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Pet in Pain? Do NOT Reach for An OTC Medication!

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, Dogs, Fall pet safety, pet care professional, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, vet tech, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor OTC Pain Medications If you are dealing with a headache or sore muscles, you may reach for aspirin or ibuprofen for relief. These over-the-counter pain medications are effective, inexpensive and generally, safe for use on people when label directions are followed. Popular human OTCs fall into …

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DON’T Chew on This, Doggy or Kitty! 

In cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, Dogs, Kitties, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, Puppies, Wound care by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor I have finally got into the habit of always storing my pricey Bose earbuds I plug into my cell phone in the top drawer of my desk each and every time I finish a phone call. And, the long, skinny cords from my expensive tripod camera …

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How Healthy Is Your Pet? Perform These 10 At-Home Health Checks

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Kitties, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, Puppies, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Uncategorized, Winter and Pets, Wound care by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor How well do you really know your dog or cat from head to tail? Yes, an annual veterinarian exam is a must for every pet, but it is only the starting point in looking after your pet’s health. One of the best ways to be your …

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Figuring Out Feline Moods

In cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore  Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor Cat Emotions Cats are candid about what they want and when they want it. They don’t lie or deceive. And, they certainly don’t apologize like some dogs might. Cats ooze with catitude, so deciphering their core emotions can help you bond better with them and handle …

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Fending Off Fleas and Tackling Ticks on Your Pets

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, Kitties, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Puppies, senior pets, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor Paw, paw. Scratch, scratch. Lick, lick. These can be the telltale signs that a cat or dog is dealing two itty-bitty menaces: fleas and ticks. Unchecked and unprotected, dogs and cats can not only feel frustrated and miserable, but they can develop a host of diseases. …

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Surprising Poisons Impacting Pets

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Pandemic, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, veterinarian by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor With more people getting vaccinated against COVID-19 and cases dropping in numbers, it is finally safer to venture outdoors with our dogs this summer. Sure, our dogs loved having us at home 24-7, but a new report indicates major spikes in the incidents of dogs and …

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April Is Pet First Aid Awareness Month

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 Safety, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor I keep a well-stocked pet first aid kit in my home and a travel size in my vehicle. In case of a pet emergency, I want to be prepared. The reality is that not all cut paws, bee stings, sprained limbs or other pet injuries conveniently …

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Why You Should Always Check Your Pet’s Poop

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Kitties, Parasites, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Puppies, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

Why You Should Become a Pet Poopologist By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor How healthy is your pet? To be your pet’s best health ally, you need to start acting like a pet detective by looking for clues.  And, one of the most accurate ways to gauge your pet’s health is to …

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Why Does My Cat Do That?

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

A few years ago I wrote a post about a strange behavior my cat does and what it means. I covered why do cats head butt us. Technically this behavior is called head bunting and according to several cat behavior experts, it is specifically used to denote the bond your cat has with you, that they are being social, that …

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How Does the Pandemic Affect Our Pets?

In Animal Health, cat behavior, Dog Behavior, Dog Jobs, dog training, Pandemic, pet care professional, Pet Industry, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

What Are Some of the Effects of the Pandemic on Our Pets? Most of this will depend on your individual pet, for the sake of popularity, I’ll cover cats and dogs. But among that giant population, there is a tremendous amount of variation. I know firsthand from my own household, I have 1 cat and 3 dogs, each has responded …