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Yearly Archives: 2014

A Giant Dog with Big Problems

“At six months old when our beloved Georgie couldn’t walk, we thought she was just a rambunctious puppy who pulled a muscle. We took her to the veterinarian and the results were staggering, both hips were completely displaced. She was

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: These pets ate chocolate

‘Tis the season for time spent with family, gifts, and chocolate! Scrolling through pet insurance claims from the past week, I came across many for chocolate ingestion. Chocolate contains theorbomine and caffeine which are dangerous to both dogs and cats. These

7 Unique Ways to Help Homeless Animals

When people think of helping homeless animals, most of us think the only ways to help animals in need are to adopt or donate money to shelters. There are actually several ways to help out animal shelters on a budget and

90 Adorable Photos of Pets Dressed for the Holidays

Merry Christmas to all the pets and pet owners in the Trupanion family! One of our favorite thing about the month of December is seeing all the adorable pets dressed up for the holidays. We asked to see your holiday-themed photos

Does Your Dog Have the Sniffles? 4 Signs You Need a Vet

Is your dog sniffling and sneezing? Just like their human companions, dogs can “catch a cold.” A virus like a cold can usually be treated at home with fluids and extra rest. But labored breathing, or dyspnea, is a medical