Monthly Archives: July 2012

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Osteosarcoma

This week’s featured pet insurance claim is for DauDau the 12-year-old Standard Schnauzer. DauDau was diagnosed with cancer of the jaw bone in March and has been receiving ongoing treatment since. For this particular claim, DauDau spent several days at … Continue reading

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Cat Insurance for the Russian Blue

If you’ve never had experience with a Russian Blue cat and you are contemplating getting one you might want to know some tips to keeping them healthy and happy. These cats originated in northern Russia and are also known as … Continue reading

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Featured Pet Insurance Review – Outstanding

10/10 Outstanding We lucked into Trupanion because they offers a free month w Hen we took our new pup for her first checkup. Fortunately we never cancelled. Our pup had giardiasis, a broken leg and some weird and frightening “episodes” … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimoinals – 7/20

Tonight is a rough night. My cat, Liam, was admitted into Oklahoma State Veterinary Teaching Hospital. They believe he developed a urinary plug due to his Idiopathic Cystitis. I am grateful for the talented veterinarians and students caring for him. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Why Crating is Right for Your Dog

For whatever reason crate training has a bit of a tarnished reputation.  Perhaps it’s the misguided and often contradictory information or maybe the bad examples set by some who, knowingly or not, lock their dog in the crate for hours … Continue reading

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Bringing Fido to Lunch

Being a pet owner comes with many benefits but we also make many sacrifices. With the pooch at home you cannot simply disappear for a long weekend in the Bahamas without spending a lump sum on a pet sitter. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Tru Interview: Amanda and Her Five Dogs

I’d like to introduce you to Amanda Brothers, who shares her life with five incredibly diverse dogs. Amanda is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and owns her own business, Sidekick Dog Training in Seattle, Wash. Connect with Amanda on Facebook! What is your background? How are you … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Spinal Cord Injury

Chief the 3-year-old Border Collie may be in the running for one of the most expensive dogs! Chief was just enjoying the summer with his owner and they went on a camping trip. After they returned home, the owners noticed … Continue reading

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Fostering a Pet, is it Right for You?

Fostering a pet can be one of the most rewarding experiences but it’s not necessarily for everyone. It is an emotional experience and one that could ultimately change your life. Taking in a shelter pet is extremely good for their … Continue reading

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Our Office Dogs Perform a Fire Drill!

Today is Pet Fire Safety Day! At Trupanion, we include over 60 dogs (and even a few cats) in our workplace and we realized we didn’t have an adequate fire and evacuation plan that included our furry office mates. In … Continue reading

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