Yearly Archives: 2009

Top 10 Ways Pet Owners Can Be Courteous Hosts

With the holidays comes celebrations and parties, and since the warm weather is gone for many of us, that means these celebrations happen indoors. Some pets may not be used to crowded spaces and unfamiliar faces, but there are many … Continue reading

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Pet Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month! Did you know that dogs and cats get cancer at about the same rate humans do? If you’re one of the many people who considers your pet as your child, then you can agree … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead Before Adopting A Pet

A recent article in the Detroit Free Press outlined the responsibility of adopting a new pet and the problems with impulse pet adoptions. The idea of a new fur-baby brings a sense of euphoria that makes it easy to entirely … Continue reading

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October 2009 Halloween Pet Photo Contest

There were so many favorites from this month’s Halloween pet photo contest! We decided to do a random drawing for the winners to encourage more participation, but we would like to recognize our staff favorites:   Mother Goose posted by … Continue reading

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Trupanion Raises Pet Insurance Awareness & Money for Charity

Trupanion, a pet insurance company based in Seattle, is making a large charitable donation to Noah’s Wish. To celebrate Pet Insurance Month in September, Trupanion encouraged pet owners to spread the word about the value of pet insurance and help raise the donation level to animal rescue organization Noah’s Wish. In addition, the pet insurance company is continuing to spread the awareness of pet insurance by holding monthly prizes and giveaways. Continue reading

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Pets Go Green!

After a recent posting we did on our Facebook page, I was inspired to delve into the topic of saving the environment and carbon footprints and share some of the tips from that article. Most people may not realize that … Continue reading

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PETCO and Trupanion Pet Insurance Partner

As veterinary technology advances, the cost of veterinary care continues to increase. That’s why PETCO, the nation’s leading pet specialty retailer, and Trupanion have partnered to provide pet parents a financially sound solution to the high cost of veterinary bills. Together, PETCO and Trupanion allow pet parents to rest easy knowing their pets are covered and will receive the best possible veterinary care in the event of illness or emergency. Continue reading

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Pet Safety During Halloween

Fall is a crazy time for pets. First the kids go back to school, then come all the holidays that stir up your pet’s familiar routine. Now that it’s October, kids in costumes galore will be hitting the streets before … Continue reading

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Pup Crawl Helps Shelter Pets In Need

 The first annual Pup Crawl lights up the Brooklyn Bridge. The first annual Pup Crawl was held this weekend in New York. Over 400 dogs of all shapes and sizes gathered for the event to raise money and collect supplies. … Continue reading

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Maggie’s Pet Insurance Experiences

Pet Name: Maggie Treated For: Gastroenteritis, Vomiting, Swelling on Lateral Digital Pads Total Repaid: $2,499.71 Time to Process Claim: 14 days Our Chocolate Lab “Maggie” has just passed her 1st birthday which we happily celebrated! Due to her poor digestive … Continue reading

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