Category Archives: First Aid

Is your pet sitter a professional or a hobbyist?

While all pet sitters, to some degree, start out as hobbyist sitters (aka avid animal lovers), there are some key differences between the two.  Is your pet sitter doing this full time or just for a few extra bucks?  Are they … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat, part II: Know the signs of heat exhaustion.

August 15th marked the first day of school for students all across Tallahassee, Florida, with neighboring counties following suit in the coming weeks, if they haven’t already.  Yet despite this figurative end to summer and many looking forward to the … Continue reading

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If your pet had a medical emergency, would you know what to do?

According to the American Animal Hospital Association,  60% of all visits to a local veterinary clinic or hospital are due to medical emergencies.   Of that 60%, one forth more were saved by having first aid or cpr administered before they … Continue reading

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