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Holiday Travel with Your Pets

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, Travel with pets, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Roadtrip With My Besties In just a few weeks my husband, 3 dogs and I will be making the 643 mile trek to my parents’ house. Its a biennial adventure that even for us seasoned pro’s – takes a good bit of coordinating. I’ll spare you the details about wrapping and packing all the gifts, that in itself is a process …

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Pet First Aid and CPR Education – What Are Your Options?

In cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, pet sitter, Uncategorized, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour2 Comments

As one who shares their life with pets, whether as a pet owner or as a pet care provider, we have an obligation to these animals to keep them safe and healthy. Just like with humans, our companion animals will get sick and accidents will happen – it’s not a matter of if; it’s a matter of when. While it …

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The Most Common Holiday Hazards for Your Pets

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, Pet Industry, Pet Rescues, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Puppies, senior pets, Service Animals, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour4 Comments

The winter holidays are HERE! While you decorate the house and stress about getting it ready for the family, Chloe and Max are starting to stress about all the changes and strange smells. Ornaments, candles, tinsel, ribbons and wrapping paper seem to be everywhere! There are lilies, holly, mistletoe, and a tree in the living room. Grandma’s chocolate chocolate chip powdered …

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National Adopt a Senior Pet Month-November

In black dogs, 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, veterinarian by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Old vs. Young When you weigh the options of bringing home a shelter pet the age of the animal always plays a significant role. As a volunteer for the Boxer Rescue, one of my rolls is to be a foster home for dogs in transition from their former life to their new loving home. When the announcements come into our …

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Ticks; The Pesky Parasites Plaguing Our Pets

In black dogs, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, Parasites, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, pet sitter, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour2 Comments

Ticked Off! I can’t go for a walk with or even without my dogs and not find one of these pests lurking about. On Sunday I was at an indoor agility trial and felt one trying to bite the back of my neck! I had only been outside for a few minutes walking my dog along the woods – oh no, my …

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Learn Pet First Aid and CPR Better by Taking it Online

In cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, pet sitter, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour3 Comments

Why Online Learning? I was interviewed about our online dog and cat first aid & CPR certification course for a podcast hosted by Bella Vasta of JUMP Consulting – Pet Business Coaching. Following the podcast Bella Vasta made a post on her consulting Facebook page regarding the available option for pet sitters to take this online course. An in-person instructor …

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Book Your Pet Sitter for the Holidays NOW!

In cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog CPR, dog walker, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Pet Holidays, pet sitter, veterinarian by Cara Armour1 Comment

If you’re reading this it might be too late but it’s worth a shot. You’re headed to your in-laws or even off to the tropics this winter break but you just looked down and saw Bella and Bandit staring up at you – shoot – you forgot to book a pet sitter! The good news is there are many options …

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Pet Heroes!

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It’s in our name – hero – and here at ProPetHero we are all about training you to be a pet’s hero. We aren’t the only heroes though, one might be at your feet begging for food, or purring over your shoulder right now. Our pets are our heroes. I share my life with 3 dogs, a cat and 10 …

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National Vet Tech Week 2016

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Oct 16-22, 2016 – This week we celebrate the wonderful pet nurses. They’ve hugged your pet, have you thought about hugging them? Ok, you should probably ask before you go doing so but our veterinary technicians are the nurses of the pet world. They perform a thankless job of restraining, cleaning, expressing, injecting, drawing blood and many other tough tasks that …