We are proud to be affiliated and certified by some of the industry’s leading organizations. We believe in giving back to the community and proudly support many local organizations.
Professional Animal Care Certification Council (PACCC)
Social Pet has employed more board-certified professionals through PACCC than any other pet care business in the state of North Carolina. PACCC is a nonprofit organization created by a team of industry experts to recognize high quality providers and help them meet the challenge of educating pet parents on the value of a pet care provider's investment in education and training. PACCC's mission is to bring independent testing and certification to the pet care services industry by means of stringent testing intended to reflect a professional's broad knowledge of animal care.
Fear Free Certified
The Fear Free Boarding and Daycare Individual Certification Program helps ensure pet care professionals are thoughtful in every interaction with boarding and daycare pets— including entrance into the facility, introduction to people and/or other pets, meal times, medication administration, and more. A Fear Free professional has learned what a boarding and daycare environment looks like, feels like, sounds like, and smells like. Many of Social Pet's team members are Fear Free certified as part of their continuing education with our company.
Pet First Aid and CPR Trained - On Staff Pet Tech Certified Instructor
Earned through successful completion of Pet Tech's specialized training program, Pet Tech certification shows advanced knowledge in pet CPR techniques, first aid skills, health care, and wellness information.
International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA) Member
The International Boarding & Pet Services Association is a professional business association that provides business resources, industry expertise, staff education and training, certifications, and legislative support for the pet care services industry. IBPSA Members include the owners and employees of pet boarding and daycare facilities, groomers, dog walkers, pet sitters, veterinarians, trainers, and holistic care pet care providers.
The Dog Gurus
The Dog Gurus provide pet care professionals with the resources and knowledge they need to be successful in the industry. With a focus on the safety and well-being of dogs, members of the Dog Gurus community have access to the latest industry trends and ongoing learning tools that help promote a better understanding of an animal's needs and the best way to effectively care for them. Social Pet's Enrichment program is based on the Dog Guru's research and education.
A seal of approval in the pet industry, the FetchFind Approved designation is earned by businesses who have met FetchFind's rigorous criteria, setting them apart from their competitors. All Social Pet team members are trained through the FetchFind platform.
Monroe Rd Advocates
MoRA is a grass roots organization bringing together residents, businesses, and community institutions to forge a more vital and vibrant community. Social Pet is proud to be associated with MoRA.
Charlotte Area Chamber of Commerce, Member
The Charlotte Area Chamber believes a strong, vital community goes hand-in-hand with a strong, vital business environment. By offering a variety of outstanding business programs, the Charlotte Area Chamber is dedicated to providing something for everyone.