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The Right Time to Give Hydrogen Peroxide to Your Pet

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 First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, Puppies, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian, Winter and Pets, Wound care by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Our very own Master Instructor from our Pet First Aid and CPR Instructor Course Arden Moore, attended the Cat Writers’ Association 25th Anniversary Conference and Awards Banquet in St. Louis, MO. She brought along her safety cat Casey who shares the spotlight with Dr. Jason Nicholas, The Preventive Vet, on the cautions associated with using hydrogen peroxide in dogs and cats. It …

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Is Hydrogen Peroxide Safe for Pets?

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Uncategorized, veterinarian, Winter and Pets by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

By Arden Moore Certified Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor Spilling the Truth About Hydrogen Peroxide For years, the brown plastic bottle of hydrogen peroxide has been a familiar sight in first aid kits for people and for pets. Many people reached for a bottle of 3 percent hydrogen peroxide to disinfect skin wounds. The combination of hydrogen and oxygen molecules …

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Xylitol – What Is It and Why Is It so Dangerous for Our Pets?

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour2 Comments

Most pet owners know that chocolate is a no-no for dogs, that warning seems to go over well but recently despite being deadlier, I’m finding that not enough people know about Xylitol. What Is Xylitol? Before I did research on the chemical, I assumed it was a human created conundrum. While it is manufactured as a sugar substitute from corn, …

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How to Tell If Your Pet Is Fat

In Animal Health, cat behavior, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Honestly, chances are they are – your pets are more than likely overweight and sadly obese. We saw a steady increase in 2016 in pet obesity, affecting nearly 59% of cats and 54% of dogs, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). I See Fat Pets Every Day I see it daily and while one could say running …

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What’s Up Wednesday – SuperZoo

In Dogs, pet care professional, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

If you’re in the pet industry and not at SuperZoo then like me, you must feel like your world is on hold. I have FOMO – Fear Of Missing Out – really badly right now and it’s certainly not just because I’m missing all the cool products being showcased. SuperZoo is HUGE While SuperZoo is stated to be, “The National …

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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 – BlogPaws 2017

In cat behavior, cat first aid, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Guinea Pigs, pet care professional, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

*All pictures are property of BlogPaws, Silver Paws Studio, Carl Kerridge Photography and other respective photographers. Permission was granted to share by conference attendees and may not be shared elsewhere, printed or reproduced without explicit permission from the photographers.  I had the fantastic fortune to head to Myrtle Beach last week for the BlogPaws 2017 conference. I was surrounded by 500 of the most …

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Pet First Aid Awareness Month – The Food We Feed

In Animal Health, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour3 Comments

First Aid Awareness Is Not Always Emergent While we’re getting further along in the month of Pet First Aid Awareness I want to take a detour from just sharing stories of first aid issues to discussing an often overlooked form of preventing first aid issues. Our dogs and cats can have emergencies from cuts, punctures, swallowed or ingested poison in …