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Pet Safe Business Spotlight – WagForward

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safe Business Spotlight, pet sitter, Reader Stories, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

We received a heart-tugging note from Rick O’Banion last week. “Losing my own pet was the catalyst for wanting to help other people with their animals and starting a dog walking business. Had I discovered by this course a few weeks earlier though, I have no doubt my beloved Mia would still be alive. This course showed me where I …

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The Pet Safe Business Spotlight – JenLovesPets

In cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safe Business Spotlight, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

Last week we celebrated Professional Pet Sitters Week (March 5-11) by taking a look at what it means to be a professional pet sitter and of course some tools of the trade. This week we have picked a professional pet sitter and her company to be in our pet safe business spotlight because even though a week was dedicated to celebrate …

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What Is a Professional Pet Sitter?

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

You might see a lot of posts this week about it being professional pet sitters week. If you are a professional pet sitter you know exactly what this week is celebrating, but if you aren’t or are not certain what defines a professional pet sitter – then keep reading to find out more. The History of Professional Pet Sitters Week …

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If Pets Had Thumbs Day

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

Yep its a national holiday according to many calendars and around my house – a very scary concept. Just imagine for a minute what your cat or dog would get into if they had opposable thumbs? Just for fun I did a little Internet search and came up with these scary and often fun thoughts: They could give us a thumbs …

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The Pet Safe Business Spotlight – Wisconsin Pet Care, LLC

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter by Cara Armour0 Comments

Its time once again to celebrate a company that has taken their clients’ safety as their number one priority. There is so much that goes into owning and operating your own pet care business. One of the greatest assets I have found in doing so is the ability to network with others in the industry. It’s hard to navigate the pet …

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The Pet Dangers We Carry with Us Everyday

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Many of us carry a bag throughout our day that holds important items like our wallet, car keys, and cell phone. Besides the basics, items like little chocolate or candy to help when starvation hits or when you need to stay awake while driving are pretty common. If you’re a bit clean-freakish like me, then you might be sporting some hand-sanitizer.  Pain …

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Walking the Dog Day

In Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour3 Comments

February is All About Love Just two days ago we were celebrating National Love Your Pet Day, today we embrace Walking the Dog Day. While its not clear who’s genius idea it was to set aside a day especially for walking your dog, we hope that you grab Max’ leash and start pounding some serious pavement with him. This is …

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National Love Your Pet Day

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, Guinea Pigs, history of pets, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

I wrote last week about the benefits of sharing your life with a cat and intend to post about the similar benefits of sharing our lives with dogs. Today however, is a national day to just celebrate our love for our pets in general – today we celebrate them. Pet Lovers Everywhere While the history of this holiday seems to …

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Westminster Master Agility

In Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

Once again good fortune would strike and I had an invite to the Westminster Master Agility competition this past weekend. I was asked to come along as an assistant to Jack Daniel – the Super Bowl Commercial Dog. Some may think it’s silly to have an assistant for a dog but if I could ever convey the amount of shear …

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5 Common Valentine’s Day Dangers for Your Pets

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour0 Comments

The day of romance can be a day of danger particularly for cats and dogs. Their curiosity to check out what’s new in or around the house could leave them in some serious trouble. Sweets for Your Sweet Might Not Be so Sweet for Them Its a nice gesture to bring home flowers, candy, celebrate with some alcoholic beverages, spruce …