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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 …

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10 Tips on How to Keep Your Pets Safe this 4th of July

In cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog training, dog walker, pet care professional, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

With every holiday celebration comes some consideration for our pets. We want to enjoy the day but also not frighten our furry friends away. The 5th of July is the busiest day on record for animal shelters and the Animal Control Officers according to the American Humane Association reports. These facilities and officers become inundated with panicked pets from the …

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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 Do Cats Like Boxes?

In cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, pet care professional, Pet Industry, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Most sources I found say that cats like boxes because they enable their predation behavior – meaning they can stash (or stuff) themselves into a box which provides a means for them to hide. From their cardboard cave they can stalk prey, which typically ends up being my feet. Their new corrugated cavern also allows for retreat if their mission …

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Top 10 Dangers for Your Cat and Other Household Hazards

In cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour2 Comments

While your cat’s curious nature isn’t always as evident as your pup’s, there is a proverb, “curiosity killed the cat” and it certainly can. A cat’s curious nature can get them into as much, if not more trouble than a pup. Top 10 Dangers for Your Cat According to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Listed below are the top …

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What’s Up Wednesday – BlogPaws 2017

In cat behavior, cat first aid, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Guinea Pigs, pet care professional, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

*All pictures are property of BlogPaws, Silver Paws Studio, Carl Kerridge Photography and other respective photographers. Permission was granted to share by conference attendees and may not be shared elsewhere, printed or reproduced without explicit permission from the photographers.  I had the fantastic fortune to head to Myrtle Beach last week for the BlogPaws 2017 conference. I was surrounded by 500 of the most …

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Traveling with Your Pets

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Dog Behavior, dog training, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour2 Comments

Summer is here and that means more cars on the road and more pets coming with us. I have plans to head up to Vermont in July and a few other weekend travel trips planned with all three of my dogs, statistically – so do you. If you’re leaving pets behind like your cat, or for me, my cat and chickens …

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Moving and How to Make an Easy Transition for Your Pets

In cat behavior, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Uncategorized by Krislyn1 Comment

The Spring Housing Market The spring housing market has sprung. Many people are planning on moving in the next few months and the chances are statistically – more than 50% of you will be bringing pets! It may sound easy to just bring your pet to your new home but there are a few tips that you should consider before …

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Pet First Aid Awareness – Bugs Suck

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Bugs Suck, Sting, Bite and Just Plain Stink! We have to be aware of these pesky pests and keep in mind even indoor bugs can wreak some havoc. Our feline friends are certainly likely victims of fleas, flies, ticks, wasps, bees, spiders and mosquitoes but it’s our canine companions that tend to suffer the brunt of the stinging, stabbing, and biting …

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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 …