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How Does the Pandemic Affect Our Pets?

In Animal Health, cat behavior, Dog Behavior, Dog Jobs, dog training, Pandemic, pet care professional, Pet Industry, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

What Are Some of the Effects of the Pandemic on Our Pets? Most of this will depend on your individual pet, for the sake of popularity, I’ll cover cats and dogs. But among that giant population, there is a tremendous amount of variation. I know firsthand from my own household, I have 1 cat and 3 dogs, each has responded …

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The Dangers of a Commonly Found Toad to Your Dog

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, 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 Why Bufo Toads Are So Dangerous to Your Water-Loving Dog Looking for a safe place to exercise your dog with no crowds during these COVID-19 days? Lakes, rivers and ponds may seem like ideal options for your water-loving dog, but beware of a dangerous threat lurking …

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The Safety Buzz on Treating Bee Stings in Your Cat or Dog

In cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, Dogs, Fall pet safety, pet care professional, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Wound care by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Arden Moore, the Pet Health and Safety Coach, interviews Dr. Jason Nicholas aka The Preventive Vet. Arden conducts in-person veterinarian-approved pet first aid classes with the cat-dog team of Casey and Kona as part of Pet First Aid 4U and teaches the two-day instructor program with Pro Pet Hero. Learn more at www.preventivevet.com, www.petfirstaid4u.com and www.propethero.com.

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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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5 Tips to Prepare Care for Your Pet in an Emergency

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, Kitties, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, Winter and Pets by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Hopefully, most pet owners know to have first aid kits, disaster bags/go bags and carriers at the ready in case we need to evacuate with our pets, but do you have a plan if something happens to you and you need someone else to provide care for your animals? Here are some tips so that in the event of a …

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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 Armour5 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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What Would You Do with Your Pets in a Fire? 

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Natural Disasters and pets, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour3 Comments

These are stats from 2010 so while I hope they have decreased, I can only assume with pet ownership increasing, that these numbers have as well, “an estimated 500,000 pets are affected annually by home fires, however, nearly 1,000 house fires each year are accidentally started by the homeowners’ pets, according to data analysis by the National Fire Protection Association” …

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What to Know About Pet Insurance

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

*Guest blog from Figo pet insurance. We’re grateful for their post and to be able to share this valuable information with our readers. The Importance Of Pet Insurance Most pet owners feel they are doing a good job if they feed their dog or cat properly, make sure they get some exercise and give them the love and attention they …

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Dogs CAN Drink Too Much Water

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, Pet Safety, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour2 Comments

The beaches up here in New England have opened back up to our canine companions and with that naturally, comes some risks. The obvious risk of drowning or cutting a pad on a shell is certainly present but there is a very serious condition that many of us do not think about – certainly not on a regular basis. Dogs …

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5 Reasons Why Your Dog Should Sleep in Bed with You and 5 Reasons Why Not

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This is a common question I get asked from new dog walking and pet sitting clients. Even the seasoned dog owner who is now an empty-nester will ask, “is it Ok if my dog sleeps in bed with me?” As a pet sitter and from the standpoint of training the dog, I always tell my clients that they should create …