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Combating Pain Safely in Cats and Dogs

In Animal Health, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, senior pets, vet tech, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pain. Appropriately, it is a dreaded four-letter word. Noticing your cat limp and gingerly enter the litterbox or seeing your dog race out the backdoor, slip off the porch and land hard on the ground can definitely alarm you and prompt you to want to relieve the pain pronto. That’s why I reached out to one of …

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Impact of Icy Cold on Dogs and Cats Outdoors

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, Winter and Pets by Cara Armour

Brrr! Impact of Icy Cold Can Have on Dogs and Cats Outdoors By Arden Moore During the summer, we experienced 67 consecutive days of temperatures above 100 degrees in Dallas, TX. Other parts of the country also recorded heatwaves. And, now, as we enter the first month of January, the wind chill makes the temperature feel like 5 below zero. …

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Professional Groomer Unleashes Tips to Keep Coats Healthy in Dogs and Cats

In cat first aid, Cats, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, Uncategorized, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara Armour

Written by Arden Moore – our master pet first aid & CPR instructor Cats and dogs come in all sizes, coat types and lengths. But all pets deserve to sport healthy coats. After all, the skin represents the largest organ in their bodies. Skin issues can impact other organs and the pet’s overall health. Advice from a Master Groomer That’s …

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Meet a New Breed of Felines – Adventure Cats

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Fall pet safety, Kitties, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet Safety, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

Adventure Cats The next time you are on a hike in the woods, or backpacking up a steep trail or enjoying a picnic at a park, don’t be surprised if an adventure cat crosses your path. Yes, it turns out that some felines really enjoy taking in the sights, sounds and smells of the great outdoors in a safe manner. …

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Is Neosporin Safe to Use on My Dog?

In Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Uncategorized, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor When you get a scratch, you may grab the Neosporin from your medicine cabinet shelf. But should you apply this antibiotic ointment on a minor wound on your dog? The answer: it depends. It depends on the type of wound, the location and if your dog …

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Watch Out for Special Issues with Flat-Faced Dogs

In Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor  Brachycephalic Breeds Labrador retrievers with their lovable natures continue ranking No. 1 in popularity among all dog breeds by the American Kennel Club. But look over your shoulder, Lab. The adorable French Bulldog is gaining in popularity, landing the runner-up spot for the past three years. …

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Spring is Here and So Is the Arrival of Toxic Mushrooms to Your Dog

In Dog Behavior, dog daycare owner, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Travel with pets, veterinarian by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor Spring is Here April signals the arrival of spring with more opportunities for taking your dog on adventurous hikes in the woods or having your canine buddy hangout in your backyard as you garden. Lurking in both scenarios can be mushrooms. Keep in mind that many …

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DON’T Chew on This, Doggy or Kitty! 

In cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, Dogs, Kitties, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, Puppies, Wound care by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor I have finally got into the habit of always storing my pricey Bose earbuds I plug into my cell phone in the top drawer of my desk each and every time I finish a phone call. And, the long, skinny cords from my expensive tripod camera …

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Safety Tips for Tennis Ball Play with Dogs

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour

by Arden Moore, ProPetHero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor Many dogs, including my Pet Safety Dog Kona, love, love, love fetching tennis balls. Fetching ranks among the favorite of canine games. Dogs get to pursue, grab this ‘pretend’ prey and bring it back to you to toss again. But not all tennis balls are safe. And, you …

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Figuring Out Feline Moods

In cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore  Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor Cat Emotions Cats are candid about what they want and when they want it. They don’t lie or deceive. And, they certainly don’t apologize like some dogs might. Cats ooze with catitude, so deciphering their core emotions can help you bond better with them and handle …