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What’s Up Wednesday – BlogPaws 2017

In cat behavior, cat first aid, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Guinea Pigs, pet care professional, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

*All pictures are property of BlogPaws, Silver Paws Studio, Carl Kerridge Photography and other respective photographers. Permission was granted to share by conference attendees and may not be shared elsewhere, printed or reproduced without explicit permission from the photographers.  I had the fantastic fortune to head to Myrtle Beach last week for the BlogPaws 2017 conference. I was surrounded by 500 of the most …

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Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Broken Toenails

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, pet sitter, Uncategorized, veterinarian, Wound care by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Previously I discussed how a puncture wound could cause a limp but if you cannot find any signs of a puncture, before thinking its a strain or pull – go check their feet. Foot Problems Are Common I would say broken toenails or foot issues in general are probably the 2nd most common issue that we as dog walkers commonly …

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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 barely above freezing as I write this from 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 …

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5 Common Valentine’s Day Dangers 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, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

The day of romance can be a day of danger, particularly for cats and dogs. Their curiosity to check out what’s new in or around the house could leave them in some serious trouble. Sweets for Your Sweet Might Not Be so Sweet for Them It’s a nice gesture to bring home flowers, candy, celebrate with some alcoholic beverages, spruce …

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Drowning Dog Saved at a BBQ

In Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog training, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet Death, pet sitter, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Expect the Unexpected – a True Story from a Guest Author “All eyes were on me, as I stared at the body of the lifeless dog. His tongue was blue and eyes unresponsive. I knew exactly what to do, I don’t know how but I did, and then I jumped into action.” I Didn’t Start my Day Expecting This When …

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Why Does My Dog Lick?

In Dog Behavior, dog walker, Dogs, Pet First Aid, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Does a Lick Equal a Like? Yep, licks can equal likes as well as dislikes, anxiety, hunger, love, and fear. They pretty much can mean anything but I want to take some time to discover the most common reasons dogs lick and the most frequent things they lick. Licking Humans There are a variety of reasons your pup might lick …

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We Have a Drug Problem – Dog Overdoses on Fentanyl

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, Service Animals, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Its hard to make it through the week without seeing some news about an overdose or some scary statistic that drug use, particularly heroin is on a scary high right now. Unfortunately, due to the high demand of heroin and the inability to keep up with demands, drug sources have found another opioid to flood the market – fentanyl. Fentanyl is 50 …

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The Pro Pet Hero Referral Program

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

In October Facebook rolled out their recommendations feature to make their social network, “more useful in your everyday life”. Facebook knows the value of word-of-mouth referrals, their research has shown that I am more likely to take a friend’s suggestion first over a general Internet search. At the very least, my friend’s recommendation offers validity and an account of a …

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My Dog Fell Through The Ice

In Animal Health, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour4 Comments

What started off as a relaxing Christmas Day has turned into an adrenaline packed holiday and this all happened before noon! We just wanted to take the dogs for a nice long hike so we could come home and enjoy the rest of the day with sleepy pups. We achieved our goal of tired dogs. We went for a hike …

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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 …