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What’s Up Wednesday – ProPet Software

In Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Stay in Control of Your Business They don’t just have a fantastic name – ProPet Software is providing intuitive and flexible software that simplifies managing your daycare, kennel, training and grooming company. Basically, ProPet Software allows the busy pet care business owner to stay in control of their business. I had the great fortune to speak with Erika Godwin, one …

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12 Tips to Help Dogs with the Heat

In Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour2 Comments

Fun in the Sun Has Begun! For most of us summer is here and fun in the sun has begun! This can be a very amazing time with our pets as the daylight remains longer and we can enjoy the outside with our furry friends. Dog’s Can’t Sweat It Humans have a relatively advanced way of cooling their core unlike …

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Why Dogs Run Away

In Dog Behavior, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Things to do with your pets, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour2 Comments

Finding Gobi By now many of you have heard about the story of Finding Gobi, the little dog that ran a big way into Dion Leonard’s heart. This dog literally ran across the Gobi Desert claiming Leonard as his new life. When it comes down to it, Gobi was running away from something. We don’t know exactly what but she …

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The Danger of a Dog in a Hot Car – the Misconceptions Many People Make

In Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dog Show, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Don’t Fry Fido – Just Don’t I never want to sound like a broken record but man do I feel like one. According to the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) 100’s, yes that is 100’s of dogs die each year from heat stroke caused by being left in a hot car. There is clearly a lack of education around this matter and …

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Top 7 Canine Detection Certifications

In Dog Behavior, Dog Jobs, dog training, Dogs, Service Animals, Uncategorized by Cara Armour4 Comments

I always knew there were drug, cadaver and explosive detection dogs, many of these brought to the forefront during the tragedy of 9/11. I had also recently heard about bug detection dogs, especially with the rise of bed bug infestations but I just learned about agricultural disease detection canines. They are trained to sniff out specific deceases that could be …

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6 Memorial Day Pet Safety Tips

In cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog training, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Uncategorized by Cara Armour3 Comments

Memorial Day is just around the corner and while it is a day that we take to remember those that died in active military service it’s also a day where many celebrate the unofficial start to summer. The celebrations can include picnics, trips to the beach, and cookouts at your home or your friends and families. Before you go opening the door …

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Your Sick Pooch and Training

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, dog training, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Uncategorized by Cara Armour2 Comments

I’m excited to bring you a guest post today from a BlogPaws friend. Rosemary shares wonderful information today with us all the way from South Africa! While her words come from a far, Rosemary brings up a great topic that needs to be brought into our homes. Some troubles we may be having with training, may in fact stem from our …

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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 Care Services – Want a Great Way to Market Your Business?

In Animal Health, 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

Lead with Education in Your Marketing Pet sitter friends want a great marketing idea? Pet owning friends, want to know what you will soon be demanding of your pet care providers? If you have equally wonderful baby sitters for your human child to choose from but the only difference is one knows first aid & CPR, who are you going …