CPR Classes for Dog and Cats – Are They Worth It?

There are a plethora of classes being offered to teach pet care professionals (non-veterinarians) CPR and almost an equal number of pet care professionals tout themselves as being CPR certified. That’s great – more education is always better than less. But is CPR where pet professionals should be spending their finite time and training resources?…

October 3, 2012

World Rabies Day – September 28

At Pet Camp, we are extremely concerned with pets’ health & safety issues, while in the United States we almost never hear of a person dying from rabies every year some 55,000 people die from the rabies virus.  In Europe and the Americas the rare rabies deaths we do see are almost always caused by bat bites.  In…

September 28, 2012

Dogs and Politics Day – September 23rd

Yes, it’s true there is a Dog in Politics Day. Now many think this simply confirms that most politicians are dogs – but we know that you can’t go around insulting dogs that way! Turns out that this holiday stems from the famous 1952 “Checkers” speech when then candidate for Vice President Richard Nixon introduced…

September 24, 2012

Cat Talk

Get along better with your cat than anyone else?  You’re not alone.  A survey shows that 33% of cat owners reported communicating better with their cat than with their significant other and 31% say that after a rought day they’d prefer to talk to their cat than any person.  And who knows you best?  According to 39%…

September 7, 2012