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How to Balance Your Pet and Holiday Budget This Season
Posted November 26, 2019

During this exciting and busy season, it’s important to take the time to appreciate what we do have and spend time enjoying the company of our loved ones, especially our loyal pet companions.

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Adopt-A-Senior Pet Month
Posted November 21, 2019

November is known at Adopt-A-Senior Pet Month, and during this month, shelters around the nation hope to improve the adoption rate for older pets by spreading awareness about the joy of adopting a senior pet.

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What Vets Wish Pet Sitters Knew
Posted November 14, 2019

When owners are away, as a vet, treating their sick pets can be a nightmare. My ideal is the animal is accompanied by a well-organized pet sitter so that everyone’s needs (especially the patient’s) can be met.

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World Diabetes Day
Posted November 12, 2019

This makes it the perfect time to talk about how diabetes affects our pets. The number of pets getting diagnosed with diabetes continues to increase, leaving pet parents with many questions for their vets about the well-being of their beloved pets.

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It's Official
Posted November 7, 2019

The NAPPS 2020 Board of Directors election results are in. Please help us in welcoming the new NAPPS Board Members!

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Halloween Pet Safety
Posted October 30, 2019

America’s favorite haunted holiday is about to occur! That means ghouls and ghosts wandering about and stopping by to show off their costumes. But with all the distractions and fun that goes with Halloween, pet parents need to be careful that their pets don’t get their paws in the candy bowl.

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Autumn Pet Activities
Posted October 24, 2019

Autumn, and the month of October, bring to mind hot apple cider, campfires and pumpkins. Yep, this is the perfect month to bond with your pets with both indoor and outside activities.

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Adopt-A-Dog Month
Posted October 18, 2019

Looking for a new dog to add to the family? Perfect! There has never been a better time than October, as two of the biggest animal welfare associations in the U.S. bring attention to millions of dogs waiting for their forever homes in shelters.

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Deaf Dogs Awareness Week 2019
Posted September 26, 2019

Deaf Dog Awareness Week, which takes place every year in the last week of September, aims to show prospective pet parents that bringing a deaf dog into a home doesn’t have to be difficult.

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Happy Healthy Cat Month 2019
Posted September 24, 2019

It’s Happy Healthy Cat Month! Happy Health Cat Month was started by the CATalyst Council, a non-profit dedicated to helping families with their felines health and mental well being.

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5 Tips for Pet Sitters Who Encourage Reliability From a Pet Parent
Posted September 12, 2019

While it can be nerve-racking for them to trust someone to take care of their pet the same way they do, it is important to ommunicate and prepare with everything you’ll need to know.

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What Makes A Great Dog Sitter
Posted September 5, 2019

What makes a good dog sitter? We’ve covered some of the most important traits for you here.

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6 Ways To Relieve Stress On Pets When Pet Parents Go Away
Posted August 22, 2019

Everybody likes to go on vacation but when you have pets as part of your family you need to consider how your absence is going effect your little buddy.

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Heatstroke, What Pet Parents Should Know to Keep Pets Safe
Posted August 8, 2019

Heatstroke is a very serious condition which requires immediate treatment. As summer heats up, pet parents need to understand that dogs do not tolerate high temperatures as well as humans.

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Keeping Cool (and Active) This Summer
Posted August 1, 2019

In the middle of summer it’s sometimes hard to keep dogs active in the heat. But if you’re lucky enough to have a pool in the backyard, know someone who does, or be close to a lake or other body of water, there are plenty of water activities that will not only cool dogs off, but have them burn off some energy too.

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National Craft For Your Local Shelters Day
Posted July 19, 2019

It is always a pleasant surprise for shelters whenever people are able to help the animals in their care. One way to help is to get crafty!

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July 4th Celebration
Posted July 3, 2019

July 4th

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How to Protect Pets from Lawn Chemicals
Posted June 27, 2019

Oh the smells of summer! Suntan lotion, salty sea air, fresh cut grass and…pesticides.

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National Pet Preparedness Month
Posted June 4, 2019

This is the time of year we see more natural disasters and with that June has been named National Pet Preparedness Month.

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Why use a professional cat sitter?
Posted May 23, 2019

Why use a professional cat sitter? Why not use the neighbor down the street or better yet, why not take the cat with you?

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The new website is here! 6 Steps to Completing Your Bio/Profile
Posted May 16, 2019

The NAPPS website hasn’t gotten a facelift, it’s brand new baby and we love it!

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Spring Has Arrived!
Posted April 25, 2019

Spring has arrived, bringing warmer weather, sunshine and those creepy things called ticks. Ticks are transporters of disease and are able to carry more than one at a time. They are second only to mosquitoes as carriers of human disease, both infectious and toxic and they are increasing in number every year.

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Confused by all the information out there about vaccinations for pets?
Posted May 02, 2019

You’re not the only one. Differing opinions and information from all kinds of sources have led people and pet parents to become more baffled than ever on which way to turn.

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