Training & Events

NPMP aims to provide a wide variety of on-line webinar topics, hosted by members for the benefit of other members.  Webinars will be available throughout the year, and all members are welcome to attend.  You will receive an email invitation to upcoming webinars each month.  Topics will be determined based on member interests, so please take the time to complete our mini surveys that we will send out from time to time.

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If you have a topic you wish to host, please email:

Webinar:  Welcome New Members! 

TBD, 2015    1:00 pm CT

Join us for a welcome and introduction to NPMP.  Hear an overview of our strategic plan and have a chance to ask questions.  Hosted by NPMP President, Cari Meyers and NPMP Executive Director, Betty Stebbins.

An electronic invitation to register for this program will be sent in September

Webinar:  How to advocate for better laws to stop puppy mills and give dogs the protection they deserve.

TBD, 2015   1:00 pm CT

Ask the expert!  Board President, Cari Meyers, will share her recent success passing ordinances in the city of Chicago and Cook county, banning pet stores from selling dogs sourced from commercial breeders.

An electronic invitation to register for this program will be sent in September

Webinar:  Organize a Peaceful Protest of a Pet Store


Join us for an engaging presentation that will help you organize an effective peaceful protest of a pet store that sells puppies in your community, and help them transition to a humane model of business.

Details coming soon.

Event:  NPMP National Conference – Chicago


Please join us for our first annual NPMP national conference in lovely downtown Chicago!  Meet other members, our Board of Directors, and special guests.  Help us honor our “NPMP Champion of the Year” – a special recognition to an outstanding member (winner selected by membership vote).  Participate in workshops lead by industry leaders and have the opportunity to share, learn, and most of all, have fun!

Details available by July 2015