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Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Spring Holiday Hazards

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays by Cara Armour1 Comment

Last post I discussed the actual food we feed our pets as meals but now I want to discuss the food and sometimes other items that our pets can get into – especially around spring time and holidays like Easter. Easter Troubles From the chocolate bunny and sugar free candies to the beautiful lily Grandma sent you – these new additions …

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National Pet Day

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, National Pet Day, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

I love all these pet holidays! To some they may seem silly but I think taking at least one day to recognize something about your pet – or even just recognize your pet is fantastic. It’s so easy for us to get wrapped up in our busy lives that we forget just how much our pooch on the couch means …

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National Siamese Cat Day

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

OK – lets take a slight detour from all the first aid stories. I’m sure some of you are grossed out the pictures – sorry but not sorry. An accident is going to happen so it’s better that you see and understand what you might be up against so you can act appropriately for your pet. Today is National Siamese …

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Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Start out with a Puncture

In cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara Armour5 Comments

I know it sounds silly but I am so excited for April! While the weather leaves less than to be desired (it’s snowing as I type this in New England), the fact that an entire month is dedicated to pet first aid awareness gets me super excited! This means that I as well as others in the pet space will be …

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Respect Your Cat Day

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, history of pets, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

Dogs Have Masters Cats Have Staff I know, you respect them everyday – they demand it! Today seriously is Respect Your Cat Day and I think its a good idea to keep us in check when it comes to our cats. There are cat lovers and dog lovers in the world, that is a fact and people can be both. …

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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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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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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 …

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National Dress Up Your Pet Day #dressupyourpetday

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#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 …