News & Awards
AWARD: PET ADOPTION ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR
PET SITTERS INTERNATIONAL (PSI) 2020 PET ADOPTION ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR
The association recognizes Jill Merjeski, owner of Jill’s Next Door Dog Walking & Pet Services, LLC, in Delray Beach, Florida, for her efforts to help kitties in need and promote local pet adoptions by creating Jill’s Next Door Feline Alliance Program (FAP). FAP is a self-funded, advocacy, and feline adoption program created as an alliance with local pet rescues around Broward and Palm Beach Counties, Florida. You can read more about Jill and the coveted Pet Adoption Advocate of the Year Award here.
AWARD: PETATARIAN OF THE YEAR
INTERNATIONAL BOARDING & PET SERVICE ASSOCIATION’S (IBPSA) PETATARIAN OF THE YEAR
IBPSA names Jill Merjeski, of Jill’s Next Door Dog Walking and Pet Services, LLC, Petatarian of the Year. Jill and her team at her rescue alliance, JND Feline Alliance Program, recognizes her outstanding efforts in public service initiatives who contribute to the improvement of animal welfare. “As the pet care industry continues to explode and competition increases, it’s important to recognize those professionals who are setting themselves apart from the crowd,” said Carmen Rustenbeck, IBPSA’s founder and CEO. “Pet owners should have a gold standard to look to when choosing a pet care provider and Jill Merjeski is helping set that standard.” You can read the full article from the Boca Raton Tribune here.
AWARD: BEST DOG WALKERS OF PALM BEACH COUNTY 2019 & 2020
Best of Palm Beach County is the highest designation given to the businesses with the most votes in their category. Jill’s Next Door Dog Walking & Pet Services, LLC has been chosen as “Best of Palm Beach County” in the pet care category for 2019, and 2020!
Winners and nominees are chosen by a combination of readers’ votes and editors’ input. BoPBC receives tens of thousands of votes and the process culminates with the publishing of their annual Best of Palm Beach County issue. Winners are named in more than 500 categories and community sectors, with a county covering nearly 2000 square miles and a population over 1.5 million.