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Your  2016 Virtual Pet Care Summit - attend in Your Pajamas!

Thursday, August 11 and Friday, August 12, 2016
3 monthly payments available to all registrants. Simply register for the event and wait for your initiation email. Then click on the appropriate link and sign up for payments.

Welcome to the Registration Page

Welcome to the registration page for our 2016 Virtual Pet Care Summit. 

This is a summit you can attend from the comfort of your own home and even wearing your PJ's. 

  • More than 25 hours of educational webinars across a variety of topics geared towards the pet care professional
  • Two tracks each day starting at 9:00 AM EDT and finishing around 7:30 PM EDT
  • Ample time for lunch and breaks
  • Registration options for members and non members
  • Registration options for those who want to view specific live sessions only and those who wish to receive all the recordings afterwards. Chose between basic and premium registration options.
  • Recordings available after the fact to premium registrants

1. The Basic Package Includes:

2. Premium Package Includes:

  • 13 hours of live webinars you can personally attend over the two days.  Click here for more information
  • Recordings to all of the sessions sent to you by email after the event
  • PDF handouts of each webinar note slides

Presenter List & Webinar Descriptions 

Your Presenters range in experience and skill covering everything from marketing, branding, sales, canine and feline communication, health and handling, managing groups of dogs, dog walking skills, grooming, dog bite safety and appropriate play ... and much more 

Open For Registration

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Virtual Summit

    • Monday, December 12, 2016
    • 1:00 PM
    • Tuesday, December 12, 2023
    • 2:00 PM
    • Recorded Webinar

    Virtual Summit Recorded Webinar

    (One of 25 webinars that were featured in PPG's August Virtual Pet Care Summit)

    Presented by Laura Bridges from Business Insurers of the Carolinas

    CEUs: PPAB 1 

    This presentation is designed to present Pet Professional Guild (PPG) members with an overview of insurance coverages that may be used to cover exposures to risk in their pet services businesses. It will go through PPG’s liability policy, including care, custody and control/animal bailee and veterinary medical coverages, as well as other general liability, professional liability, commercial property/equipment/business owners’ policies, workers’ compensation, commercial auto, bonding and umbrella policies. The presentation will include actual claims examples from the claims files at Business Insurers of the Carolinas in an effort to provide members with an understanding of the types of claims often seen and that are specific to the pet care/service industry. 

    Webinar Objectives

    • The importance of understanding the various insurance coverages that they need to properly cover their business.
    • The differences between general and professional liability and the importance of reading coverage forms.
    • The differences between PPG liability policy versus other policies on the market including differences between care, custody and control, animal bailee and veterinary medical expenses.
    • The importance of workers’ compensation and how workers compensation law differs from IRS/tax law as it pertains to employee/employer relationships. 

    About the Presenter

    Laura Bridges has been providing insurance and working with pet service professionals (dog trainers, pet sitters, pet groomers and boarding/daycare facilities) since she started working with Business Insurers of the Carolinas in August, 2000. She has headed the pet services department since 2002, specializing in insuring pet trainers, pet sitters/dog walkers, boarding kennels/daycares and pet grooming professionals. Laura works closely with David Pearsall, coowner of the company, and attends many association conferences each year, including the PPG Summit, meeting face to face with clients and working with them to reduce their exposures to risk.

Who Will Benefit From Attending This Summit

  1. Pet Care Providers
  2. Kennel Technicians
  3. Groomers
  4. Pet Sitters
  5. Dog Walkers 
  6. Day Care Operators
  7. Veterinary Assistants
  8. Student Dog Trainers
  9. Shelter employees
  10. Breeders
  11. Dog Trainers 

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