Monthly Archives: January 2012

Feeding Your Pet: 10 Tips

Pets, just like humans, have different tastes, allergies, and sensitivities to foods. With the growing obesity epidemic in the US, it’s important to pay close attention to what our pets are eating on a daily basis and it all starts … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Keep Pets Safe in Snow

Winter is in full force and many areas are already seeing lots of snow! Here are a few tips to help keep your pets safe and warm through the cold winter blizzards. Stay warm! Be sure to keep kitties inside … Continue reading

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Dogs Are Spreading Happiness

USA Today posted a wonderful article yesterday about dogs and their benefits to our mental health. It is true that when we pet a dog, we almost instantly become happier, but now, the article states, new research can explain why. Studies show … Continue reading

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Dog Skull From 33,000 Years Ago Found

In recent news, a 33,000-year-old dog skull recently unearthed provides evidence that perhaps not all dogs are very closely related as previously thought. The skull was found in a Siberian mountain and dates back to about the same time period … Continue reading

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Celebrity Pets: Tom Hanks Loses Dog Monty

The Dog Files, an online community for dog lovers, posted some sad news yesterday that I thought our readers would be interested to hear as well. Tom Hanks, the admired actor of such classics as The ‘Burbs, Turner and Hooch, and … Continue reading

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Pet of the Week: Mandy

I got Mandy when she was about 8 months old. A family member bought her as a pet and after a few weeks realized it was too much responsibility. I was told she was going to be placed on Craig’s … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Porcupine Attack

Calypso the 2-year-old Boxer had some unfortunate luck recently. She had a run in with a porcupine and got to experience the frightening and painful quills. Sadly, one of the quills punctured her lung and caused pneumothorax which is a … Continue reading

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Featured Pet Insurance Review – Totally Satisfied

10/10 Totally Satisfied Our cat had to have surgery for an intestinal blockage from eating strings. Trupanion quickly covered the claim, for both the surgery and a follow-up visit due to complications. Payment took about 3 weeks I think. But … Continue reading

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This week in Testimonials 1/20

My dog recently had a $4000 procedure, but no financial stress thanks to Trupanion! -@jrybicka @Trupanion @jrybicka Same here. Thanks to pet insurance by Trupanion. Thanks -@GetAppandGo Thank you @Trupanion for having helped our baby girl make it to this … Continue reading

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That Special Relationship Between Dogs and Cats

The old adage would have us believe that dogs and cats are sworn enemies, however, those of us with opposing experiences would beg to differ. There are many households which could provide fine examples that the presumed hatred between dogs … Continue reading

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