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What to Do When Your Dog Is Choking

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, groomer, Kitties, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Puppies, senior pets, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian, Winter and Pets, Wound care by Cara Armour3 Comments

Help! My Dog Is Choking! By Arden Moore Canine curiosity almost cost Maddie her life. My sister’s sweet but nosy Bichon-poodle mix was counter surfing and discovered a terrific “find” – dental floss in a plastic casing on the end table in the living room. I happened to be caring for my sister’s pets in her home at the time. …

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Pet First Aid & CPR Instructor Program

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, Fall pet safety, groomer, Kitties, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, Pet Safe Business Spotlight, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Puppies, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, veterinarian, Winter and Pets by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Why Become a Pet First Aid Instructor? If a dog was hit by a car or a curious kitten began choking on a strand of string would you know what to do? Would you like to know what to do and be able to share that knowledge with others? Knowing what to do in the minutes following a pet emergency …

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Should Groomers Be Required to Know Pet First Aid & CPR?

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 Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Uncategorized, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Pet Owners Are Calling for Groomers to Be Trained in Pet First Aid & CPR Pet owners are calling for dog and cat groomers to be trained in pet first aid and CPR. Following the reported deaths at PetSmart that Today.com shed light on back in April 2018, it seems that the wellbeing of pets in professional hands is becoming more …

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National Vet Tech Week

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Oct 14-20, 2018 – This week we celebrate the wonderful pet nurses. This is an edited version of our post from the previous year and while each year this week repeats, the week is never less important. They’ve Hugged Your Pet Have you thought about hugging them? Ok, you should probably ask before you go doing so but our veterinary technicians …

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You Can’t Save Them All

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Reader Stories, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

It sounds so harsh but I’d rather you hear from me than experience it for yourself like I did. Since 2011 I was a pet first aid and CPR instructor, I felt confident that not only did I possess the skills to save pet lives, I also have the ability to teach others. The one thing I was lacking, however, …

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Dog Sitting is Illegal in NYC

In Animal Health, 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 Armour3 Comments

I cannot get away from this article about dog sitting being illegal in New York City. It has been emailed to me, Slacked to me and I’m pretty sure almost all of my Facebook pet sitting groups have posted it, not to mention the colleagues who have it on their personal walls. So since I cannot get away from it, …

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12 Tips to Bringing Home a Puppy or a Kitten

In cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, Kitties, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Puppies, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour2 Comments

Bringing an animal into your life can be one of the most fulfilling times of your life. In fact, I have spent nearly my entire time on this earth with a cat or dog by my side so I do not know life without one. If you’re still on the fence about sharing your life with a pet, here is …

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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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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 …

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Plans for Your Pet If You Die

In Animal Health, Cats, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Reader Stories, Uncategorized by KrislynLeave a Comment

This may be a topic that you won’t even think about until you read this but have you ever considered what to do with your pets in case something unexpected happens to you? Just like any other member of the family, your pet(s) needs someone to take care of him or her in case you die. You would not want …