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New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pet

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Kitties, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Things to do with your pets, Uncategorized, Winter and Pets by Cara Armour2 Comments

The start of a new year always brings about thoughts of planning, changing and how to be better at life. I’m not here to discuss another New Year’s Resolution, but rather just a positive and consistent change we should think about making for our pets. The Plan to Change So They Have a Better Life We brought our dogs and …

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The Attraction of Catnip for Cats

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A guest post from our friends over at CatsPhD.com about why our cats turn into domestic cat junkies around this green delight. It’s no secret that cat owners have one advantage over dog owners when it comes to bribing their pets: catnip. If your feline is the 60th percentile of cats that can be affected by this hallucinogenic plant, there is no …

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Will My Pets Be Affected by the Solar Eclipse?

In cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Summer pet safety, Things to do with your pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour19 Comments

I attended a networking event the other evening hosted by Nancy Hassel from American Pet Professionals and the presenter, Jane Harrell from ’cause digital marketing brought up a good idea to discuss, and one that just happens to be trending. I generally stay away from the trendy pet stuff like the newest product being showcased or some celebrity pet story but when …

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What’s Up Wednesday – Wagtown

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We bring your Wagtown for this What’s Up Wednesday – that’s a lot of W’s but I’m excited to bring you the what and why that is Wagtown. Wagtown – Where the Wag Happens Today I interviewed Beth Miller, founder and president of Wagtown – where the wag happens. Beth and her partner Tom saw a serious problem with what …

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SUP with Your Pup – Stand Up Paddle

In Dog Behavior, dog training, Dogs, Pet Industry, Puppies, Reader Stories, Summer pet safety, Things to do with your pets, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour3 Comments

There are tons of summer fun activities we can do with our pups but if you’re going to hit the water, I highly recommend trying to stand up paddle with your pooch. Build up to SUP While many might take to the board like pro’s, you will have to put some time, effort and patience into getting your pup not …

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What to Consider When Getting a Second Cat or Dog

In cat behavior, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Things to do with your pets, Uncategorized by Krislyn1 Comment

Do you feel that your current pet or dog finally needs a partner/playmate after being alone for so long? It sounds easy to choose the cutest dog or cat to add to your family but there are a few things you need to consider before deciding to bring home your second cat or dog. Here are 3 tips you should …

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Why Dogs Run Away

In Dog Behavior, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Things to do with your pets, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Finding Gobi By now many of you have heard about the story of Finding Gobi, the little dog that ran a big way into Dion Leonard’s heart. This dog literally ran across the Gobi Desert claiming Leonard as his new life. When it comes down to it, Gobi was running away from something. We don’t know exactly what but she …

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10 Things to Do with Your Dog Right Now

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It doesn’t matter if its raining, snowing or even the middle of the night; if you have some time on your hands and a dog staring at you – here are 10 things you can do with them right now. Teach Your Dog a Trick This can be anything from balancing a ball on their nose to simply reinforcing their …