Monthly Archives: July 2012

Blog the Change: Say No to Pets in Hot Cars

Blog the Change is a pet bloggers movement that supports animal welfare causes. Since summer is in full swing, I wanted to focus on pets in hot cars for our post. Every year, you hear and read stories in the … Continue reading

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Featured Pet Insurance Review – Awesome

10/10 Awesome We have have a pet poodle who is now 11 years old. We actually picked her out about 2 weeks after birth. Mandi is a pure bred with champion parents. She has been our baby ever since we … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 7/13

Our 4 month old German Shepherd broke his leg and required surgery ($4,000) covered…then our 9 year old Jack Russell Terrier had Pancreatitis and spent 2 weeks in the hospital and had 2 surgeries ($20,000) covered…I can’t say enough good … Continue reading

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Study: Babies in Dog-Friendly Households are Healthier

A recent study has swept the news vine this week, suggesting that babies living in a household with dogs are likely to be more healthy than babies living in homes without dogs.  The Finnish study found that babies of dog-friendly homes had … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Dog Training vs. Dog Behavior

There are many types of dog training. It is a panoptic word that most people use to encompass everything related to dog training and behavior under the sun. In actuality, the bottom line of what people are looking for regardless … Continue reading

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Finalists in the Hero Dog Awards

Finalists in the 2012 “American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards” were selected after more than two million votes. There are 8 dogs chosen and each one is put into specialized categories including: Law Enforcement and Arson Dogs, Service Dogs, Therapy … Continue reading

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Celebrities Promoting Pet Causes

Celebrities often use their publicity to bring awareness for certain issues including pet causes. Celebrities have a way of making an issue come to life like no other person can. Once a celebrity starts caring about something, everyone else does … Continue reading

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Tru Interview: Kristina with Winston

Next in our Tru Interview series I’d like to introduce you to Kristina, who shares her life with one lucky cat named Sofie. What is your background? How are you involved with pets? I have been involved with pets throughout … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Premature Closure of Ulna

This week’s claim features a sweet Beagle named Buttercup whose owner was kind enough to post a photo of her on our Facebook page. Buttercup has been dealing with complications of premature closure of her right distal ulnar growth plate. … Continue reading

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Are We Substituting Human Interaction with Animal Interaction?

Recently an article published on Care2 by Sarah Cooke claimed we are filling our emotional needs with pets instead of people. The author said we are not appreciating animals for what they really are. Cooke maintains that having an animal … Continue reading

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