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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, Parasites, pet care professional, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Puppies, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

I spend a good portion of my week talking to someone about the anatomy and physiology of a dog’s mouth. I explain how the scissor bite and enzymes in the salvia are specifically designed to tear through and digest meat. I have had this discussion while my own meat-eating canine friend stands beside me chomping down on grass! Why the Heck …

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Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

In cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Kitties, Parasites, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour2 Comments

It seems so contradictory given their pointy meat-intended teeth but these obligate carnivores can often be found chomping down on an herbivore’s delight. The Theories Some veterinarians have developed a theory that eating grass helps clear out intestinal parasites (nematodes), sort of like a rake for the stomach. Others believe they just like the sweet taste of some moist grass …

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How to Repel Ticks Without Chemicals or Collars

In dog walker, Dogs, Parasites, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Dog Not Gone but the Ticks Are We got to test a tick repelling product you put on your dog but have the luxury of being able to take it off. NO FLY ZONE™ I was fortunate enough to be contacted by a Maine company called Dog Not Gone about some of the NO FLY ZONE™ products that not only …

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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 ArmourLeave a Comment

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 …

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Ticks; The Pesky Parasites Plaguing Our Pets

In black dogs, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, Parasites, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, pet sitter, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour2 Comments

Ticked Off! I can’t go for a walk with or even without my dogs and not find one of these pests lurking about. On Sunday I was at an indoor agility trial and felt one trying to bite the back of my neck! I had only been outside for a few minutes walking my dog along the woods – oh no, my …