Monthly Archives: October 2012

Billy’s Story

In loving memory of Billy Roles who was adopted as Shirley from the Dogue De Bordeaux Society rescue in Paris, Ontario in December of 2003 at 1 year of age. Billy was the most gentle, loving and happy dogue and … Continue reading

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In Memorium: My Beautiful June

The following story came to me recently and I wanted to share it with all of you. It’s the story of June - a sweet, adorable Yorkshire Terrier who was the light of her guardian Sylvia’s life. We at Trupanion know … Continue reading

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Some Lucky Puppy Love

I always tear up when I think of the days I won’t have my two dogs around anymore. In his article titled “When my dog Lucky died, I disappeared, too,” TODAY writer Bob Sullivan notes the pain of the obvious … Continue reading

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Recall: Nature’s Recipe Dog Treats

Check your dog treats! Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken are being voluntarily recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. Affected products are the 19-ounce resealable pouches with a “Best If Used By” date of either October 11, 2013 or October 12, 2013. … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Chocolate Ingestion

With Halloween and other holidays coming up, we wanted to remind all pet owners to keep the candy and chocolate away from their dogs and cats! Rocky is a 3-year-old Havanese whose nose recently got the better of him and … Continue reading

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Dog and Cat Shaming – Honorable Mentions

The dog (and cat) shaming meme has made its way across the interwebs, leaving laughs and hilarity in its wake. We wanted to jump aboard this ship and run a contest to see your best shaming photos. While our winner … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 10/12

This insurance company is honest and straightfoward. I consider it generous “major medical” protection for the littlest member of our family, our westie mix Melo. -Theresa S. I’m very very thankful for you guys. You do what you promise and … Continue reading

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The Bufo Toad: Poisonous to Pets and People

After coming across a news article about a dog that passed away after biting a toad, I thought this was a very important issue to share. The Bufo toad is a large brown or grayish-brown toad that can be found … Continue reading

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How Pet Insurance Works

Let us briefly capture and clarify what pet insurance is before discussing how it works. Pet insurance is there to provide financial support and reassurance of medical coverage for your dog or cat in times of need. If an accident … Continue reading

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Trupanion Attends 2012 Hero Dog Awards

On Saturday, October 6, Trupanion had the honor of attending the 2012 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards in Beverly Hills. This event celebrated the finalists in the Hero Dog Awards competition – America’s top dogs chosen as winners in each … Continue reading

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