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

About Us

NAPPS Mission Statement
The only national, non-profit, professional pet sitting association dedicated to raising and abiding by industry standards. We support members with education, certification and the resources to operate successful businesses. 
Our community welcomes pet sitters and pet parents.

NAPPS Vision Statement

The most respected authority in professional pet sitting.

NAPPS Statement of Position
NAPPS celebrates the entrepreneur and embraces your right to run your professional pet sitting business your way within the parameters of the law while always safeguarding the health and welfare of pets and possessions under your care, custody and control. It is suggested you always consult an expert or legal professional and understand that practices and laws can vary from local, state, tribal and federal levels. NAPPS highly recommends that members carry and maintain specific pet services liability insurance.

Conference/Networking/Webinar sessions presented to you are for your information only and do not necessarily represent the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters’ ethos, policies, or suggested business practices.

As a pet-focused organization, NAPPS encourages the use of humane and positive techniques when caring for and handling animals.

NAPPS Non-Discrimination Statement
The statement below is all inclusive and extends to the association and its operations
(networking events, forum locations, etc.).  
The National Association of Professional Pet Sitters does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age*, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or
military status, in any of its activities or operations.
*under 18, a Youth Education Program will be available soon