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Articles by Akvile

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Akvile is an avid fan of surfing on snow, on water, and the web! Growing up in NY, she moved to Seattle a few years ago and has found her happiness here, where she can do all of the above. Aside from working during the week in the Trupanion office, she has her hands full being the mother of Batman, her massive-eared mini schnauzer who is a cuddle monster by day and super hero by night. She enjoys traveling, wakeboarding, snowboarding, camping, painting, and DJ'ing for fun.

Pet Health Concerns: Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that occurs in humans and pets alike. With this condition, excessive fluid builds up and causes increased pressure in the eye, which may cause damage to the optic nerve. With damage occurring to the

Pet Insurance by Trupanion: Batman and Safari

No matter the age, a bunch of our Trupanion pet insurance office dogs love a good play session. Safari, one of the oldest and largest dogs in the office is usually quite calm and quiet, however she really wanted to

Pet Health Concerns: Gingivitis

Not only common in humans, gingivits affects other animals as well. Occurring in cats and dogs, this condition forms when tartar builds up on teeth and causes inflammation. It may affect one or several teeth in the pets mouth and

Pet Health Concerns: GCL-Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy

Globoid cell leukodystrophy, or GCL is a very rare, but serious neurological disorder that occurs in pets. With this condition, a specific enzyme associated with nerve impulses is not present in proper quantities, which eventually causes the white matter of

Pet Insurance Rapper

We hope that your weekend is going well thus far! Here is some pet insurance related humor to make it just that much more fun!