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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

Last year 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 …

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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 …

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Winter Pet Safety

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian, Winter and Pets by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Baby its Cold Outside And it will only get colder for most of us. While we can embrace sweater weather, for our pets the transition can often be harsher. Please make yourself aware of the safety concerns the cold posses with the list below and the infographic included. Skin, Coat & Feet Condition Inspect pet paws regularly to check for …

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A Competitive Advantage for the Pet Care Business

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, dog walker, Dogs, groomer, Parasites, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Reader Stories, senior pets, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Use Education as Your Competitive Advantage The pet care market is a competitive one, there is no denying that. With the onslaught of app-based listing service sites it has become a bit more challenging to stand above the rest. Yes you have years behind the leash under your belt and you have a knowledge that newbies would pay for in the …

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FDA Warns: Secondhand Smoke is Harmful to Household Pets

In Animal Health, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, Guinea Pigs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Please Do Not Smoke Around Your Pets I honestly wouldn’t think this post would be needed, it seems so obvious, but so does not leaving your dog or child in a car on a hot day. I still regularly see people driving around with dogs in their car while they are smoking! When you smoke in your house the issues …

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The Best Gift for a Pet-Lover

In cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, senior pets, Service Animals, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour2 Comments

For the Animal Lover in your Life For some of us, gift buying is a challenge. I personally feel that I never can find a gift that really shows the person getting the gift, just how much they truly mean to me. The good news is for more than half of your friends, there’s a wonderful gift out there just …

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National Mutt Day

In black dogs, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, National Mutt Day., pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Rescues, pet sitter, Puppies, senior pets, Travel with pets, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

To celebrate National Mutt Day I asked my friend and wonderful dog walker from my pet care business to provide a guest post for us.  Ameera Skandarani has a unique exposure to all types of mixed breeds and pups in her various professions but holds her education in professional writing. Ameera entered the pet service industry as a dog walker and apprentice …