Monthly Archives: September 2012

Is Your Child Dog-Savvy?

A child who grows up with a dog companion will learn the joys of a dog and having a family pet. However, they may not ever really get the chance to learn the dangers of dogs that are not kid-friendly. … Continue reading

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Pet Food Recall: AvoDerm Dog Food

According to an L.A. Biz post dated September 11, 2012, Breeder’s Choice Pet Food announced a voluntary recall for possible salmonella contamination. Pet foods recalled include the 26-pound AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal and Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula manufactured with Best … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Awesome Dog Names for Better-Than-Average Pooches

If you’ve recently adopted or are in the process of finding a furry new friend, you must realize the importance of choosing a really great name for him or her. After all, awesome dog names mean awesome dog owners who, … Continue reading

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Kassi the Cat: Beccavision Art

During the month of August, we held a contest that asked for your best pet-human interaction photos. We received some wonderful photos for which everyone voted and chose the winner, the late Kassi and her owner Jami. Jami sent in … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Peritonitis

Buddy is a young, 1-year-old mixed breed dog. Unfortunately, Buddy recently experienced a serious health issue with peritonitis. The peritoneum is the lining of the abdominal cavity and peritonitis is the inflammation of this lining. If the condition becomes severe, it can … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 9/7

Thank you @Trupanion for your prompt and pleasant service! #highlyrecommend -@ShannonBosa Thanks to @Trupanion my dog Diesel & I couldn’t have done it with out you. -@atgiggleswick Yay! My insurance cheques came in the mail!!! @Trupanion #PetInsurance -@PatchyPatchhh

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First-Time Cat Owners: How to Care for Your New Kitten

Becoming a first-time cat owner is an exciting time, but it can certainly raise many questions. Is my home kitten-proof? How do I care for my new pet? Where do I begin? We’ve put together a basic checklist of the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Different Reasons for Dog Barking

Dogs can be quite noisy when they get the inclination. Of course, if your canine spots someone intruding on your property in the middle of the night, you’ll certainly want him to be. Not all barking is the same, so … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Kidney Problems

Guinness the domestic cat is about 9 years old. She recently made a very serious visit to the veterinary clinic for bilateral ureteral obstruction. The ureters are the passageways for urine to pass from the kidneys to the bladder. When … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to Take Care of Your Pet

Keeping a pet at home is a good hobby that brings happiness and relief especially when the pet owner is tired after a day’s work. A dog, a cat or any other type of pet can bring happiness by doing … Continue reading

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