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National Dress Up Your Pet Day #dressupyourpetday

In cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, Dogs, National Dress Up Your Pet Day, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

#dressupyourpetday Colleen Paige, Celebrity Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate started National Dress Up Your Pet Day -as well as National Dog Day and National Cat Day – to bring awareness in pet adoption. It’s essentially a viral campaign to show off pets in fun dress-up with the hopes to get more people interested and thinking about adopting pets into their lives. It’s a …

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Your Cat is Not Asking for a Belly Rub

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

In general when an animal shows you their belly, they are allowing themselves to be vulnerable. This holds true for cats. The abdomen is the least protected area of any mammal and thus the most protected from danger when threatened. So when a cat shows you their stomach they have just announced that they feel safe in your presence. Its like …

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Why Do We Share Our Lives With Pets?

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog training, Dogs, history of pets, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, Puppies, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

Science Does Not Prove Pets Make Us Live Longer I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why exactly I share my life with pets and why do other people? I recently wrote a blog about my cat and how she gets into so much trouble. My dogs cost me a small fortune, they’re not able to carry on the family genes so …

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The Pro Pet Hero Referral Program

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour0 Comments

In October Facebook rolled out their recommendations feature to make their social network, “more useful in your everyday life”. Facebook knows the value of word-of-mouth referrals, their research has shown that I am more likely to take a friend’s suggestion first over a general Internet search. At the very least, my friend’s recommendation offers validity and an account of a …

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What Meow?

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour3 Comments

You thought I forgot all about them didn’t you? Cats are fantastic little beasts, prowling your home, dominating large packs of dogs, stealing large pieces of meat from the counter, breaking into any food morsel, stealing dog treats – oh wait yours doesn’t do that? Wilykit – yes after the Thunder Cats character – was adopted from the MSPCA in …

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Winter Pet Safety

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour0 Comments

Baby its Cold Outside Since much of the United States will be affected by Winter Storm Decima – pronounced DEH-si-mah – yeah like decimated; I thought it would be a good time to bring up some serious winter hazards for your pets and what winter safety tips you can take to keep them safe. ​Skin, Coat & Feet Condition Inspect …

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A Competitive Advantage for the Pet Care Business

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, Parasites, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Reader Stories, senior pets, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour0 Comments

Use Education as Your Competitive Advantage The pet care market is a competitive one, there is no denying that. With the onslaught of app-based listing service sites it has become a bit more challenging to stand above the rest. Yes you have years behind the leash under your belt and you have a knowledge that newbies would pay for in the …

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FDA Warns: Secondhand Smoke is Harmful to Household Pets

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, Guinea Pigs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour0 Comments

Please Do Not Smoke Around Your Pets I honestly wouldn’t think this post would be needed, it seems so obvious, but so does not leaving your dog or child in a car on a hot day. I still regularly see people driving around with dogs in their car while they are smoking! When you smoke in your house the issues …

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The Best Gift for a Pet-Lover

In cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, senior pets, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour2 Comments

For the Animal Lover in your Life For some of us, gift buying is a challenge. I personally feel that I never can find a gift that really shows the person getting the gift, just how much they truly mean to me. The good news is for more than half of your friends, there’s a wonderful gift out there just …