Media inquiries should be directed to Beth Stultz at (336) 983-7747.
|04/22/2013||Pet First Aid Training a Must for Professional Pet Sitters Says Pet Sitters International|
Simple pet first aid, being prepared for an emergency and quick transport can increase the survival rate of an injured pet.
|04/02/2013||2012 Platinum PAW Awards Recognize Professional Pet Sitters for Promoting Quality Pet Care|
Dog owner seminars, donation drives and hand-made crate pillows comprise winners’ efforts.
|02/28/2013||Pet Sitters International’s 19th annual Professional Pet Sitters Week™ celebrates industry |
As the pet-care industry grows, PSI Founder Patti Moran says focus is on pet-sitter and pet-owner education.
|02/11/2013||Pet Sitters International’s 2012 Pet Sitter of the Year™ Finds Success after Leaving the Wild Side|
Former zoo keeper Vanessa Sorace, owner of Zoo Sitters LLC in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, receives the pet-sitting industry’s highest honor.
|02/07/2013||PSI Updates Certification Program to include Online and Social Media Marketing |
PSI advises professional pet sitters to learn how to promote their business online.
|02/01/2013||Pet Sitters International Shares Results of its 2013 Pet Sitters and Social Media Use Survey|
Social media use for business promotion and pet-owner engagement increases among professional pet sitters, with Facebook as the preferred site.
|01/14/2013||Pet Sitters International Releases 2013 Pet-Sitting Industry Forecast|
Association’s free e-book predicts continued growth, highlights increased competition and improved resources for professional pet sitters and dog walkers. .
|12/19/2012||Stokes County Businesses Offer Holiday Help to Local Pets in Need.|
Pet Sitters International’s December pet food drive collects more than 1,000 pounds of food for local pets in need.
|12/05/2012||“Make a List and Check It Twice” When Selecting In-home Pet Care Services this Holiday Season |
Pet Sitters International (PSI), the world’s largest association for professional pet sitters, offers tips to pet owners in need of pet care during the busy holiday season and beyond.
|11/30/2012||Pet Sitters International Announces Finalists for 2012 Pet Sitter of the Year™ Award|
Five professional pet sitters vie for the pet-sitting industry’s highest honor.
|10/22/2012||Pet Sitters International Offers Simple Tips to Ensure No “Scaredy Cats” or Dogs This Halloween|
Costume safety and comfort is essential so those on both ends of the leash enjoy the holiday.
|10/17/2012||Growing Pet Care Industry is Good News for Pet Lovers Seeking New Careers|
The animal service industry is expected to grow significantly over the next few years, particularly pet sitting, which was recently named the number one home-based business by Small Business Opportunities Magazine.
|09/24/2012||When you hire someone to let your dog out, who are you letting in?|
Pet Sitters International encourages pet owners to request a current background check on in-home service providers.
|08/06/2012||Pet Sitters International Names First Pet Adoption Advocate of the Year |
Mary Louden, owner of Dog Visits by Mary and founder of Prison Greyhounds in Indianapolis, Indiana, receives the 2012 award.
|07/19/2012||Pet Sitters International Offers three Tips for Creating a Pet-Friendly Disaster Plan|
"No pet left behind" is best policy to avoid potential injury and death.
|06/26/2012||Pet Sitters International Announces Winner of Premier Pet Sitter Getaway|
Winner receives an expense-paid trip to PSI’s Quest for Excellence Convention in Austin, Texas.
|05/24/2012||Will the four-legged family members, fish or fowl go on vacation this year?|
Best to book early. In-home pet care services cover a wide spectrum and summer demand is on the rise.
|02/29/2012||Pet Sitters International recognizes individual contributions, collective growth during Professional|
March 4-10 marks the 18th annual observance of Professional Pet Sitters Week.
|02/29/2012||Knowledge, credibility are top reasons pet sitters complete Certification Program|
Pet Sitters International offers the most comprehensive educational program in the industry.
|02/06/2012||Not Even a Blizzard Can Stop Pet Sitters International’s Pet Sitter of the Year™ |
Colorado Pet Sitter Jordan Di Marco Receives Industry's Highest Honor.
|01/05/2012||Pet Sitters International Releases the 2012 Pet-Sitting Industry Forecast |
Industry's climate, culture and continuing opportunities make it well-primed for growth.
|01/05/2012||Pet-Sitting Leader Cautions About Today Show’s Five Ways to Earn Extra Cash|
Pet Sitters International President Patti Moran urges pet lovers to think twice before haphazardly entering the pet-sitting industry.
|12/07/2011||Avoid Dangerous and Expensive Pet Injuries this Winter |
Business Insurers of the Carolinas and Pet Sitters International share tips to prevent common weather-related pet injuries.
|11/29/2011||Pet Sitters International Announces Top Finalists for 2011 Pet Sitter of the Year™ Award|
Five professional pet sitters move forward to compete for the pet-sitting industry’s highest honor.
|11/23/2011||Planning, Pampering and Prevention are Keys to Staying Off Pet’s ‘Naughty List’ this Holiday Season |
2011 Pet Sitter Trends
Traditional leashes, Kong® toys and feather dancers top list of most recommended products among professional pet sitters.
|10/15/2011||Pets may not be good party animals for Halloween|
5 tips to ensure pets stay safe, comfortable.
|09/07/2011||Professional Pet Sitters Benefit from Increased Demand|
Pet Sitters International releases State of the Industry Survey data.
|09/02/2011||Digital Dog Walkers and Connected Cat Sitters on the Rise|
Pet Sitters International finds professional pet-care providers are turning to technology for efficiency and improved service.
|08/25/2011||Pet Sitters International offers pet owners 8 tips to prepare for a disaster |
|08/18/2011||Take Your Dog To Work Day® Creator Says It's Okay to Leave Pets at Home|
Event creator, Pet Sitters International, offers tips to pet owners unable to take their pets to work.
|07/12/2011||Rise in temperatures correlate to rise in pet heatstroke|
Pet Sitters International offers pet owners 5 tips for heatstroke survival
|06/14/2011||Is Your New Co-Worker a Total Dog? |
Dogs nationwide will work K9 to 5 on Friday, June 24, for Take Your Dog To Work Day®
|06/03/2011||Pet Sitters International and Adopt-a-Pet.com partner to promote pet adoption this summer|
Visitors to Takeyourdog.com can now search for adoptable, local pets online
|05/23/2011||Is Spot Ready To Be On the Clock?|
Pet Sitters International offers 7 tips to make your dog’s office debut a success
|05/16/2011||Four Reasons ‘Going to the Dogs’ Can Actually Boost Your Business|
Pet Sitters International’s Take Your Dog To Work Day® offers unique opportunity for participating businesses
|05/04/2011||Work Hard, Play Hard: Celebrate a Double Dog Day on Friday, June 24, 2011 |
Take Your Dog To Work Day® creator, Pet Sitters International (PSI), teams up with Arden Moore's Four Legged Life to offer pet owners two opportunities to celebrate their dogs this summer
|04/25/2011||The Scoop on Cleaning up Poop and Other Pet Messes|
Pet Sitters International offers pet owners 8 steps to properly clean up a pet mess
|04/20/2011||Going Green is for the Birds…and Dogs and Cats Too|
Pet Sitters International offers pet owners four tips to help celebrate Earth Day
|04/12/2011||Bigger isn’t always better: study finds pudgier pooches, fatter cats|
Pet Sitters International “weighs in” with six important nutrients for optimal pet health
|04/05/2011||Fido in Fiji and Hairballs in the Hamptons|
Pet Sitters International offers three vacation tips for considering the family pet
|03/29/2011||Pet Sitters International Assists with Japan Relief Efforts through Donation to World Vets|
In light of disaster, Association reallocates 2011 charity auction funds to support much-needed pet services in tsunami aftermath
|03/06/2011||Professionals Find Success Replacing ‘Corporate’ with Cats and Canines |
|03/01/2011||Adored by both people and pets, Association’s Pet Sitter of the Year is ‘Reigning Star’ |
|02/25/2011||Pet Sitters International Announces PAW Award Winners|
PAWS go platinum to recognize promotion and public outreach efforts in the in-home pet care industry.
|01/05/2011||Pet Sitters International Partners with Area Businesses for Holiday “Pet Project” |
|01/04/2011||Pet Sitters International Launches First-of-its-Kind Program for New Pet Sitters|
|11/29/2010||Pamper the pooch, other pets, without the pudge this holiday season|
|11/23/2010||Restraining pets in motor vehicles can save human and animal lives|
|11/11/2010||Garfield creator Jim Davis to help select Pet Sitters International’s 2010 Pet Sitter of the Year™|
|10/08/2010||Pet Sitters International shares tips to help treat pet separation anxiety|
|09/14/2010||Dog bites are infrequent, but can be costly claims for professional pet sitters|
|08/30/2010||Pet Sitters International shares water safety precautions for dog owners|
|06/30/2010||New bird-sitting contract details handling, exercise, food and supplements|
|06/30/2010||New fish-sitting contract details feeding, water chemistry, temperature and tank care|
|06/30/2010||Injuries caused by fights and falls are most common, expensive at dog parks|
|06/21/2010||New horse-sitting contract details diet, feeding requirements, medications|
|05/21/2010||PSI Contributes to Disaster Recovery Efforts during National Small Business Week|
|04/22/2010||Staying calm during pet emergency is best advice for owners, caregivers|
|04/21/2010||Pet Sitters International selected as winner of Piedmont Business Ethics Award|
|04/08/2010||Pet sitter credits training with ability to recognize and treat dog’s heat stroke|
|03/04/2010||Pet Sitters International Names Cara Armour 2009 Pet Sitter of the Year ™|
|03/04/2010||Pet Sitters International Celebrates Excellence in the Industry|
Professional Pet Sitters Week, March 7-13, salutes pet-care providers’ contributions