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

NAPPS Certificate Courses

Looking To Expand Your Pet Knowledge? Earn Some CEU's For Re-Certification?
We Have A NAPPS Certificate Course For You!

As you may know, NAPPS is looking forward to a complete website redesign in May, 2019. The redesign will have many added functionalities which will enhance both the current and prospective member experience.
Included in this redesign is the NAPPS Certification Course.
You can purchase the course. However, NAPPS recommends that you do not start the course until you are notified by NAPPS Headquarters.

Caring For Parrots
A Parrot For LifeParrot care is a specialty for pet sitters and requires expert knowledge. Buff up on your parrot knowledge with everything from basic behavior problems, nutrition, safety, and health issues.

Caring For Senior Dogs
Good Old DogAll the information you need for the care and comfort of senior dogs, including signs of illness, nutrition,
and more.

Caring For Toy Dogs
Small Dogs Big HeartsToy dogs have special needs, from nutrition to behavior concerns, and require a knowledgeable pet sitter. Learn how to make sitting for small dogs a pleasure.

Complete Horse Care 
Small Dogs Big HeartsPet sitters across the nation are surrounded with horse care opportunities, many may not even have given it a thought, assuming anything outside of small animals doesn’t count as pet sitting.  Why not open a door into equine care which will allow you to discover a world you never knew existed, never knew would bring you so much personal growth and satisfaction. 

Start or increase your knowledge and confidence in being around and handling horses and being responsible for their care. Don’t turn down that pet sit job because you were asked to care for horses ~ you can accept the jobs that include horse care and do that care with more confidence and safety for yourself as well as the horse.  

Feline Behavioral Issues
Starting From ScratchThis course covers everything from poor litter habits, fighting between cats, introducing a new cat to the home and more. Help yourself and your clients problem-solve for those challenging cats.

The Chicken Chick's Guide to Backyard Chickens: Simple Steps for Healthy, Happy Hens

 The Chicken Chick's Guide takes enthusiasts through all aspects of small-flock ownership.
 You'll find all the info you need on feeding, housing, flock health and more.


Welcoming The Adopted Dog

How do you welcome an adult rescue dog and prepare a place for him or her? What are the training issues? What are some of the behavioral issues that may have landed the dog in the rescue or shelter in the first place, and how do you work with those? This class will introduce pet sitters to all of these issues so they are better prepared to help their clients make a good home for an adult rescue.


 $35 for members/$65 for non-members, and provide you with
3 CEUs of educational credits toward your re-certification.


MEMBERSlogin to the NAPPS website above using your login and password.
Once you are in the Members Area, scroll down to the 
Member's Area Features section and click on the Online Learning icon (see below).

Online Learning Center

NON-MEMBERS visit the Non-Member Registration Page Here.