Monthly Archives: April 2014

From Mama Ruth to Petra

I am often inspired by the policyholders I talk to on the phone at work here. I recently spoke with Petra’s dad to sign her up for our coverage, and he sent me some adorable pictures of her. It made … Continue reading

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From Grumpy Cat to Lassie: Famous Pets and Animals

“My Cat is Big in Japan…” These days, even pets are subject to the whims of fast fame – internet animals seem to be one of the biggest trends on the planet right now. But the animal-as-celebrity phenomenon is nothing … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Dog Ate Tennis Ball

While tennis balls are usually all fun and games for dogs, they can turn dangerous on occasion. Maybe, the 8-month-old Bernese Mountain Dog found out the hard way that tennis balls are not food. After getting into a scuffle with … Continue reading

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Trupanion Reviews – Week of 4/25

Thank you Trupanion for giving Guardian Veterinary Centre; Specialty & Emergency Pet Care the ability to treat our Joey who has hemorrhagic gastroenteritis that is complicated by IMHA. He’s had a blood transfusion today and is getting the best care in the city of … Continue reading

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How Dog Food Recipes Become AAFCO Approved

When it comes to food health and safety regulations for people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the organization in charge. But who is in charge of making sure that dog food manufacturers follow healthy protocols and do not … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Caring For Your Pet When They Are Sick

Pets suffer illnesses just as humans do. Serious ones require help from a veterinarian and sometimes hospitalization. However, many times you may find yourself in the position of caring for less serious illnesses or recovery periods at home. Here are … Continue reading

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Searching for Fido: Tips for Getting a Lost Dog Home

When you adopt a dog, they’re more than just an animal, they become part of your family. Unfortunately, family dogs get lost every day in the United States, but following the right steps helps ensure that you get your lost … Continue reading

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19 Pets Enjoying Spring

Spring is finally here (for many of us) and it’s nice to finally see a little sun, feel a little warmth, and spot the colorful flowers as they begin to bloom. We’ve enjoyed viewing your springtime pet photos over the … Continue reading

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Trupanion Reviews – Week of April 18

I just finished filing my first claim for my puppy. Even though there were some questions about his previous vet records before signing up with Trupanion, everything was handled quickly and I was informed of the claim status regularly. Thank … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Dog to Stop Drooling

Dogs and drooling often seem to go together like cats and purring. But that nasty drool can get everywhere, making it a real mess to clean up. Not only that, but sometimes a dog’s drooling can be so excessive that … Continue reading

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