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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

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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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Pandemic-related Poisons in Homes Are On the Rise in Cats and Dogs

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, Kitties, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor Household Pet Poison Calls Are on the Rise As the pandemic stubbornly continues, one cherished benefit is getting to spend more time at home with our pets. However, everyday household items pose hidden dangers to our dogs and cats. In a new report from Pet Poison …

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Certified Pet Experts

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This post is provided by our affiliate partner Certified Pet Expert Certified Pet Expert offers an online training and certification course that covers everything a professional dog walker or pet sitter needs to know to do their job to world-class standards. Professional pet sitter and dog walking training and certification is perfect for: Anyone wanting to become a freelancer, solo …

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Can My Pets Get Coronavirus?

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Parasites, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour

I generally do not watch news stations but I am one of the millions of people that scroll through social media daily. I haven’t been able to go a day since at least January without hearing about the coronavirus, no doubt it is on everyone’s minds and now from watching the news, it’s all over there too. While we are …

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Californian First Responders Can Now Provide First Aid to Pets

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

Providing Pet First Aid Used to be a Legal Issue Before Senate Bill No. 1305 was passed, first responders that offered first aid to pets could face legal issues and fines for performing veterinary care without a license. Pets are considered property and because we have quite a bit of emotion wrapped up in them, when things don’t go well, even …

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How to Safely Transport a Cat in Your Vehicle

In cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Kitties, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, pet sitter by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Written By our master pet first aid & CPR instructor, Arden Moore Transporting Your Cat Some cats react with hisses and resistance when facing the Three Horrible C’s: The carrier, the car and the clinic. With their flexible spines and stubborn determination, some felines will do everything in their power to disappear at the sight of a pet carrier because …