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Make Your Own Pet First Aid Kit

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Uncategorized, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

I’m not a crafty person but I am a practical person so I love super easy DIY projects that can be fun. One of those such projects I found easy and rewarding was that of building pet first aid kits. Below are some tips on how to build your own pet first aid kits, and I say kits because you …

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Tips on Healing Paws Hurt by Winter

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, Uncategorized, Winter and Pets, Wound care by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Winter is harsh for a myriad of reasons. For our pets, particularly our pups, it can be brutal on their paws. I’ve tried and tested a paw-safe ice melt that helps prevent the cracks and sores that can develop from the extreme cold and of course road salt. But the question I get asked most often is not how to prevent …

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What’s Up Wednesday – How Handicapped Dogs Changed My Life

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Reader Stories, Uncategorized, Wound care by Cara Armour22 Comments

Many of us have had “that dog”, I’ve had two. I thought about going on Facebook Live about this topic but I can’t without crying so my written words will have to suffice. The Start of DM On a hot summer day seemingly like any other day I had brought my 6.5 yr old Boxer dog Dozer on a walk …

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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 …

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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 ArmourLeave a Comment

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 – 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 …