Month 6 Blogging Update

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Hay everyone, this one a little later than normal. Life has been full-on.
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To the blogging update. Month 6 has been strange. It started off swimmingly and then Pinterest threw another wobbly at me and now I’m in this weird, my accounts not flagged but somethings not right with it phase.

Im suspecting an algorithm update did not go my way. Unlike Pinterest jail, my traffic didn’t completely disappear just dramatically fell over the course of a few days. Gradually decreasing by about 70-80% sigh.

After joining some Pinterest groups I can see there are a lot of people just as frustrated as me and dealing with the same. So fingers crossed Pinterest gets it sorted and all will be well again.

Anyway trying to stay positive and I’m continuing to use the platform and try some new techniques.

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Seo has improved and continues to yay! I worked hard on AMP and updating my content and keywords. It’s slowly paying off which I’m pleased about.

I’ve signed up for amazon affiliate and giving it a go, at last, I’m nervous about their minimum sales needed within 128 days but I’m going to give it a crack. It has so many options for my niche and I love the products available.

I disliked being limited to products I hadn’t used myself or not having the options or styles I would recommend. It feels good to be able to promote stuff I would want or already have myself.

However currently I have not made a sale, perhaps affiliate marketing isn’t for me. But I’m happy to persevere for a bit longer and see what happens.

Im doing more research into it and building my knowledge as I fumble along.

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Omg, the spam comments people!! Crazy im getting like 10-20 a day! sooo frustrating. If your a spammer searching throughout this post you can just click the bright red x and leave. I will just delete you.

Ok rant done haha

Goals for this next month blogging.

Work on my email list.

Run a giveaway on Facebook to help boost my reach.

Create some giveaway content to help owners with skin problem pets. I have written a lot of great content on pet skin issues. I am proud of it so I would love for it to be getting more traction.

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That’s it from me, ill do another update in a month. Fingers crossed for success and fun.
As always, thanks for reading.

How to Include Your Dog At A Wedding.

I love the idea of pets being a part of a couple’s special day. They’re family after all and deserve to be there. I personally had my dog at our wedding and I cherish the photos and memories. Check out my tips, based on experience, for how to include your dog at a wedding.

How To Include A Dog At A Wedding

Tip #1 Including your dog at a wedding.

Make them the ring bearer!!

This is what I had my dog do at our wedding. The best man cut the rings off my dog’s collar and then handed them to our celebrant.

Family members love jobs, especially on a special occasion like a wedding. In my experience, I have found there aren’t enough jobs to go around.
So this is an opportunity for another job. Someone needs to be in charge of the fur baby.

It needs to be someone the dog is familiar with, so a family member or close friend is essential.

We purchased a special collar – This helped “Zack” our Australian shepherd, hold the rings. It was easy for my husband’s best man to cut the ribbon, release the rings, and keep the ceremony flowing seamlessly.

Dog Wedding Collar
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Since our wedding in 2017, there are many more options available. My favorites are as follows:

My Fur Baby was a boy but here’s a Cute Collar For Female Dog

Wedding Collar

Or this adorably neutral pillow to suit any dog!!

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Tip #2 Including A Dog At A Wedding

Have them come up the aisle. Whether it be before, during, or after, your dog can come running up the aisle with a cute outfit, flowers, a sign, or best of all just them beautiful selves.

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Having the distraction of watching your adorable fur baby trot or gallop up the aisle will break the ice before, add fun in between or be a beautiful finale to the ceremony.

There’s no loss in my opinion, even if they break loose and give everyone slobbery kisses, and cause a ruckus. Who cares? It is all fun and games? I mean why is anyone who doesn’t like dog kisses at your wedding anyway?

Check out these adorable options for outfits and accessories your dog can wear whilst they run up the aisle.

Dog Of Honor Bandana

Dog Of Honour

A Doggie Tuxedo

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I Do Too Bandana

I do too

Floral Head Set For You Fur-Maid

Florel Head set for Dog

Tip # 3 – Including Your Dog At A Wedding

Just Having Them There.

If you don’t need them to have a moment in the spotlight, or your dog would prefer to just watch. Just have them there.

Designate someone they know well, to be there care for the day.

Having them there in something cute gives opportunities for photos and memories.

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Tip #4 – Including A Dog At A Wedding.

Have a photoshoot with the dog. If you have a shy or anxious dog that won’t cope with a ceremony environment. Arrange to have some time and photos with them.

Whether it be before or after the ceremony. With the bridal party or without. It is your specials day and if having your dog involved in some way, is what you want then do it.

I do not regret having photos with my dog on our special day. I cherish them and have them all over my walls at home now.

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Whatever you decide to do I wish you the happiest of days! Furbaby hopefully involved and dressed to impress, alongside their owners.

Please if you go ahead I would love photos! You can post them to my Facebook page and encourage others to go for it!

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Cat Tree’s – 10 Gift Ideas For Your Cat Or A Cat Lover You Know!

Cat Trees
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Are you looking for an epic cat tree for your cat? Or perhaps a gift for someone who loves their cats?

Well, I have searched and found a range from standard to amazing fun for any cat. Better yet they are all available on amazon how easy is that.

See my selections below to find the puuurrrfect cat tree for your cat!

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Cat Tree

Standard Simple Cat Trees

If your budgets restricted or you have an older cat then these ranges are for you.
Not only are they affordable but they don’t have too many levels so are ideal for an older possible arthritic cat.

Also if space is tight and ideally you are looking for something that will tuck nicely into a corner.

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This next one is a bit more pricey but I love the style and I can Imagine an older cat-loving snuggling up in the big basket = )

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Fun Cat Trees For Busy Cats

Do you or your friend have an energetic young cat? Or is your cat an indoor cat and you want a fun entertaining cat tree to keep them stimulated and busy.

Do you work long hours and like knowing your cat has something fun to play with while you are out? Then take a look at these cat adventure trees.

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Insanely Outrageous and Cool Cat Trees

Looking for more of a epic cat playground than a tree? Then take a look at these more pricey options, but you get what you pay for!

Your adventurous cat or cats will enjoy exploring all the different levels and toy options available on these trees.

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Burmese Cat Rescued From Strangers Garage After Missing For 8 Weeks.

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Burmese cat rescue

Evie the cuddly Burmese cat has an incredible survival tale. Prompting us to share this Burmese cat rescue story.

Shortly after moving with her owners to a new rural property, Evie went missing.

The owners had intended for Evie to get used to her new home for at least a week or two before going outside. However, “Evie is incredibly smart and quick’ her owners say. “She loves being outside”.

After only a few days of being in their new home, Evie found her way outside an open door.

Evie had never lived on a rural lifestyle block location before. “One of the dogs quickly spooked her before we could get her inside and that was it, she was gone” the owner’s relay.

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“We didn’t panic for the first day or two, Evie is an intelligent cat and she also has a lot of sass”

Evie had been known to sulk with her owners, especially if something didn’t go her way, generally hiding in her igloo and occasionally disappearing for a little while.

‘We were hopeful she would make her way back once she had cooled off”

Still, every-night we searched, called for her, and we put food out for her. In case she decided to come back in the calm of the night

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After 2 days, Evie’s Owners decided she was now defiantly lost. They were devastated.

We did everything called vet clinics, spread pamphlets, advertised everywhere we could, and called all the local cat shelters. Nothing.

Evie was nowhere to be found.
‘We felt sick every night and especially when it would rain’ Her owners said.

“We got desperate, we created pamphlets, begging if someone had found her and decided to keep her. Could they anonymously come forward and let us know”

‘I couldn’t stop checking roadkill every night wondering” ‘We just needed to know if someone had her and that she was ok’

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Burmese Cat Rescue

8 long weeks of torture had passed, when the owners got the best phone call they could ever have hoped for.

A couple had come back from their holiday in Europe, to find a very skinny and pissed off Evie locked in their garage.

They Took Evie to the nearest vet clinic, as she was very malnourished. Evie was micro-chipped so it didn’t take long for the vet clinic to track down Evie’s Owners.

‘ It was an amazing feeling, the relief is indescribable, We had never given up, we just felt she was still out there and thankfully we were right”

Evie was very underweight and dehydrated. She had I/V fluids at the vet clinic before finally coming home.

“She was so hungry!, she slept in the food bowl waiting for her next small meal”. Evie’s owners had to feed Evie gradually in small amounts so her little stomach could get used to small volumes of food again.

Evie With Owner

Evie The First Night We Brought Her Back Home

We know many people don’t end up getting their precious fur babies back, so we wanted to share our story.

Do you have any amazing cat rescue stories? Leave me a comment below. Lets spread the warm fuzzies.

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Do Cats Remember People And Their Previous Families

Do Cats Remember People

If you’ve ever adopted a cat or had to re-home one yourself. You’ve probably asked the question do cats remember people??

Do Cats Remember people.

Do Cats Remember People??

The answer is yes of course! but the next question is for how long?
A recent study proved that cat’s short term memory, although better than dogs is still not great.

So if a cat was with a person or family for a very short period of time, then the likely answer is no they won’t remember them long term.

Birman Cat

Do cats remember people??

Do Cats Remember People forever?

This is a much trickier question. There have not been many studies done on a cat’s long term memory.

It is believed that if a caring connection was formed for a longer period of time 6months +, then it is likely a cat will be remembering a person for much longer.

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Do Cats Remember Being Mis-treated?

For those of you who have adopted a cat who was previously abused or mistreated. The likelihood of them remembering the abuse is believed to be high.

It all depends on how long the abuse went on for. How painful and traumatic the situation was.

As I said earlier 6 months + of a caring relationship is enough to stick with a cat’s long term memory.

However negative relationships have a nasty habit of sticking with us and unfortunately animals, and including cats more easily.

Cats remembering their abusive pasts can lead to behavioral issues and fears of strange things so be patient with them.

It is unknown how long a cat’s long term memory Is but it is believed with time these behaviors will improve and memories will fade.

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Do Cats Remember Peoples Faces?

Although cats have excellent visual recognition, it is not how the recognize us. They identify their close contacts and owners via smell and sounds.

Did you know cats rubbing themselves all over you, is how they mark you as theirs? Cats have ‘ scent glands’ in-between their whiskers which is why they rub themselves on furniture and people. It’s a cat’s way of marking their territory.

Most cats will identify their loved ones by the sound of their voice. So do cats remember people? Yes but their faces? Not so much.

Ever Wondered Why Cats Stare At You?

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100 Black Cat Names – For Male And Female Cats

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Take a look at over 100 different names, you’re sure to find the perfect black cat name for your dark fur-baby.

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Dog Birthday Cake Recipe That Is Simple And Easy.

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What a great way to celebrate your furry best friend’s birthday! Make them a special dog birthday cake simple, and easy.

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Although I am a Veterinary Nurse by profession, I am not YOUR Vet Nurse.
This blog is for informational and educational purposes only.
Always consult a professional in the area for your particular needs and circumstances prior to making any professional, legal, financial, and medical decisions for yourself or your pet.

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Whip cream until soft peaks, mix with mashed banana or instead cut slices on top.

Whip egg whites till stiff peaks, add chopped banana after poured on top of cake.

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Month 5 Latest Blogging News

Hello again everybody, another month done and dusted. Can’t believe its been 5 months already. Well here’s my latest blogging news.

After last months disaster of being put in Pinterest jail and having my traffic slashed almost entirely. This month has been all about clawing my way back.

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Blogging News

Blogging News – Month 5 – Coming Back From The Dead.

So gradually, I have managed to get a steady stream, of traffic back, and again mostly from Pinterest Sigh!

SEO is finally happening it is slow were talking 7 visits through SEO but I’ll take anything I can get.

Facebook is also growing but very slow, I get a small amount of traffic now but I will continue to work at it.

Instagram I’m still figuring out, I get a lot of hearts/likes, and followers. However, I’m not sure how much traffic/engagement I’m actually getting out of it.

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The Traffic Is Back But I Still Have My Struggles.

I’m back at work now pretty much full time + I have two small children.

Keeping up with new blog content, social media, Pinterest and analysing SEO, Analytics, and search console. Well it’s been a push.

However, I’m still here trying = ) and still loving it.

Financially there isn’t really much to talk about its still very low/non-existent.

Ads make next to nothing and I have been trying affiliate marketing for a while now.

I need to search out some cool niche products. I am looking into printables and creating my own e-book/courses.
This will all take time though so I don’t see the financials improving for a while.

Blogging News – On The Bright Side

This post is sounding a bit depressing so lets finish it with the months highs!

Despite the increased time pressure im still producing content and loving it.

I am helping pet owners across the globe especially with skin. It feels so rewarding to be achieving pretty much the main goal of this blog to help pet owners.

I truly feel I will crack this blogging business I’m very determined and I really want this to work as its something I enjoy.

I would love to help pet owners more.

So increasing my traffic, content and financials will help me continue to grow this.

I have focused more on writing about what i want to write about. I fell into a bit of a trap of writing SEO subjects to get traffic and grow.

To be honest id rather go this the slow way and grow knowing im creating good content.

Blogging for money how the first month went for a complete newbie.

To Sum It All Up

Wrapping up Month 5’s Blogging news..

I’m still here tapping away, researching and learning this online blogging business world.

As much as id hoped to create a solid following by now with a steady income to cover my costs, I’ve realized its just takes a lot longer than they say on those ‘make money blogging posts’

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Why Is My Dog Chewing His Feet?

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Why is my dog chewing his feet? Another great topic for the “Problem Skin Journey”

If your not familiar with my other skin posts check them out here

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Why Is My Dog Chewing His Feet

So Let Us Get Right To The Point.

There are many reasons or multiple ones at once, to be honest.
yeast, bacteria, mites, and confirmation issues can all lead to itchy paws/feet.

The question you really need to be asking and answering is whats causing the symptoms.
Itchy feet is likely just the symptom of an underlying skin condition.

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9 Questions To Help You Find The Cause Of Your Dogs Skin Problem.

Make Sure Your Dog Is Mite Free

One easy reason and fix could be mites. In the clinic where I work almost every case receives a good flea/mite treatment. As treating is cheaper than going looking with diagnostics.

Make sure you use a good product. OTC, general store products just don’t cut the mustard. You need a veterinary recommended product. The one we always turn to is Bravecto.

A bravecto Chew to be specific as it has a claim for mites. I highly recommend making sure you have ruled mites and fleas out, by using an effective product.

Skin Conditions That Can Commonly Cause My Dog Chewing His Feet

Like I said at the beginning of this post, Yeast, and bacteria infections make feet itchy. They need to be treated by your vet properly. However, they are often just a symptom of the underlying cause.

Allergies are often the most common cause of itchy skin. If you’ve ruled out fleas, mites, and don’t over-groom your dog. you can find my post on over-grooming here:

Then you can check out my allergy posts below. Both go into detail about allergies in dogs, whether they are caused by food, environment, or sometimes even both!

Environmental allergies

Food Allergies

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Confirmation Issues Can Cause Itchy Feet To.

Some breeds in particular are prone to this. Bulldogs, Pugs, Corgi’s, and Dachshunds.

If the paws/feet are misshapen, under excessive pressure, and parts of the pads that shouldn’t normally are contacting the ground due to poor conformation.

Then this can cause rubbing, pressure sores, interdigital cysts, and then from there infection makes its way in.

Bacteria and yeast infections, again being the symptom of poor conformation (The Cause).

So what can you do?
It is tricky but not hopeless you will most likely need to look more at management options with your vet or veterinary dermatologist. Here are some tips I can give you to think about.

If your animal is overweight, weight loss can help take the pressure off the pads.

Booties can be worn when exercising to help protect the pads and prevent broken skin leading to infections.

In severe cases, surgery may be an option to change the shape of the paws/feet leading to better conformation.

However, you need your vet or a veterinary dermatologist to confirm this is the cause. You must rule out allergies and mites as well.

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In Conclusion

Why Is My Dog Chewing His Feet. You now know its likely multiple reasons. Yeast and bacteria infections are the symptom from most commonly an underlying skin issue.

You may have started reading this post hoping I was going to give you a simple hack like apple cider vinegar spray followed by coconut oil.

Well If I thought that was actually going to work I would have written a post about it. Enough said really.

I hope this post has inspired you to go looking for the cause of your dogs itchy feet through your vet or better a Veterinary dermatologist.

As always thanks for reading and good-luck finding the cause xx

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Do you need pet supplies? Then why not shop from a place that gives a donation to a great cause every time you shop!

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About BFPA

Best Friend Pet Adoption (BFPA) is an all-breed, all-foster (no physical shelter), dog and cat rescue organization, based in Wake County, North Carolina. Since our establishment in 1998, we have rescued and placed over 3,800 cats and dogs into their forever homes.

Our Mission is to give all rescued animals a chance to find their forever home, no matter their medical condition. Whether it is a senior, a pregnant mother, a heartworm positive dog, or an animal who needs immediate surgery, BFPA does not turn away or euthanize an animal due to the expense involved in returning them to good health.

All of our rescued animals are evaluated for temperament, examined by a veterinarian, vaccinated, microchipped, and spayed/neutered (when age-appropriate). They also receive monthly flea/tick preventative while in our care. Dogs receive monthly heartworm preventative as well.

Equally important, we provide all rescued animals with the loving care of a foster home until we find them their forever home, however long it takes. We thoroughly screen potential adopters in an attempt to ensure a good fit for them and the animal involved so that we minimize mismatches which can result in further trauma for the animal as well as the adopting family.

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