Monthly Archives: August 2012

Pet-Human Love: Kassi

We are looking for the pet picture that represents human interaction. There’s nothing better than the special bond between a pet and their human. Do you think Kassi (and her human) best represents human-pet interaction? Cast your vote by clicking … Continue reading

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Pet-Human Love: Molson

We are looking for the pet picture that represents human interaction. There’s nothing better than the special bond between a pet and their human. Do you think Molson best represents human-pet interaction? Cast your vote by clicking the Facebook ‘Like’ … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 8/17

love having this insurance plan now…on the recommendation at my vet’s. i did a high deductible so i feel good that the major stuff will be covered. thanks trupanion! -Margaret B. You guys are the best, so glad I chose … Continue reading

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Trupanion Adds Mike Banks as Chief Financial Officer

SEATTLE, WA (Vocus)/August 16, 2012 — Trupanion, North America’s second-largest and fastest-growing pet insurance provider, today announced the recent hire of Michael Banks as Chief Financial Officer. Banks brings over 30 years of leadership experience to Trupanion. Banks, a 1981 … Continue reading

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Human Hormone Replacement Therapy and Pets

The following post was written by Rebecca Fischer of Beccavision.com.  Sometimes Life Turns You Upside Down My name is Rebecca Fischer and I am a local artist specializing in pet portraits. I am also a 51-year-old woman and a pet lover. I … Continue reading

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Man Invents Machine to Tweet a Dog a Bone

How do you give your pet a treat when you’re away from home? One man invented a machine that dispenses a dog treat when activated by certain tweets on Twitter! Nat Morris, an IT consultant in the UK spends a … Continue reading

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How to Make Seasonal Changes Easier on Your Dog

Fall is right around the corner and many families are getting ready to make schedule changes due to school and other activities associated with this time of year. For most of the summer dogs enjoy having the kids home from … Continue reading

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Pet Ownership in Decline

According to a new survey conducted by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), pet ownership has experienced a slight decline over the past five years. The survey shows a 2.4 decrease from 2006 to 2011. The source book produced by … Continue reading

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Dog Day at the Beach: 6 Tips

With summer in full swing, many of us choose to hit the beach with our dogs for some fun, sun, and splashing. While the beach is an especially fun place for dogs that enjoy water and swimming, there are a … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Wobbler’s Syndrome

Oliver is a 6-year-old Mastiff recently made a vet clinic visit for probable Wobbler’s syndrome. Also known as Cervical Vertebral Instability, this condition is a result of compression in the spinal cord which can be caused by disc protrusion or … Continue reading

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