Monthly Archives: February 2013

Mange in Dogs This Spring

With the spring season closing in, mange in dogs go on the rise. This spring and fall are the two seasons when this mange is found most commonly in animals. Mange mites are found mainly in (but not limited to) … Continue reading

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Trupanion Becomes Sole Provider of Pet Insurance to Hero Dog Awards Winners

SEATTLE, WA/February 27, 2013 — Trupanion, a trusted pet brand and proven industry leader in pet insurance, today announced they have become the sole provider of pet insurance for the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards category winners for 2011 … Continue reading

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What Will Cause a Premium Increase?

Each year, the pet insurance industry becomes more established in North America. And every year, we collect more data that we use to track trends in pets and pet health. As we collect more data, we are able to more … Continue reading

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Pet of the Week – Wreck

We’d like to introduce you to this week’s adorable Pet of the Week! His name is “Wreck” Bentley Albrecht. He weighs 5.8 oz, he is a DeerLeg Chihuahua. His favorite play toy is a small coke bottle.  When he is … Continue reading

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Pet Food Recalls February 2013

There have been several recalls this month, and in the past week particularly, so I decided to combine them all into one post so that you can get all the information you need in one spot. Here’s what I’ve found: … Continue reading

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What Happened After Cat Swallowed String – Trupanion Pet Insurance

Meet Morgan, the 1-year-old kitty. “He is a very frisky kitten – able to jump up and open bedroom and bathroom doors by jumping up and pulling down handles to enter, whether he is welcome or not! This may happen … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 2/22

Big thanks to @Trupanion for being amazing! My wonderful dog is getting better and having insurance is helping make it possible! -@nononsensedani Buying some @trupanion insurance for Theodore! Really a great deal for what they offer… I’m impressed. #doglover #dazzdog -@DamianDazz … Continue reading

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TruStory: Charlie the Boxer

Our boxer Charlie will be 11 years old in March of this year. Charlie has been a member of our family since he was 13 weeks old. We enrolled him in the Vet Insurance program (now Trupanion) almost immediately, because … Continue reading

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Recall: Nutri-Vet Chicken Jerky Dog Treats

Nutri-Vet has issued a voluntary recall of its Nutri-Vet and Nutripet Chicken Jerky treats due to potential salmonella contamination. According to the FDA report, no pet or human illnesses have been reported. The products are being recalled due to the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Wild Stories Featuring Famous People and Their Exotic Pets

We’re incredibly fortunate to live in a wonderful world full of so many different species of rare and exotic animals some of which have found their way into some very famous homes. Animals that get the Presidential seal of approval … Continue reading

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