View Post

National Vet Tech Week

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Oct 15-21, 2017 – This week we celebrate the wonderful pet nurses. This is an edited version of our post from the previous year and while each year this week repeats, the week is never less important. They’ve hugged your pet, have you thought about hugging them? Ok, you should probably ask before you go doing so but our veterinary technicians …

View Post

You Can’t Save Them All

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Reader Stories, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

It sounds so harsh but I’d rather you hear from me than experience it for yourself like I did. Since 2011 I was a pet first aid and CPR instructor, I felt confident that not only did I possess the skills to save pet lives, I also have the ability to teach others. The one thing I was lacking, however, …

View Post

Dog Sitting is Illegal in NYC

In Animal Health, 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 Armour3 Comments

I cannot get away from this article about dog sitting being illegal in New York City. It has been emailed to me, Slacked to me and I’m pretty sure almost all of my Facebook pet sitting groups have posted it, not to mention the colleagues who have it on their personal walls. So since I cannot get away from it, …

View Post

12 Tips to Bringing Home a Puppy or a Kitten

In cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, Kitties, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Puppies, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour2 Comments

Bringing an animal into your life can be one of the most fulfilling times of your life. In fact, I have spent nearly my entire time on this earth with a cat or dog by my side so I do not know life without one. If you’re still on the fence about sharing your life with a pet, here is …

View Post

What’s Up Wednesday – ProPet Software

In Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Stay in Control of Your Business They don’t just have a fantastic name – ProPet Software is providing intuitive and flexible software that simplifies managing your daycare, kennel, training and grooming company. Basically, ProPet Software allows the busy pet care business owner to stay in control of their business. I had the great fortune to speak with Erika Godwin, one …

View Post

Pet Care Services – Want a Great Way to Market Your Business?

In Animal Health, 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 ArmourLeave a Comment

Lead with Education in Your Marketing Pet sitter friends want a great marketing idea? Pet owning friends, want to know what you will soon be demanding of your pet care providers? If you have equally wonderful baby sitters for your human child to choose from but the only difference is one knows first aid & CPR, who are you going …

View Post

Plans for Your Pet If You Die

In Animal Health, Cats, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Reader Stories, Uncategorized by KrislynLeave a Comment

This may be a topic that you won’t even think about until you read this but have you ever considered what to do with your pets in case something unexpected happens to you? Just like any other member of the family, your pet(s) needs someone to take care of him or her in case you die. You would not want …

View Post

Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Pet Business Insurance; What Pet Owners Should Know

In Animal Health, 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 Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safe Business Spotlight, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Are Your Paws in Protected Hands? We’re rounding out the month of pet first aid awareness with something very few of us think about but really should. Whether you are a pet owner or pet care professional – making certain you are covered when something goes wrong is paramount. Pet Care Insurance I had the great fortune to have met …

View Post

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 ArmourLeave a Comment

Arden Moore Nope, Moore is not spelled incorrectly. Pro Pet Hero is joining forces with Arden Moore of Pet First Aid 4 U to build a pet first aid & CPR instructors course. 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 …

View Post

Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Ear Wounds

In cat first aid, Cats, dog daycare owner, dog walker, groomer, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, pet sitter, Uncategorized, Wound care by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Ears Are Big Bleeders Ears are big bleeders even when there is such a seemingly small wound. I have had the roof of my car blood splattered thanks to these floppy appendages – you would have thought someone got stabbed but it was just from a tiny Pug’s cut ear! Ears are not only big bleeders because they have an abundance of capillaries …