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About NMPSA

Established in 2003, the New Mexico Pet Sitters' Alliance (NMPSA) consists of dedicated professional pet sitters who provide high quality care for pets/animals in their safekeeping. Members agree to:
  • Conduct their businesses adhering to the NMPSA Code of Ethics (see next column)
  • Participate in NMPSA activities whenever possible
Benefits 
As a member of NMPSA, you are able to:
  • Be listed in NMPSA's online directory of pet sitters
  • Attend network meetings every other month
  • Take advantage of advertising opportunities
  • Attend educational seminars
  • Participate in field trips
  • Enroll in pet/animal care-related classes
  • Receive email notifications of meetings, events, classes, services, etc.
  • Have access to industry resources and educational information
  • Use the NMPSA logo in your print and website advertising



Code of Ethics 
NMPSA regards ethical behavior and humane attitudes towards animals and people to be the backbone of the organization.

With this philosophy in mind, NMPSA has established the following  Code of Ethics.

As a member of NMPSA, I pledge to:
  • Accept responsibility for the well-being of animals entrusted to my care
  • Learn as much as possible about pet/animal care so I can provide skillful, compassionate service
  • Treat customers, employees, and colleagues with respect
  • Refrain from letting competitiveness overshadow integrity
  • Conduct business in an honest, professional manner
  • Operate business within federal, state, and local laws
Meetings/Activities 
Network meetings are generally held every other month
(Feb, Apr, June, Aug, Oct, Dec)


Meetings can include:
  • Speakers
  • Panel discussions
  • Business card exchanges
  • Printed handouts (e.g., liability insurance comparison chart, care tips for chinchillas, zoonotic diseases in cats and dogs, tax deductions)
  • Product samples (e.g., key rings, welcome home postcards, pet sympathy cards)
Fees* 


Annual Membership Fee: 
$22

APPLY HERE

Meeting Fee: $10
Meeting fee can be paid at the door.
Fees go back into the Alliance and help to pay for website, printed handouts, speakers, product samples, etc.


*Membership and meeting fees are non-refundable.
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