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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 …

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Holiday Travel with Your Pets

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, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour0 Comments

Roadtrip With My Besties In just a few weeks my husband, 3 dogs and I will be making the 426 mile trek down to my parents house. Its a biennial adventure that even for us seasoned pro’s – takes a good bit of coordinating. I’ll spare you the details about wrapping and packing all the gifts, that in itself is a …

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Pet First Aid and CPR Education – What Are Your Options?

In cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, pet sitter, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour0 Comments

As one who shares their life with pets, whether as a pet owner or as a pet care provider, we have an obligation to these animals to keep them safe and healthy. Just like with humans, our companion animals will get sick and accidents will happen – it’s not a matter of if; it’s a matter of when. While it …

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The Most Common Holiday Hazards for Your Pets

In black dogs, 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, veterinarian by Cara Armour1 Comment

The winter holidays are HERE! While you decorate the house and stress about getting it ready for the family, Chloe and Max are starting to stress about all the changes and strange smells. Ornaments, candles, tinsel, ribbons and wrapping paper seem to be everywhere! There are lilies, holly, mistletoe, and a tree in the living room. Grandma’s chocolate chocolate chip powdered …

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National Adopt a Senior Pet Month-November

In black dogs, 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, veterinarian by Cara Armour0 Comments

Old vs. Young When you weigh the options of bringing home a shelter pet the age of the animal always plays a significant role. As a volunteer for the Boxer Rescue, one of my rolls is to be a foster home for dogs in transition from their former life to their new loving home. When the announcements come into our …

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Ticks; The Pesky Parasites Plaguing Our Pets

In black dogs, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, Parasites, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, pet sitter, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour1 Comment

Ticked Off! I can’t go for a walk with or even without my dogs and not find one of these pests lurking about. On Sunday I was at an indoor agility trial and felt one trying to bite the back of my neck! I had only been outside for a few minutes walking my dog along the woods – oh no, my …