Monthly Archives: November 2013

Tuna the Great Dane’s Pet Insurance Story

A few weeks ago our Great Dane Tuna started limping.  We were watching him and we thought it was a soft tissue injury, the limp seemed to go away, and then it became worse.  We made an appointment with our … Continue reading

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Fun for Fido: What Every New Dog Owner Needs

Getting a new dog is always exciting, but there are some things all dog owners must have, and certain preparations that need to be taken care of before bringing your dog home. You want to make sure you have all … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Getting Your Pet Ready for the Holiday Season

Spending the holidays with your pet is the perfect way to enjoy the season. However, it is important to keep in mind that the holidays can be stressful for pets as they are introduced to new visitors and may need … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day: I’ve Got Your Back

These beautiful photos hit my email box and I wanted to share them in honor of Veteran’s Day today.

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Dog swallowed large rock

Shelby is a 1-year-old Labrador Retriever who recently made an emergency vet visit because she accidentally swallowed a large rock at doggy daycare! X-rays confirmed the rock ingestion and Shelby was admitted for surgery to remove the foreign body. When … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 11/8

I cant thank Trupanion and the amazing staff enough, I will be recommending you to everyone I know! The service and genuine concern for my bulldog Buford has been outstanding. Thank you so much. -Kim W. This is my Sphynx, … Continue reading

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Infographic: Veterinarians in Short Supply

Here is an interesting infographic with facts about pets in the US, vet visits, and veterinarians. This data visualization was brought to you by Brown Mackie.

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Man’s Best Friend: 5 Ways to Keep Your Canine “Pet-friendly” Around Your Kids

Dogs resemble children in many ways. They need love, affection, reassurance that their needs will always be met and effective positive behavior training. Providing these things ensures your dog will be on his best behavior. He’ll be a joy to … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed coins and zinc toxicity

Bailey the 12 pound mixed-breed dog spent 9 days at the vet hospital after swallowing 27 cents. It may not seem like a lot, but a little bit of change can give a small dog a lot of zinc! When … Continue reading

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Halloween and Fall Pet Pics 2013

We have had a blast seeing all of your adorable dog and cat Halloween-costumed and fall photos these past few weeks! Thankfully, we didn’t have to choose favorites because our winner will be randomly drawn. But we definitely had to … Continue reading

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