Our Standards

Setting the Standard for Professional Pet Care Services 
It is the Mission of the Network to educate pet owners about responsible pet ownership and the benefits of professional pet sitting services. We provide local pet sitting professionals with a support network and share educational opportunities and tools. We also support local shelters and rescue groups in the effort to care for and find responsible homes for pets.   Network members bring the highest standard of service, commitment and love of animals to you and your pets.

All of our members:

  • Own and operate their business, and have credentials through the state, district and/or county in which they do business

  • Are bonded and insured

  • Are encouraged to obtain training in Pet First Aid & CPR

  • Belong to a nationally recognized professional pet industry organization

  • Have signed our Pledge of Professional Conduct


Thanks for your interest in the National Capital Area Pet Sitters Network. All potential Network members MUST attend a General Membership Meeting BEFORE submitting their application and dues. Contact a Network Executive Committee Member for further information. The National Capital Area Professional Pet Sitters Network Membership Application, Bylaws and Pledge Of Professional Conduct can be found below. Information on where to send your completed application, dues payment and necessary documentation can be found on the Application. Please read and review these carefully before applying.

Network Bylaws

Pledge of Professional Conduct

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