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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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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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Why Does My Cat Do That?

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

A few years ago I wrote a post about a strange behavior my cat does and what it means. I covered why do cats head butt us. Technically this behavior is called head bunting and according to several cat behavior experts, it is specifically used to denote the bond your cat has with you, that they are being social, that …

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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 …

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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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Snake Bites Impact Cats and Dogs Differently

In cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, pet sitter, 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 New Study Reveals That Snakes Bites Impact Cats and Dogs Differently Confronting an irked rattlesnake or other venomous snake is definitely a situation any person, dog or cat wishes to avoid. But a new study indicates that cats are twice as likely to survive a …

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Certified Pet Experts

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, Kitties, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safe Business Spotlight, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Spring pet safety, Summer pet safety, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

This post is provided by our affiliate partner Certified Pet Expert Certified Pet Expert offers an online training and certification course that covers everything a professional dog walker or pet sitter needs to know to do their job to world-class standards. Professional pet sitter and dog walking training and certification is perfect for: Anyone wanting to become a freelancer, solo …

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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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Californian First Responders Can Now Provide First Aid to Pets

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, Dog Jobs, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, Uncategorized by Cara Armour

Providing Pet First Aid Used to be a Legal Issue Before Senate Bill No. 1305 was passed, first responders that offered first aid to pets could face legal issues and fines for performing veterinary care without a license. Pets are considered property and because we have quite a bit of emotion wrapped up in them, when things don’t go well, even …