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Does Daylight Savings Affect Your Pets?

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, Dog Behavior, Dogs, Pet Industry, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Last fall I wrote about how to keep your pets safe during the loss of time and gain in darkness, especially concerning dog walks. Indoor/outdoor cats are a discussion for another day. Well now the question arises about whether the leap forward would cause any safety concerns? I honestly thought that there wouldn’t be much to find concerning, but I was …

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If Pets Had Thumbs Day

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Yep, it’s a national holiday according to many calendars and around my house – a very scary concept. Just imagine for a minute what your cat or dog would get into if they had opposable thumbs? Just for fun I did a little Internet search and came up with these scary and often fun thoughts: They could give us a thumbs …

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The Pet Safe Business Spotlight – Wisconsin Pet Care, LLC

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Its time once again to celebrate a company that has taken their clients’ safety as their number one priority. There is so much that goes into owning and operating your own pet care business. One of the greatest assets I have found in doing so is the ability to network with others in the industry. It’s hard to navigate the pet …

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The Pet Dangers We Carry with Us Everyday

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Many of us carry a bag throughout our day that holds important items like our wallet, car keys, and cell phone. Besides the basics, items like little chocolate or candy to help when starvation hits or when you need to stay awake while driving are pretty common. If you’re a bit clean-freakish like me, then you might be sporting some hand-sanitizer.  Pain …

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Dog Saves College Student from Intruder

In Dog Behavior, Dog Jobs, Dogs, Pet Rescues, Reader Stories, Service Animals, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Bella’s story – Guest Post “What a beautiful world it would be if only people had the heart of Dogs.” I was a sophomore at the University of Alabama when I decided to get a puppy. I thought it would be easy; I grew up with dogs so why not get one of my own? When I was back home …

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Walking the Dog Day

In Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour3 Comments

February is All About Love Just two days ago we were celebrating National Love Your Pet Day, today we embrace Walking the Dog Day. While its not clear who’s genius idea it was to set aside a day especially for walking your dog, we hope that you grab Max’ leash and start pounding some serious pavement with him. This is …

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National Love Your Pet Day

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, groomer, Guinea Pigs, history of pets, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

I wrote last week about the benefits of sharing your life with a cat and intend to post about the similar benefits of sharing our lives with dogs. Today however, is a national day to just celebrate our love for our pets in general – today we celebrate them. Pet Lovers Everywhere While the history of this holiday seems to …

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Westminster Master Agility

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Once again good fortune would strike and I had an invite to the Westminster Master Agility competition this past weekend. I was asked to come along as an assistant to Jack Daniel – the Super Bowl Commercial Dog. Some may think it’s silly to have an assistant for a dog but if I could ever convey the amount of shear …

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5 Common Valentine’s Day Dangers for Your Pets

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

The day of romance can be a day of danger, particularly for cats and dogs. Their curiosity to check out what’s new in or around the house could leave them in some serious trouble. Sweets for Your Sweet Might Not Be so Sweet for Them It’s a nice gesture to bring home flowers, candy, celebrate with some alcoholic beverages, spruce …

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Drowning Dog Saved at a BBQ

In Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet Death, pet sitter, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Expect the Unexpected – a True Story from a Guest Author “All eyes were on me, as I stared at the body of the lifeless dog. His tongue was blue and eyes unresponsive. I knew exactly what to do, I don’t know how but I did, and then I jumped into action.” I Didn’t Start my Day Expecting This When …