Yearly Archives: 2012

Selecting the Right Deductible

Trupanion takes its insurance options seriously because we know how important it is to keep pets safe and secure. Comprehensiveness and affordability is how we operate. Based on the age and breed of your dog, as well as your financial … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Dog

Do I have enough respect for the animal to treat it in the best way possible? Oftentimes people rush into buying a dog, which can more than often lead to a less than ideal situation for both the owner and … Continue reading

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How to Ease Arthritis in Dogs

As people grow older and their bodies endure more wear and tear, arthritis can affect the joints in their arms and legs. Similarly, aging dogs commonly experience this degenerative condition. It is difficult to fully prevent – some breeds are … Continue reading

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5 Breeds with Long Lifespans

When one compares the average longevity of a dog to a human, the results are disheartening. Dogs go from puppy-hood to the golden years in the blink of an eye it seems. Nevertheless, there are some breeds which have characteristically … Continue reading

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Pet of the Week: Cinnamon

Hi, My name is Cinnamon.  I love helping to give out candy at Halloween. I am very friendly and am especially good with kids. Thank you to Karen for introducing us to this adorable pup! We would love to feature … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Tips On Getting Through The Puppy Teething Stage

If you have recently brought a puppy into your life, you may be surprised by how much they chew. Puppies are notorious for chewing on anything within their reach including shoes, furniture and other inappropriate objects. Know that when your … Continue reading

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Recall: Dog Bullstrips

Carolina Prime Pet Inc., announced a voluntary recall of its Priority Total Pet Care All Natural Bullstrips due to salmonella contamination. No illnesses have yet been reported, but salmonella can cause serious illness in pets and humans including lethargy, diarrhea, fever, … Continue reading

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In the Office: Celebrating Fig’s Birthday

One of our office dogs, Fig the Pug, celebrates her 6th birthday today! At Trupanion, pet birthdays are just as special as human birthdays and today we celebrated with cake, party favors, and singing the ‘Happy Birthday’ song to Fig. … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Gastroenteritis

Every week when I comb through claim reports looking for one to feature, it’s not uncommon to scroll past various forms of gastrointestinal issues among dogs and cats. Our pets sometimes have sensitive stomachs and may vomit or experience diarrhea … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 11/23

Thank you Trupanion for processing my claim so quickly. My dog Riley spent 4 days in the hospital and I had quite a big bill. I will tell anyone looking for pet insurance to take a policy with you. -Deb … Continue reading

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