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National Train Your Dog Month

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Reader Stories, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

APDT (the Association of Professional Dog Trainers) in 2010 started a campaign to dedicate a month of  training awareness. They chose January since the holidays were a popular time that people would bring home dogs from breeders or shelters. Their mission is to bring awareness during January about the importance of socialization and training your new family member, or even …

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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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Going to a Dog Show

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Show, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

I promised in my recent blog on dog shows that I would explain how to find shows near you, give you a little advice on how to figure out what is going (Ok I didn’t mention that but I will) and some rules of etiquette. How to Find a Dog Show in Your Area There is a great website that will list all …

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Dog Shows – More Than Just Fancy Dogs

In Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Show, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

There is a HUGE juxtaposition between rescued dogs and purebred dogs. Somewhere in the middle fall the hybrid breeds but because they are bought, for simplicity’s sake let’s add the oodles into the purebred side – AKC breeders don’t cringe just yet, hear me out. Why Does Society Make Me Choose? With campaigns like “adopt don’t shop” and a general …

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My Dog Fell Through The Ice

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour3 Comments

What started off as a relaxing Christmas Day has turned into an adrenaline packed holiday and this all happened before noon! We just wanted to take the dogs for a nice long hike so we could come home and enjoy the rest of the day with sleepy pups. We achieved our goal of tired dogs. We went for a hike …

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90 DAY CHEW PROOF GUARANTEE

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Reader Stories, senior pets, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour1 Comment

Wait what? Disclaimer: ProPetHero and all affiliates did not receive any form of compensation for this post, this is a dog safe product that we felt worthy of recommending to people that have pets that shred beds.  Yes you read that title correctly and no its not on some metal dog toy; this is for a dog bed. I am not …

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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 …