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Easter Safety Concerns for Your Pets

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

*parts of this have been reposted from my April 14, 2017, pet first aid awareness month post Pet First Aid Awareness Month Easter Sunday literally falls on the first day of Pet First Aid Awareness month, how appropriate! The entire month of April is dedicated to paying just that much more attention to our pet’s safety and well-being. This is a …

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10 Tips on How to Keep Your Pets Safe this 4th of July

In cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog training, dog walker, pet care professional, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

With every holiday celebration comes some consideration for our pets. We want to enjoy the day but also not frighten our furry friends away. The 5th of July is the busiest day on record for animal shelters and the Animal Control Officers according to the American Humane Association reports. These facilities and officers become inundated with panicked pets from the …

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Take Your Dog to Work Day

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TYDTWDay® June 23rd 2017 Take Your Dog to Work Day has become a national phenomenon and holiday. It was created in 1999 by the very organization that crowned me Pet Sitter of the Year in 2009 – Pet Sitters International. According to Pet Sitters International, the annual howliday always takes place the Friday following Father’s day and is intended to …

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Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Spring Holiday Hazards

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays by Cara Armour2 Comments

Last post I discussed the actual food we feed our pets as meals but now I want to discuss the food and sometimes other items that our pets can get into – especially around spring time and holidays like Easter. Easter Troubles From the chocolate bunny and sugar free candies to the beautiful lily Grandma sent you – these new additions …

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National Pet Day

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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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National Siamese Cat Day

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

OK – lets take a slight detour from all the first aid stories. I’m sure some of you are grossed out the pictures – sorry but not sorry. An accident is going to happen so it’s better that you see and understand what you might be up against so you can act appropriately for your pet. Today is National Siamese …

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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 snowing as I type this in 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 space will be …

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Respect Your Cat Day

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Dogs Have Masters Cats Have Staff I know, you respect them everyday – they demand it! Today seriously is Respect Your Cat Day and I think its a good idea to keep us in check when it comes to our cats. There are cat lovers and dog lovers in the world, that is a fact and people can be both. …

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If Pets Had Thumbs Day

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Yep, it’s a national holiday according to many calendars and around my house – a very scary concept. Just imagine for a minute what your cat or dog would get into if they had opposable thumbs? Just for fun I did a little Internet search and came up with these scary and often fun thoughts: They could give us a thumbs …

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Walking the Dog Day

In Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour3 Comments

February is All About Love Just two days ago we were celebrating National Love Your Pet Day, today we embrace Walking the Dog Day. While its not clear who’s genius idea it was to set aside a day especially for walking your dog, we hope that you grab Max’ leash and start pounding some serious pavement with him. This is …