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National Pet Day

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, National Pet Day, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

I love all these pet holidays! To some, they may seem silly but I think taking at least one day to recognize something about your pet – or even just recognize your pet is fantastic. It’s so easy for us to get wrapped up in our busy lives that we forget just how much our pooch on the couch means …

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Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Ear Wounds

In cat first aid, Cats, dog daycare owner, dog walker, groomer, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, pet sitter, Uncategorized, Wound care by Cara Armour3 Comments

Ears Are Big Bleeders Ears are big bleeders even when there is such a seemingly small wound. I have had the roof of my car blood splattered thanks to these floppy appendages – you would have thought someone got stabbed but it was just from a tiny Pug’s cut ear! Ears are not only big bleeders because they have an abundance of capillaries …

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Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Broken Toenails

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Previously I discussed how a puncture wound could cause a limp but if you cannot find any signs of a puncture, before thinking its a strain or pull – go check their feet. Foot Problems Are Common I would say broken toenails or foot issues in general are probably the 2nd most common issue that we as dog walkers commonly …

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Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Start out with a Puncture

In cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara Armour5 Comments

I know it sounds silly but I am so excited for April! While the weather leaves less than to be desired (it’s barely above freezing as I write this from New England), the fact that an entire month is dedicated to pet first aid awareness gets me super excited! This means that I, as well as others in the pet …

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Professional Pet Sitters and Their Tools of the Trade

In Cats, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

When we think of professional pet sitting, we don’t really think about tools right? I mean a carpenter has a hammer, a plumber a wrench but what do pet sitters have? Pet Sitter Have Tons of Stuff! I was cleaning out my car the other day and here are some things that I found and would definitely go as far …

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What Is a Professional Pet Sitter?

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour2 Comments

You might see a lot of posts this week about it being professional pet sitters week. If you are a professional pet sitter you know exactly what this week is celebrating, but if you aren’t or are not certain what defines a professional pet sitter – then keep reading to find out more. The History of Professional Pet Sitters Week …

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Professional Pet Sitters Week – Pet Business Coaching

In dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog walker, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

I want to kick of this special celebratory week for professional pet sitters by taking a second to celebrate those that help the professional pet sitters – the pet businesses coaches. Some may just be your mentor while others are your hero, either way lets kick off the week of recognizing pet sitters by recognizing those behind the scenes helping …

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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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Hands-on Online

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter by Cara Armour1 Comment

How Can You Learn Without Hands-On? The ProPetHero cat and dog CPR training course demonstrates techniques with as much detail as one would learn in a hands-on  or in-person classroom. The videos are clear and most of all the techniques are shown on live animals. These animals were not previously trained so anyone can and should practice hands-on when available on …

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Cat and Dog CPR – Steps You Can Take to Save an Unresponsive Pet

In cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized, vet tech by Cara Armour1 Comment

Cat and Dog CPR Having the knowledge to save your pet is literally possessing the ability to be their hero. It sounds like a grandiose concept but you shouldn’t think of this skill as something only a medical professional can do – if you share your life with a pet in any way shape or form; YOU are their only hope …