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How Healthy Is Your Pet? Perform These 10 At-Home Health Checks

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Kitties, pet care professional, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, 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 How well do you really know your dog or cat from head to tail? Yes, an annual veterinarian exam is a must for every pet, but it is only the starting point in looking after your pet’s health. One of the best ways to be your …

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Safety Tips for Tennis Ball Play with Dogs

In Animal Health, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Fall pet safety, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Safety, Uncategorized, veterinarian by Cara Armour

by Arden Moore, ProPetHero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor Many dogs, including my Pet Safety Dog Kona, love, love, love fetching tennis balls. Fetching ranks among the favorite of canine games. Dogs get to pursue, grab this ‘pretend’ prey and bring it back to you to toss again. But not all tennis balls are safe. And, you …

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Food for Thought on Dogs with Arthritis

In dog training, Dogs, pet care professional, Pet Food Industry, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, senior pets, vet tech, veterinarian by Cara Armour

For Pro Pet Hero Blog post by Arden Moore, Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor While you can’t reverse the age clock ticking inside your dog, you can take steps to slow down the aging process and ease achy joints by making smart food choices and modifying walks and other activities. Like many of you, …

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Figuring Out Feline Moods

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

By Arden Moore  Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor Cat Emotions Cats are candid about what they want and when they want it. They don’t lie or deceive. And, they certainly don’t apologize like some dogs might. Cats ooze with catitude, so deciphering their core emotions can help you bond better with them and handle …

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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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Surprising Poisons Impacting Pets

In Animal Health, cat behavior, cat cpr, cat first aid, Cats, Dog Behavior, Dog CPR, dog daycare owner, Dog Jobs, Dog Show, dog training, dog walker, Dogs, Pandemic, pet care professional, pet cpr, Pet Death, Pet First Aid, Pet Industry, Pet Safety, pet sitter, Summer pet safety, Travel with pets, veterinarian by Cara Armour

By Arden Moore Pro Pet Hero Instructor Director and Master Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor With more people getting vaccinated against COVID-19 and cases dropping in numbers, it is finally safer to venture outdoors with our dogs this summer. Sure, our dogs loved having us at home 24-7, but a new report indicates major spikes in the incidents of dogs and …

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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 …