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

Business of the Year 2016
Nominate your pet sitter for the
NAPPS 2016 Business of the Year award!


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


National Mutt Day ~ July 31st
Posted July 23, 2015
National Mutt Day is observed not just once a year, but twice - on July 31st and December 2nd. National Mutt Day was started in 2005 and is celebrated nationwide to increase public awareness of thousands of mixed breeds.
It is estimated that 500,000 pets are affected by home fires every year and that nearly 1,000 of these fires are started by pets. However, there are ways that pet owners and National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) members can prevent pets from causing house fires.

Pet Summer Safety Guide
Posted July 09, 2015
Check out the attached NAPPS-branded infographic which NAPPS members can use to help remind Pet Parents to Beat the heat and keep your pets safe this summer!
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.

Blog Archives
Posted May 30, 2013
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