Monthly Archives: January 2013

Solving the Unexpected with Pet Coverage

One of the best ways to illustrate the impact of pet insurance is to bring it to life through concrete examples. Consider a few situations below which put you in the shoes of someone with – or without – pet … Continue reading

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How to Care for a Sick Pet

Nobody likes catching a cold or a bout of the stomach flu. It makes the subsequent days very boring, sleepy and uncomfortable. If you can picture your favorite dog or cat in that position – or worse – then you … Continue reading

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Trupanion’s Top 5 Instagram Pics of January 2013

Did you know that we’re on Instagram? We love all things pets, so of course we’re posting photos! Follow @trupanion on Instagram to keep up with our office dog and cat shenanigans, and we may even share a photo of … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy for Dogs

Imagine your furry friend has injured their leg, requiring surgery and a hospital stay. It’s no fun and quite time consuming. Once they’re back home safe and secure, it is up to you (with the sage advice and practice of … Continue reading

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Our No Payout Limit Philosophy

Our unlimited lifetime pet insurance coverage exemplifies our company values of commitment and compassion. We are on the vanguard of pet insurance in this regard – no other provider offers totally unrestricted limits on the amount of care available for … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Tips to Help Separation Anxiety in Dogs

One of the best joys of dog ownership is developing a tight bond with our dogs. Dogs prefer to live in groups because naturally they are highly social pack animals. When they are separated from their packs, separation anxiety occurs. … Continue reading

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Keeping Puppies Safe From Injury

Puppies aren’t so different from kids in their exuberance. The world is new to them and they are growing fast. It’s no surprise then that they often get into mischief or make clumsy falls. Taking reasonable preventative measures with your … Continue reading

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Bully Sticks: More Calories and Bacteria According to New Study

Popular dog chew treats, commonly known as bully sticks, may contain more calories and bacteria according to a recent study. Bully sticks are made from a dried, uncooked penis of a bull or steer. The recent article in the Canadian Veterinary Journal reviewed … Continue reading

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Hartz Recalls Chicken-Based Dog Treats

SECAUCUS, N.J., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –The Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily withdrawing its Hartz ® Chicken Chews™ and Hartz ® Oinkies® Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken for dogs in the United States because they contain trace amounts of unapproved antibiotic residue. We are … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Cruciate Ligament Tear

Raven the Black Lab-mix is about 1-and-a-half years old. Unfortunately, she recently tore the cranial cruciate ligament of her right hind leg. This type of injury may occur simply from ‘landing wrong’ when running or jumping and is more commonly … Continue reading

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