April 17, 2019

Nominations for Pet Care Business Excellence Awards Now Open!

IBPSA is pleased to announce nominations are now open for the first IBPSA Pet Care Business Excellence Awards (“the Ibbys”). Awards will be presented to winning pet care services providers and industry vendors at the Seventh Annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa near Palm Springs, California. IBPSA is thrilled to be able to specially honor those raising the bar for professionalism and success […]
April 16, 2019

New Issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly (Q2 2019) Unleashed!

Q2 2019 issue of IBPSA’s digital magazine Pet Care Pro Quarterly is now online and available to read for free 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). It’s another jam-packed issue with informative and entertaining pet care business insight, news, and trends including: How to nominate your pet care business (and nominate a […]
April 2, 2019

Equity, Debt and the Financing Process

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 George Harrop Preparing your business for growth Whether you’re a startup looking for an initial investment or you have an established company looking to expand, buy real estate or equipment, or perhaps even purchase another business, there are several basic concepts you need to understand in order to secure the cash you desire. What exactly […]
March 28, 2019

Is Your Pet Care Business Sustainable?

Is Your Pet Care Business Sustainable? Creating Financial, Environmental, and Workplace Success (A Webinar Series) This webinar series, presented free for IBPSA Members, is dedicated to teaching pet care services professionals new ways to grow their businesses through: Innovative cost savings programs Sustainability improvements Staff and customer service growth initiatives When? Wednesdays at 1PM Central on April 24, May 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2019. What? Using proprietary research and proven case studies, the Pet Sustainability Coalition (PSC), a thriving […]
March 19, 2019

2019 Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show

Conference dedicated to the business and personal success of members of the pet care services industry set for October 1-3, 2019, in Palm Springs, CA March 19, 2019 – The International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA) today announced the session and speaker line-up for the association’s Seventh Annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show. The pet care services industry business event, happening October 1-3, 2019, at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa near Palm Springs, CA, […]
March 4, 2019

Pet Care Services Business Education Week

IBPSA is excited to once again present Pet Care Services Business Education Week, a week-long series of business webinars devoted to the world of pet care services. As always, this educational event will be FREE for IBPSA Members but, this year, we’re opening up to *Non-members as well for just $149 for the entire week of classes. Check out the session and speaker line-up, below! GO TO REGISTRATION *Not an IBPSA Member? You can join right now. In addition to this […]
February 20, 2019

Every Day Safety: Insurance (Just a Little Coverage Chat)

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 Ben Day  A new year is well under way and, no doubt, you have updated your safety program. You reviewed it around the same time you did your annual safety training (which included HAZCOM, of course). Right? And, certainly, it goes without saying that you reviewed all of your insurance policies.  Wait. What? You forgot […]
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 […]