NAPPS-11-Certified-Logo-120The NAPPS (National Association of Professional Pet Sitters) Certification Program provides pet sitters with a broad-ranged and in-depth program in pet sitting. The state-of-the-art curriculum, which requires the time commitment of a semester college course, includes topics in pet care, health, nutrition and behavior, as well as, business development and management, and a complete pet first aid course.

The National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) is a national nonprofit trade association dedicated to promoting the concept of in-home pet care, supporting the professionals engaged in at-home pet care, promoting the welfare of animals and improving and expanding the industry of pet sitting. NAPPS provides valuable credibility, networking and education to help foster the success of their members.

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Founded by pet-sitting industry pioneer and author of Pet Sitting for Profit Patti J. Moran, Pet Sitters International (PSI) is the world’s largest, most-trusted educational association for professional pet sitters.

PSI is dedicated to educating professional pet sitters and promoting, supporting and recognizing excellence in pet sitting. With nearly 7,000 professional pet-sitting members, PSI is the knowledge leader for in-home pet care and pet-sitting services. Collectively, PSI’s member businesses make more than 16 million visits to more than 725,000 clients on an annual basis.

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business-insurers-of-carolinas122x200Business Insurers of the Carolinas has been writing General Liability Insurance and Dishonesty Bonds for pet sitters via our association programs since 1992, offering the broadest coverage in the industry for the pets and property in your care – whether in your client’s home, in transit, or at your home. We cover all pets from Aardvarks to Zebras (but mostly cats and dogs) and every pet in between (hamsters, fish, chickens, pigs, snakes, reptiles, horses, turtles, mice, etc, etc). So long as they are truly a pet and in your care, they are covered under our association plan!

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