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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Chocolate Ingestion

Mosby the 2-year-old Maltese recently followed his nose into some chocolate. Because he only weighs 5 pounds, a little bit of chocolate can present a big danger! His owner made sure to seek immediate veterinary care for the little chocolate

This Week in Testimonials – 9/27

We don’t know what we would do without Trupanion’s support. You guys are the best! Love from Flynn <3 -Lauren O. Received my first reimbursement check from Trupanion today. It was our first claim and took a couple of weeks

Back to School Pet Photos

Fall is here and the kids are back to school which has left some of our pets lonely during the day. We offered up a $25 gift card to buy your pet some entertaining toys while the kids are away.

In Memory of Lulu the Yellow Lab

Lulu was a Yellow Lab who was rescued from Hurricane Katrina. When I got her she was skin and bones and had lost her hair. She was so sick. Over the years, she became my cherished companion and a beautiful,

Tito’s Handmade Vodka wins Pet-Friendly Workplace Seal of Approval Contest

Today Trupanion announced Tito’s Handmade Vodka as the winner of its first annual Pet-Friendly Workplace Seal of Approval contest. Tito’s was selected from five finalists because of its commitment to creating a pet-friendly environment, including an outdoor play area, and its

11 Adorable Dog and Cats with Mustaches

Pets have been born with amazing and unique markings such as an “eyepatch” (a spot of different colored fur around the eye), heart-shaped markings, freckles, and more. But have you ever seen a pet with a mustache? Here are 11

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Cat attacked by raccoon

Poor Tiga the 4-year-old cat recently had a run-in with a raccoon, leaving him with many wounds and a trip to the vet. The poor kitty was hospitalized for 5 days before he could go home and rest. His care

The Pupkin Plunge: Dunking for Charity

What could be better than having the opportunity to dunk your boss in a pool of water? Or maybe that co-worker that has been teasing you lately? On Friday, September 13, we hosted a charity event here at the Trupanion

What’s Your Pet’s Superhero Name?

Check out this fun little graphic and tell us what your pet’s superhero name would be! Keep in mind that this is just for fun and is based on letters of the alphabet which means it will not necessarily be

New Breed Guide Photos

We decided it was time to spruce up our breed guide and what better way to do this than by featuring photos of your pets? During the month of June, we collected photo submissions for all dog and cat breeds that are listed