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

Welcome to the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters

Check Out The NAPPS One of a Kind Membership Sneak Peek Here

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.

NAPPS members represent the top pet sitting businesses in the country with a reputation for ethical behavior and professionalism.

That's why 2,000 pet sitting professionals turn to NAPPS for the tools they need to grow their businesses and provide the best quality pet care services.

News and Headlines

​​Check out the following NAPPS branded infographics;

*Benefits of Hiring a Professional Pet Sitter
*Benefits of Hiring a Mid-Day Dog Walker

*Pet Summer Safety Guide 
*Pet Winter Safety Guide

Don't miss out on the recognition you deserve!

The NAPPS Business of the Year award is presented to a member who has demonstrated outstanding business practices and vision in maintaining and growing his/her business.
Encourage your clients to nominate you!
A nomination flyer for distribution can be found here
A nomination form is available here
Click here for more details.
All applications must be received by 
Monday, September 17, 2018. 

Congratulations to the NAPPS 2018 Business of the Year Award Recipient!

Carrie Leensvaart-Feinberg

Safe Haven Advocate Pet Care & Photography, LLC
Elgin, IL
Read Carrie's full story here.



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Posted September 13, 2018
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Posted September 06, 2018
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Posted August 30, 2018
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