The ONLY national non-profit organization for professional pet sitters.

NAPPS is the ultimate source for pet sitters who want to take their business to new levels and for pet parents looking for trustworthy care for their pets when they are away from home. 

What makes NAPPS unique?  We are the only non-profit national organization for pet sitters. We are member-run and member-driven, responding and adapting to your needs.

NAPPS provides members with continuing education opportunities, a certification program, free business forms, discounted insurance and other valuable benefits. 

We help pet parents, too, with our Pet Sitter Locator and tips on everything from hiring a pet sitter to pet health and safety.

NAPPS provides free documents on emergency preparedness - not just a checklist of what to bring to a pet-friendly shelter, but detailed plans with proven solutions to a wide range of situations - for pet sitters and for pet parents.

Use the convenient big blue buttons on the right to find out more about NAPPS, the nation’s leading non-profit professional pet sitting organization.

Save the Date
Mark your calendars today for the
2016 NAPPS Education & Networking Forum 
Orlando, FL • March 11-13, 2016


Congratulations to the NAPPS 2015 Co-Business Winners of the Year! 
For the first time in the history of NAPPS, the coveted Business of the Year honor
is being shared for 2015. 

Jessica Dwyer, Owner of Whiskers At Home, LLC located in Bellevue, WA.  Read Jessica's full story here.
Lori Genstein, Owner of I've Got the 'Scoop'!, LLC located in Palmyra, NJ.  Read Lori's full story here


If your office is a pet-friendly business, it's important for you to prepare your dog to be an office-friendly pet. Before penciling in your pup's visit, NAPPS encourages pet parents to consider these tips.

Adopt A Cat Month
Posted June 18, 2015
To focus awareness on the millions of kittens and cats waiting for their forever homes in shelters around the U.S., the American Humane Association has proclaimed the month of June as Adopt a Cat Month.

Heartworm Disease (HWD)
Posted May 28, 2015
Members of the National Association of Professional Pets Sitters (NAPPS) and pet parents must know about heartworm disease.

Spring Has Sprung
Posted May 21, 2015
Spring has sprung, and for pet parents and members of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS), that means spending more time outside with pets. But it also means that homes and yards are being cleaned, leaving toxic materials and other dangers for pets to explore if they aren't kept away.

Blog Archives
Posted May 30, 2013
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