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Traveling with Your Pets

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Dog Behavior, dog training, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour2 Comments

Summer is here and that means more cars on the road and more pets coming with us. I have plans to head up to Vermont in July and a few other weekend travel trips planned with all three of my dogs, statistically – so do you. If you’re leaving pets behind like your cat, or for me, my cat and chickens …

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Pet First Aid Awareness – Bugs Suck

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Bugs Suck, Sting, Bite and Just Plain Stink! We have to be aware of these pesky pests and keep in mind even indoor bugs can wreak some havoc. Our feline friends are certainly likely victims of fleas, flies, ticks, wasps, bees, spiders and mosquitoes but it’s our canine companions that tend to suffer the brunt of the stinging, stabbing, and biting …

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Professional Pet Sitters Week – Pet Business Coaching

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I want to kick of this special celebratory week for professional pet sitters by taking a second to celebrate those that help the professional pet sitters – the pet businesses coaches. Some may just be your mentor while others are your hero, either way lets kick off the week of recognizing pet sitters by recognizing those behind the scenes helping …

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The Pet Dangers We Carry with Us Everyday

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour1 Comment

Many of us carry a bag throughout our day that holds important items like our wallet, car keys, and cell phone. Besides the basics, items like little chocolate or candy to help when starvation hits or when you need to stay awake while driving are pretty common. If you’re a bit clean-freakish like me, then you might be sporting some hand-sanitizer.  Pain …

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Westminster Master Agility

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Once again good fortune would strike and I had an invite to the Westminster Master Agility competition this past weekend. I was asked to come along as an assistant to Jack Daniel – the Super Bowl Commercial Dog. Some may think it’s silly to have an assistant for a dog but if I could ever convey the amount of shear …

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National Train Your Dog Month

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Reader Stories, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

APDT (the Association of Professional Dog Trainers) in 2010 started a campaign to dedicate a month of  training awareness. They chose January since the holidays were a popular time that people would bring home dogs from breeders or shelters. Their mission is to bring awareness during January about the importance of socialization and training your new family member, or even …

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Going to a Dog Show

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I promised in my recent blog on dog shows that I would explain how to find shows near you, give you a little advice on how to figure out what is going (Ok I didn’t mention that but I will) and some rules of etiquette. How to Find a Dog Show in Your Area There is a great website that will list all …

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What Meow?

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized by Cara Armour3 Comments

You thought I forgot all about them didn’t you? Cats are fantastic little beasts, prowling your home, dominating large packs of dogs, stealing large pieces of meat from the counter, breaking into any food morsel, stealing dog treats – oh wait yours doesn’t do that? Wilykit – yes after the Thunder Cats character – was adopted from the MSPCA in …

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90 DAY CHEW PROOF GUARANTEE

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Reader Stories, senior pets, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour2 Comments

Wait what? Disclaimer: ProPetHero and all affiliates did not receive any form of compensation for this post, this is a dog safe product that we felt worthy of recommending to people that have pets that shred beds.  Yes you read that title correctly and no its not on some metal dog toy; this is for a dog bed. I am not …

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The Perfect Last Minute Christmas Gift

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, National Mutt Day., pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

And it doesn’t need to be wrapped – you could if you wanted to but. . . You’ve completed your shopping and are wrapping gifts by the fire when your cat gets in the way. She just loves that ribbon and you have to admit it looks and acts just like a cat toy – CRAP, “cat toy” goes through …