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Pet First Aid Awareness – We Bring You Moore

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

Arden Moore Nope, Moore is not spelled incorrectly. Pro Pet Hero is joining forces with Arden Moore of Pet First Aid 4 U. Arden Moore is a nationally recognized Certified Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor and cat and dog behavior expert. She travels with her dynamic cat and dog demo duo sharing her techniques and teachings with pet professionals and pet owners. …

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Pet First Aid Awareness Month – The Food We Feed

In Animal Health, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour3 Comments

First Aid Awareness Is Not Always Emergent While we’re getting further along in the month of Pet First Aid Awareness I want to take a detour from just sharing stories of first aid issues to discussing an often overlooked form of preventing first aid issues. Our dogs and cats can have emergencies from cuts, punctures, swallowed or ingested poison in …

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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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Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Choking

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour2 Comments

Dogs Are More Likely to Choke Than Cats Choking can occur suddenly in dogs and cats that are chewing on food, treats, or toys. The pet may suddenly become anxious, start pawing at their mouth, and may struggle to breathe. Their gums may turn blue or gray and they may lose consciousness. This, like the blockages post will be dog-centric given our feline friends are a …

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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 – Broken Toenails

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara Armour0 Comments

Previously I discussed how a puncture wound could cause a limp but if you cannot find any signs of a puncture, before thinking its a strain or pull – go check their feet. Foot Problems Are Common I would say broken toenails or foot issues in general are probably the 2nd most common issue that we as dog walkers commonly …

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Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Blockages

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Continuing on with our series for Pet First Aid Awareness Month, now we will discuss foreign body obstructions. The TV Show – My Dog Ate What? Back in 2010 there was a great TV show on National Geographic called “My Dog Ate What?” I loved that show and was sad to see it go. The episodes covered real incidents that …

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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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The Mannequin Challenge with Pets

In Animal Actors, Dog Behavior, Dog Jobs, dog training, Pet Industry, Uncategorized by Cara Armour0 Comments

I know at this point the Mannequin Challenge is old hat, and many of you have probably seen it done with cats and dogs too. If you haven’t, check out The BuzzFeed News’ post about pets doing the Mannequin Challenge. But, and this is a big BUT – I encourage you to watch this video. I am in a tricks …

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The Regulation of the Pet Sitting Industry

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

Colorado Lays down a Bill to Deal with the Dot Com Listing Sites Things are coming to heads and I can feel the ground shake a little. At least those in Colorado can but the rest of the US should take a good hard look at the laws in their state surrounding pet sitting as well. The reason I mention Colorado …