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How PSI Can Help You

Helping you follow your passion is our passion.



For current and prospective pet sitters, PSI offers access to the most comprehensive pet-sitter business and educational tools and resources in the industry. Learn more about PSI member benefits.


The tools you need to succeed:


test drive a PSI membershipPSI members have access to important business resources, including group-rate pet-sitter insurance and bonding, the PSI Certificate in Professional Pet Sitting Program and the opportunity to obtain the "Background Check PASSED" icon on their PSI Locator listing.

You can test drive a PSI membership free for five days.


PSI members are also able to take immediate advantage of these FREE tools and resources available exclusively to members:

  • Custom business listing and link on the PSI Pet Sitter Locator
  • A subscription to Pet Sitter's WORLD magazine, print and digital (6 issues/year)
  • Customizable, downloadable pet-sitter forms, such as a daily report card and client invoice
  • Customizable, downloadable promotional materials, including press releases, fliers and postcards
  • Member webinars, led by industry experts covering pet-care and business topics
  • Marketing tips and pet-care articles in PSI e-communications, the PSI Weekly News Brief and The SCOOP
  • PSI's Closed Facebook Group, a private forum to post questions and share advice with fellow members
  • And much more - available at the click of a mouse in the Members' area of!


Support at every stage of your business:

When you join PSI, you have the support of the world's largest educational association for professional pet sitters and its nearly 7,000 member businesses. Plus, PSI is the only pet-sitting association with a full-time staff, ready to assist you at each stage of your business.


As your business grows and your needs change, we work to keep you abreast of the latest information for pet-care services.


Whether you have a question about hiring staff sitters or handling a difficult client, PSI has your answer. Learn from fellow members by participating in discussions on our Facebook page, explore the free resources in the Members' area, join one of the PSI-Registered Networks, attend PSI's annual conference or simply call PSI Member Services. 


PSI understands that establishing your own pet-sitting business can be especially trying at first. That's why PSI offers the First Year Focus Program. This program provides additional support to help you navigate your first year in the professional pet-sitting industry. (Just getting started? PSI has compiled the first five steps to take when starting your pet-sitting business.)



A competitive advantage in the growing industry:

The pet-sitting industry continues to grow and pet owners have more pet-care options than ever before. PSI is the largest, most-trusted educational association for professional pet sitters and your PSI membership tells pet owners you are serious about your career.


PSI membership allows you to build your pet-sitting business carefully and market your pet-care services as a valuable community resource. As you grow, PSI will be there with the education, information and tools you will need to stay on the professional, leading edge of pet sitting in your area.


What's more, PSI works year-round to educate pet owners on the importance of choosing a professional, PSI member pet sitter.


PSI constantly searches the horizon for programs that meet the needs of pet-sitting businesses. The tools and resources available to PSI members will help you get started and keep you ahead of the game.



If you are ready to apply for membership, we are ready to welcome you to professional pet sitting the PSI way!