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National Association of Professional Pet Sitters
1120 Route 73 Suite 200
The National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) was founded by a handful of pet sitters in 1989. Four years later, the organization incorporated as a nonprofit membership organization to provide support and serve as a voice for a growing indu...
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Pet Sitters International Launches Summer 2016 Get A Real Pet Sitter� Campaign -- Pet Sitters International | PRLog
"Often times, pet owners, and even news outlets, use the term 'pet sitter' carelessly, referring to anyone-from a family friend to the neighborhood teenager asked to walk a dog-as a 'pet sitter,'" says PSI President Patti J. Moran.
"Just because you've seen a pet sitter in an online directory-or even on a nationally-publicized site-doesn't ensure he
operates a legitimate, qualified pet-sitting business," explains Moran
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"The pet-care industry is one of the fastest growing in the nation and it is important for pet sitters to establish a level of professionalism that will set them apart from the crowd," said PSI President Patti Moran.
Pet Sitters International (PSI), a membership organization for professional pet sitters, was founded in 1994 by Patti Moran.
book, "Pet Sitting for Profit," is considered the leading written authority on pet sitting.
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Founded by Patti Moran in 1994, PSI is the world's largest educational association for professional pet sitters.
As such, PSI strives to prepare its pet-sitting members across the United States and 15 other countries to compete and succeed in the ever-growing pet-care industry.
"Increased pet ownership coupled with the down economy has made this the perfect time for pet lovers-many either laid off or simply eager to escape the corporate rat race-to pursue new careers in the professional pet-sitting industry," noted Patti Moran
In the early 1980s, PSI
's founder faced a similar situation that many have been faced with in recent years.
After being laid off from her
was at a loss for how to move forward in her
Disillusioned with the corporate world, she
decided to turn her
love of pets into a new career.
Although pet sitting as a profession was practically unheard at the time, Moran
persevered to establish her
own business as well as the industry of pet sitting.
"I know first-hand about the struggles of being out of work or even just being unhappy and needing to find a more fulfilling career," said Moran
Founded by Patti Moran in 1994, Pet Sitters International (PSI) is the world's largest educational association for professional pet sitters, representing more than 7,000 independent professional in-home pet-care businesses in the United States, Canada and abroad.
Patti Moran, President of ...
Patti Moran, President of PSI
With the growth of the industry, it's important for pet owners to seek out the services of professional pet sitters," said Patti Moran, president of PSI.
"Professional pet sitters maintain insurance and bonding, provide proof of a clear criminal history and take advantage of continuing education to ensure they can offer the best possible care to clients' pets.
These professional business owners and their staff sitters truly deserve recognition for the optimal pet care and tireless efforts they provide year-round," added Moran
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In the summer of 1997 I walked into our break room and found a magazine that had been left open to an article entitled "Pet Sitting for Profit" by Patti Moran (founder of Pet Sitters International).