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The Pet Safe Business Spotlight – Boogie N Pals

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Pet Business Heroes We like to celebrate our customers, particularly those that own/operate pet care businesses that have gone the extra mile through the ProPetHero course – learning how to become pet heroes. This sends a message to current and future clients that this business is demonstrating it has the best interest of your pet as their priority. Today we …

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National Train Your Dog Month

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Reader Stories, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

APDT (the Association of Professional Dog Trainers) in 2010 started a campaign to dedicate a month of  training awareness. They chose January since the holidays were a popular time that people would bring home dogs from breeders or shelters. Their mission is to bring awareness during January about the importance of socialization and training your new family member, or even …

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The Pro Pet Hero Referral Program

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

In October Facebook rolled out their recommendations feature to make their social network, “more useful in your everyday life”. Facebook knows the value of word-of-mouth referrals, their research has shown that I am more likely to take a friend’s suggestion first over a general Internet search. At the very least, my friend’s recommendation offers validity and an account of a …

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Going to a Dog Show

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Show, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

I promised in my recent blog on dog shows that I would explain how to find shows near you, give you a little advice on how to figure out what is going (Ok I didn’t mention that but I will) and some rules of etiquette. How to Find a Dog Show in Your Area There is a great website that will list all …

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Dog Shows – More Than Just Fancy Dogs

In Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Show, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Uncategorized by Cara Armour3 Comments

There is a HUGE juxtaposition between rescued dogs and purebred dogs. Somewhere in the middle fall the hybrid breeds but because they are bought, for simplicity’s sake let’s add the oodles into the purebred side – AKC breeders don’t cringe just yet, hear me out. Why Does Society Make Me Choose? With campaigns like “adopt don’t shop” and a general …

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90 DAY CHEW PROOF GUARANTEE

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Reader Stories, senior pets, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour2 Comments

Wait what? Disclaimer: ProPetHero and all affiliates did not receive any form of compensation for this post, this is a dog safe product that we felt worthy of recommending to people that have pets that shred beds.  Yes you read that title correctly and no its not on some metal dog toy; this is for a dog bed. I am not …

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The Perfect Last Minute Christmas Gift

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, National Mutt Day., pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

And it doesn’t need to be wrapped – you could if you wanted to but. . . You’ve completed your shopping and are wrapping gifts by the fire when your cat gets in the way. She just loves that ribbon and you have to admit it looks and acts just like a cat toy – CRAP, “cat toy” goes through …

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Winter Pet Safety

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian, Winter and Pets by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Baby its Cold Outside And it will only get colder for most of us. While we can embrace sweater weather, for our pets the transition can often be harsher. Please make yourself aware of the safety concerns the cold posses with the list below and the infographic included. Skin, Coat & Feet Condition Inspect pet paws regularly to check for …

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A Competitive Advantage for the Pet Care Business

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, Parasites, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Reader Stories, senior pets, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Use Education as Your Competitive Advantage The pet care market is a competitive one, there is no denying that. With the onslaught of app-based listing service sites it has become a bit more challenging to stand above the rest. Yes you have years behind the leash under your belt and you have a knowledge that newbies would pay for in the …