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Please note: This blog is designed to be a community where pet owners can learn and share. The views expressed in each post are the opinion of the author and not necessarily endorsed by Trupanion. Always consult your veterinarian for professional advice.
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Elbow dysplasia is an inherited condition that typically affects both elbows of a pet. Affecting intermediate and larger dog breeds, typically between the ages of four and six months, this condition causes malformation of the elbow joint. Some dog breeds … Continue reading
Ectropion is an eye condition that is common in many various dog breeds. This eye condition occurs when a pet develops an outward turned eyelid. This abnormal eyelid development tends to cause a space between the lid and the eye, … Continue reading
Early tooth loss can occur in just about any cat or dog for a number of reasons. Early tooth loss is a term used to describe the loss of teeth due to gum infections, tooth decay, or gingivitis. Gingivitis occurs … Continue reading
Do you own both a cat and a dog? Do they get along, snuggle, and play together? Check out our friends Tiger the cat and Max theDoberman! Max wants to play with Tiger, but Tiger isn’t very interested at the … Continue reading
Dwarfism is a condition in which a pet has insufficient amounts of growth hormone present in their bodies. As the cat or dog matures, their body appears to be undersized. This condition may be inherited and is more common in … Continue reading
Does your cat or dog enjoy a good game of laser chasing? Lasers are great toys for pets because they can provide hours of fun, exercise, and entertainment for both you and your pet. Check out one of our pals … Continue reading
Distichiasis is an eye condition in which the eyelashes grow in improperly, causing problems. Pets affected by this conditions experience eye irritation, inflammation, tearing, corneal ulcers, squinting, and scarring. This is all caused by the eyelashes growing in abnormally from … Continue reading
Have you met our one office dog Dude, the French Bulldog? Here he is, having a ball (pun intended) in our courtyard! Pet Insurance by Trupanion Presents: Dude’s New Toy Ball from Trupanion.
Diabetes mellitus is an endocrine condition that occurs not only in humans, but in our pets as well. This condition causes high blood sugar levels in the body because there is an insulin producing deficiency. Insulin is needed to break … Continue reading
The other week, a few of us from Trupanion attended the CityDog Magazine Mutt Mixer and we got to meet some great pet owners and their adorable canine companions! Here is a fun video we took of some Bulldogs playing … Continue reading