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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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Help Support a Proposed Federal Law on Xylitol Label Warnings

In Dog Behavior, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, veterinarian by Cara Armour

Xylitol and the Danger to Pets Xylitol, a popular artificial sweetener, is finding its way into an ever-expanding array of foods and health products. For a person with diabetes or someone who is watching their sugar intake, xylitol is the go-to substitute to help control diabetes or avoid sugary calories that lead to weight gain. But to pets, especially dogs, …

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Helping Kids Meet and Greet Dogs Safely

In Dog Behavior, dog training, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, Pet Safety, Uncategorized, Winter and Pets by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor During the holidays and as we enter 2022, many families will be adopting puppies, shelter dogs and purebreds from reputable dog breeders. To ensure everyone in your family, including your children and the new canine, get off on the right paw, let me share ways to …

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How Healthy Is Your Pet? Perform These 10 At-Home Health Checks

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Kitties, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, Puppies, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Uncategorized, Winter and Pets, Wound care by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor How well do you really know your dog or cat from head to tail? Yes, an annual veterinarian exam is a must for every pet, but it is only the starting point in looking after your pet’s health. One of the best ways to be your …

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Food for Thought on Dogs with Arthritis

In dog training, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, senior pets, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour

For Pro Pet Hero Blog post by Arden Moore, Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor While you can’t reverse the age clock ticking inside your dog, you can take steps to slow down the aging process and ease achy joints by making smart food choices and modifying walks and other activities. Like many of you, …

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Fending Off Fleas and Tackling Ticks on Your Pets

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, Kitties, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Puppies, senior pets, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor Paw, paw. Scratch, scratch. Lick, lick. These can be the telltale signs that a cat or dog is dealing two itty-bitty menaces: fleas and ticks. Unchecked and unprotected, dogs and cats can not only feel frustrated and miserable, but they can develop a host of diseases. …

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Surprising Poisons Impacting Pets

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, Pandemic, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, veterinarian by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor With more people getting vaccinated against COVID-19 and cases dropping in numbers, it is finally safer to venture outdoors with our dogs this summer. Sure, our dogs loved having us at home 24-7, but a new report indicates major spikes in the incidents of dogs and …

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April Is Pet First Aid Awareness Month

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor I keep a well-stocked pet first aid kit in my home and a travel size in my vehicle. In case of a pet emergency, I want to be prepared. The reality is that not all cut paws, bee stings, sprained limbs or other pet injuries conveniently …

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Why You Should Always Check Your Pet’s Poop

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Kitties, Parasites, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Puppies, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

Why You Should Become a Pet Poopologist By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor How healthy is your pet? To be your pet’s best health ally, you need to start acting like a pet detective by looking for clues.  And, one of the most accurate ways to gauge your pet’s health is to …

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Using Dogs to Sniff Out COVID-19

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog Jobs, dog training, Dogs, Pandemic, pet care professional, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, Service Animals, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

I absolutely love canine scent work detection sports. I recently got into it with two of my Boxers and started to enter competitions. I have worked diligently to train my dogs to learn what they are searching for, in my case, it’s three different types of plant oils. My dogs can go into a room and source multiple hides with …