For Immediate Release
Contact: Jennifer Morrone
Jennifer Morrone, Owner of Critter Sitters and More, Earns the Pet Sitters International Certificate in Professional Pet Sitting
Newport News, VA (2.26.16)—Pet Sitters International (PSI), the world’s leading educational association for professional pet sitters, has announced that Jennifer Morrone owner of Critter Sitters and More in Newport News, VA has completed the PSI Certificate in Professional Pet Sitting and earned the designation of PSI Certified Professional Pet Sitter.
To earn this prestigious designation, a professional pet sitter must successfully earn the PSI Certificate in Professional Pet Sitting, agree to adhere to PSI’s Recommended Quality Standards for Excellence and agree to abide by PSI’s Member Code of Conduct and Ethics.
Successfully completing the Certificate in Professional Pet Sitting Program indicates that an individual has acquired the knowledge necessary to make vital assessments on pet health and nutrition, canine and feline behavior, separation anxiety, pet loss and more. A certificate holder is also equipped, as a business owner, to make decisions on customer service, employee hiring and safety.
According to Ellen Price, PSI’s academic manager, the certificate is earned after completing extensive coursework and successfully passing a comprehensive final exam on 39 sections of instructional material.
“A PSI certificate holder brings valuable knowledge to the care of companion animals,” Price said. “A pet owner who relies on a program graduate will receive top-quality pet care. The curriculum’s in-depth material also assures that a pet sitter is highly capable of making accurate judgments and quick decisions in an emergency.”
Mrs. Morrone’s commitment to her business and clients led her to pursue this certificate. “As a pet sitter, I value continuing education that allows me to offer reliable service to the pets entrusted to my care,” Mrs. Morrone said. “Earning the designation of PSI Certified Professional Pet Sitter demonstrates that I am an animal steward committed to delivering excellent service.”
Professional pet sitting is one of the fastest-growing small business fields in the United States, and PSI’s Certificate Program is the only program in the industry tailored specifically for professional pet sitters. For more information about the program, visit the Certificate Program portion of Petsit.com
About Pet Sitters International
Founded by Patti Moran in 1994, Pet Sitters International (PSI) is the world’s largest educational association for professional pet sitters, representing nearly 7,000 independent professional in-home pet care businesses in the United States, Canada and abroad. PSI provides members with access to affordable bonding and liability insurance as well as educational resources that include a comprehensive Certificate Program, Pet Sitter’s WORLD magazine, The Scoop e-news and PSI’s annual convention. For more information, visit www.petsit.com, home of the Official Pet Sitter Locator™. Visit The Pet Sitter Shop, the largest specialty retailer of products for pet sitters and pet-sitting business owners.