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 […]
August 23, 2018

Display Ad Retargeting: Affordable Replacement for Expensive PPC Ads

Display Ad Retargeting 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. AND author Doug Schatz will take an even deeper dive into the best marketing strategies for your pet care business at the upcoming IBPSA conference. Learn more and register at petcareconference.com. by Doug Schatz In the constantly evolving world of web marketing, can your business really afford to overspend on an outdated web […]
August 15, 2018

For the Birds! Avian Housing Basics for Pet Care Pros

For the Birds! Avian Housing Basics 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. AND smart pet care will be tackled in sessions at the upcoming IBPSA conference. Learn more and register at petcareconference.com. According to the 2017-2018 American Pet Products Association’s National Pet Owners Survey, you can find at least one pet bird in 7.9 million households in the United States. Overall, there […]
August 3, 2018

Through a Dog’s Eyes: Putting a Dog’s Safety, Needs, Feelings First

Through a Dog’s Eyes: The Basics of Putting a Dog’s Safety, Needs, and Feelings First 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. AND smart pet care will be tackled in sessions at the upcoming IBPSA conference. Learn more and register at petcareconference.com. By Laurie Wagner At Doggie Fun & Fitness in Kingston, Massachusetts, home of the Quiet Dog Daycare Workshop, a therapeutic environment […]
August 2, 2018

IBPSA Full Conference Lineup Announced

Just 2 months to St. Louis! IBPSA is pleased to announce the full conference lineup, along with details on pre-conference events, for the upcoming Sixth Annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show, taking place October 2-4, 2018, at the Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. Pre-conference events begin two days prior. This pet care business conference and companion trade show bring together a lineup of experienced pros with fresh ideas for smart, real-world insight to […]