Useful Links - Pet Business Insurance

The National Association of Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers – www.narpsuk.co.uk

NarpsUK work with pet sitting and dog walking professionals across the UK to help members fulfill their professional roles. All of their members have agreed to work to a Code of Conduct to offer pet owners a trustworthy and professional service. Members are therefore able to boost their businesses and credibility by reassuring clients that they will receive a quality and dependable first-class service.

Pet Industry Federation - www.petcare.org.uk

The Pet Industry Federation (PIF) is the membership association for pet industry specialists in the UK. They represent all types of pet industry specialists and include: groomers, pet boarders, pet retailers and manufacturers. The Federation and its Associations support members through a great range of services that can be viewed on their website.

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers- www.apdt.co.uk

APDT members undergo a rigorous assessment of both theoretical and practical knowledge and are committed to using kind, fair and effective training methods when teaching dogs and their owners. All members work in accordance with a Code of Practice which prohibits them from using aversive training methods.

The Canine and Feline Behavioural Association Members – www.cfba.co.uk

The Canine and Feline Behavioural Association Members are recognised referral pet behaviour practitioners by many pet insurance companies. The aim of the membership is to have a nationwide network of suitably qualified practitioners that can be referred to with confidence by any animal organisation.

The Canine Hydrotherapy Association (CHA) - www.canine-hydrotherapy.org

The Canine Hydrotherapy Association (CHA) was established in 2000 and is an association for hydrotherapists with proven qualifications who want the best for their patients and are passionate about good, safe hydrotherapy.

The Association of Dog Boarders - www.associationofdogboarders.co.uk

The Association of Dog Boarders was formed in 2019 as a not for profit, industry specific organisation. It is run by a team who are all licensed dog boarders or day care owners so know the job very well and can therefore support their members thorough experience and knowledge.

Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors APBC - www.apbc.org.uk

The APBC is an international network of experienced and qualified animal behaviour counsellors who work on referral from veterinary surgeons to treat behaviour problems in dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, horses and other animals. APBC members are able to offer the time and expertise necessary to investigate the causes of unwanted behaviour in animals, and outline practical treatment plans that are suitable for their clients’ circumstances.