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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Stuck at Work: 5 Activities Your Dog Can Participate in While You’re Away

For many, the family dog is more than a pet, he is their best friend. This can make it hard to leave him alone during working hours. Although most dogs sleep a lot during the day, here are five activities

In loving memory of Kujo

It is never easy to say goodbye to a beloved pet. After all, they are a family member. While each person has their own way of grieving the loss, Karla P. did something unique to commemorate her late cat, Kujo.

Four Essentials to Have Before Getting A Dog

Sometimes, instead of you choosing a dog, the dog chooses you, and there may not be time to plan ahead for the new arrival. If you do know in advance that you are getting a dog, a little advance planning

A Beginners Guide To Kittens

Kittens can make extremely cute pets, and they will bring love and care into any household. They may be a lot of work in their first few months, but once your kitten is big and strong enough to fend for

Best Practices in Workplace Pet Safety

Yesterday marked the second annual Pet Fire Safety Day, declared by The American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services. Trupanion celebrated by sharing best practices in workplace pet safety. According to the National Volunteer Fire Council, fires affect half a million

Most Unusual Careers With Animals

If you have more love for animals than you can handle, then foster that affection toward your career path. Of course, you have probably considered more traditional careers such as a zookeeper, pet groomer or veterinarian. For example, according to the

Trupanion On-Site Job Fair July 17th

Trupanion is hosting its 1st ever on-site JOB FAIR next Wednesday, July 17th from 3PM – 6PM. What positions do we have available? Customer Service, Inside Sales, Knowledge Base Administrator, Data Assisting, and Claims Assisting. For a brief description of

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Kidney failure due to lily flower ingestion

Bruce the 8-month-old cat recently tested the “9 lives” theory when he ingested part of a lily plant. Lilies are toxic to cats and can cause kidney problems when any part of the plant is ingested, including water from the

Trupanion Fire Drill Includes Office Pets

Today is the second annual Pet Fire Safety Day, declared by The American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services. At Trupanion, we include our office pets in every aspect of our company culture – and this includes our fire evacuation plan.

State pot laws could be making pets sick

When it comes to marijuana, it’s easy to find a wide variety of opinions. Some feel it should be legal, others see it as a dangerous gateway drug. Some use it to treat pain while others… well, not so much.