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1 CEU A Recipe for Success from Pioneers in Pet Care

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A Recipe for Success from Pioneers in Pet Care Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/
Biography

After 25 years in business, we want to share the things that have helped us grow and thrive over the years. From the ways we differentiated ourselves in the beginning, to ways that we still innovate today, our presentation will inspire attendees to bring back new ideas to improve employee relations, create financial stability and to craft that “Wow!” experience for customers.

1.5 CEU Are you and your business ready for a general manager

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Are you and your business ready for a general manager IBPSA

1 CEU Behavioral Medications: What Daycare Staff Need to Know

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Behavioral Medications: What Daycare Staff Need to Know Website: https://ownersofdogdaycares.com/
Biography

Behavioral medications are being used more commonly in the veterinary field, and for good reason! Behavioral medications can be the thing that allows a family to keep their beloved dog. This presentation will cover general types of behavioral medication, myths and facts surrounding them, what are things that daycare staff should know about veterinary behavioral medications, and what things they should watch for in the pets in their care.

1 CEU Best Cleaning Practices & why they work

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Best Cleaning Practices & why they work
Biography

The goal of this class is to share ideas with owners & managers on how to get the cleaning results you’re looking. This talk will be about best practices in Odor Control, Disinfection, and Spot Cleaning. How to do it for the least amount of time and money while creating a healthy environment for the animals in your care.

1.5 CEU Brand protection for pet businesses with a special segment on social media

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Brand protection for pet businesses with a special segment on social media
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Discussions on business, contract, trademark, and copyright laws as they relate to pet businesses.

1 CEU Bringing in more customers and building your brand with FB Ads

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Bringing in more customers and building your brand with FB Ads IBPSA

9 CEU Business Breakthrough Workshop

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Business Breakthrough Workshop The Dog Gurus
Biography

This is the Workshop you need to plan your way forward in the post-covid world of inflation, wage increases, and staff shortages!  Your business can still thrive…we will show you how! Bring your key staff and go home with specific plans for hiring new team members, updating your pricing, and adding profitable activities to your business. Be ready to soar!

1 CEU Canine Body Language and Social Behavior: A Veterinary Behaviorist’s Perspective

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Canine Body Language and Social Behavior: A Veterinary Behaviorist’s Perspective Website: https://ownersofdogdaycares.com/
Biography

Understanding social behavior and body language is important for the smooth running of a daycare. This presentation will review body language and social behavior commonly seen in the daycare environment, what they may indicate from a veterinary behavior perspective, and how to determine whether the behaviors are appropriate or may indicate a deeper concern.

1 CEU Click! Developing Rewards-Based Pay for your Operations Team

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Click! Developing Rewards-Based Pay for your Operations Team
Biography

Join us for an interactive case study of the rewards-based compensation system at ABC Pet Resort & Spa. Together we will identify measurable expectations that either save or make your company money; analyze and assign monetary rewards for these items; and finally, set up an easy-to-use tracking system for inspection. Audience members will gain tools to help them increase employee engagement, decrease expenses and delegate responsibilities throughout the team.

1.5 CEU Client Relations Best Practices

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Client Relations Best Practices IBPSA

1.5 CEU Common HR Pitfalls: How to Avoid Fines and Lawsuits

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Common HR Pitfalls: How to Avoid Fines and Lawsuits Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/
Biography

It’s a litigious world we live in, and not just for clients. Did you know that the most common reason that OSHA or the DEA show up at practices is due to a disgruntled employee? Did you also know that just because you live in an at-will state doesn’t mean that you cannot be sued for terminating someone? There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to human resources in practice, and a lot of illegal things that you may be doing.

1 CEU Creating a Feasibility Study and Business Plan In Order to Obtain Financing for your Pet Care Facility

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Creating a Feasibility Study and Business Plan In Order to Obtain Financing for your Pet Care Facility Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/
Biography

Business Owners face many challenges when creating, expanding, or purchasing a pet care facility.   Although the business plan is one of the most well-known documents needed to obtain financing, the feasibility study may be just as important.  A feasibility study provides the quantitative documentation that the business venture has been thoroughly investigated.  The feasibility study and the business plan should be written after conducing thorough research and critical thinking, and conveyed in formats that others can understand.  Both documents can then be used to convince investors or banks that investing in your facility is a wise choice.  This presentation will explore the two documents through examples targeted to pet care facility owners.

1.5 CEU Creating an Employee Wellness Program to Attract and Retain

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Creating an Employee Wellness Program to Attract and Retain
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As business owners we tend to put our focus on the profitability and operations of our organizations. Statics show that a business that focuses on their number one asset (staff) see higher profitabilities than those that focus on profits first. This workshop will walk leadership members through the keys to employee wellness, provide resources and a wellness plan to implement following the session.

1.5 CEU Creating Magic – Delivering a Shareworthy Customer Experience

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Creating Magic – Delivering a Shareworthy Customer Experience
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Growing your customer base is one of the most challenging aspects of being a Boarding and Pet Services business owner. What if you could have your customers do it for you? In this session, you will learn how to harness the power of Word of Mouth by creating customer experiences that will have your customer doing the work for you!

1.5 CEU Design a Marketing Plan to Attract and Retain Clients and Employees

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Design a Marketing Plan to Attract and Retain Clients and Employees
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In this hand-on workshop, participants will identify the 4 unique groups that need their own unique marketing plan that gets attention and results. Participants will learn about various creative marketing techniques along with the basic Do’s and Don’ts that will set your business apart from competitors in a saturated market. Participants are provided with easy-to-use templates and should come prepared with their own access to the Internet (phone or laptop) to conduct guided research tasks. This workshop can be done with an individual or a group from the same organization.

8.5 CEU Design and Maintain Panel IBPSA 2022 – Jeff Adney

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Design and Maintain Panel IBPSA 2022 – Jeff Adney IBPSA

1 CEU Designing Animal Housing for Flexibility

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Designing Animal Housing for Flexibility
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When considering boarding options for your facility, understanding the pros and cons of available flexible boarding options is important especially when the space is being designed with future multi use in mind. This session will discuss attributes that allow for the most versatility, will the goal of minimizing future costs to repurpose your boarding equipment.

1 CEU Developing an Exit Plan

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Developing an Exit Plan Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/
Biography

You’ve worked hard to build your business over the years, but there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight.  New challenges with Covid-19, Human Resources, and Social Media seem to have taken the fun out of what you once loved.  Figuring out your future is not only hard, but overwhelming and emotional.  Do you pass the business on to someone in your family?  Do you sell and hope that the buyer keeps your business intact?  Or maybe you just wind down the business and move on. The Developing Your Exit Strategy Session will help you understand and answer these questions about your facility and your future goals.  We will discuss the business landscape and the decisions that need to be made to prepare for the next step in your future.

1 CEU Driving Outcomes through Digital

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Driving Outcomes through Digital
Biography

Pet parents seeking health information online is one of the big, key drivers in the animal health space. Learn from expert digital strategist, Joe Meyers, how to create and deliver high-quality digital marketing through various channels.

1 CEU Effective Communications skills between staff and clients

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Effective Communications skills between staff and clients Website: https://ownersofdogdaycares.com/
Biography

In this session, Sherry will explore the following topics. Understanding the basics of communication to make your life easier while achieving your goal. How to communicate effectively with staff. How to communicate effectively with clients. How to address conflict in the work place. How to stop conflict before it happens.