2017)

Good Monday morning! Quick news and reminders for you… Has your business received any community recognition lately? Are you part of a special charitable event? So many of you are doing so many good things, please let us know about it! We want to celebrate you and you’ll make our social media manager very happy. We love to tag and share! Speaking of… Reminder that our next FREE webinar exclusively for IBPSA Members is this Wednesday (April 12th) with Susan […]
April 5, 2017

Wednesday Fast Bites (April 5, 2017)

Good Wednesday morning! Quick news and reminders for you… We were still recovering from the AAHA show in “Nashvegas” so it’s a special Wednesday edition of our usual Monday fast bites! Attendee registration will open very soon for our Fifth Annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show happening October 3-5, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. When registration goes live you’ll also be able to see the amazing line-up of speakers and sessions we’ll have for you this year. […]
March 27, 2017

Monday Fast Bites (March 27, 2017)

Good Monday morning! Quick news and reminders for you… Our awesome IBPSA Members do it again! Three more earn Certified Professional Animal Care Provider (CPACP) status! Congratulations to Joy Jones, CPACP, and Dave Jones, CPACP, Owners, Your Pet Space in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Kasey Litt, CPACP, President, Kritter Keepers Pet Services, Acworth, Georgia. The next opportunity to take the CPACP exam is in June, but the deadline to register is May 1st! Get the details on the PACCC […]