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Well, being “average” in the pet care industry just doesn’t cut it anymore!
I he demand for pet boarding and daycare services is at an all-time high, and pet parents are not willing to settle for the first facility they come across. Dogs and cats are no longer regarded as “just pets,” but are now considered loved members of the family.

If you’re ready to get with the times and outshine your competition, you won’t want to miss the 2023 Pet Boarding & Daycare Expo!

Taking place in Hershey, PA, November 6th-9th, the largest industry event for boarding and daycare professionals will feature more new speakers than ever before sharing information that is invaluable to all pet care businesses, no matter the size.

Whether you’re just starting out or looking to expand, there are seminars available for every stage of pet professional, including entry-level staff.

The expo will kick off Monday afternoon with the four-hour certificate program, “Professional Pet Boarding Infectious Disease Management Certification,” which is packed with the most up-to-date information on infectious canine and feline diseases.

Monday evening we welcome everyone to attend the Keynote Address, “The Changing Face of the U.S. Pet Owner,” presented by Geoff Klapisch and Beke Lubeach of DOGTV. This duo will take you on a journey highlighting the dynamic landscape of today’s pet owner and its impact on the businesses that service them.

Seminars will continue all day Tuesday through Thursday covering a variety of topics, all specific to the boarding and daycare industry, from marketing and staffing to dog behavior and cleaning. Packages are available for the full schedule of education, or you can pick and choose which classes interest you.

There will be additional opportunities to socialize and share stories with others in the business, including the Destination Pet Cocktail Party on Tuesday evening, the First Financial Bank Happy Hour on Wednesday evening, and the ever-popular Round Table Luncheons on Wednesday and Thursday.

And, don’t forget about the trade show! Wednesday and Thursday will feature the largest industry trade show with lots of vendors offering everything you may need for your business, including kennels, cleaning products, consulting services, software and so much more.

So, if you’re ready to stand out above your competition and become the go-to facility for your area’s pet parents, this year’s Pet Boarding & Daycare Expo is where you need to be!

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