Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Benefits of Keeping Your Pet Active

Exercise has its many benefits as we are all well aware, and the same holds true for our pets. Not only does it break up the monotony of the day, but it also has wonderful effects on one’s health. Here … Continue reading

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Cats and Dogs Bonding Is Just Too Cute

Are you one of the lucky households that has both breeds–and better yet– a dog and cat who get along? Seeing cats and dogs bonding and sharing a special moment is arguably one of the cutest and most heartwarming things … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed String

Stella is a young 6-month-old kitten who recently gave her new owners a scare! She was taken to the emergency veterinary clinic for a foreign body ingestion of a string. When pets swallow foreign objects, they pose a potential danger. Some lucky … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 11/9

Thank you, Trupanion, for such prompt response and genuine caring about our little puppy…you have been great to work with! -Judi S. Thanks Trupanion for the help with Martin’s healthcare. I received my 90% reimbursement check in the amount of … Continue reading

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Chewing Gum and Sugar-Free Gum are Potentially Dangerous to Dogs

According to a recent article on Life With Dogs, dog owner Kathy Alderman learned the hard way that chewing gum is bad for dogs. She rushed her Chihuahua, Buddy, to the veterinary clinic when he suddenly became very ill and … Continue reading

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In Memorium: Patti Kennedy

Patti Kennedy, whose yellow Labrador Retriever Zurich won the Service Dog category at the 2011 American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards, has died. She was 66. Our hearts go out to her family and friends. And we celebrate her legacy as it … Continue reading

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New TV Show: Dog With A Blog

We know of various dogs that have blogs, which typically include a human “typist” to document all of the dog’s thoughts and antics. Well the Disney Channel recently premiered its new show “Dog With A Blog” featuring a dog that … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Patellar Luxation

Remi the 2-year-old Jack Russell Terrier recently needed surgery for luxating patella. Patellar luxation is defined by the kneecap moving out of place and is typically caused by a traumatic injury to the knee. Some small dog breeds are genetically predisposed to … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 11/2

Trupanion was the insurance we had for Tessa who had cysts, had to have her glands removed, immunity disorders, flesh eating disease, etc and they covered our bills without hesitation. I can’t say enough positive things about Trupanion! -Diane W. … Continue reading

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November is Pet Diabetes Month

During the month of November, we recognize diabetes in pets. Just like humans, pets can be affected by either type 1 or type 2. This month, we wanted to spotlight this condition and educate pet owners about diabetes symptoms so … Continue reading

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