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In Memorium: Hero Dog Stacey Mae

As you probably know by know, Trupanion was a sponsor of this year’s American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards. This event celebrates the hero dogs in all of our lives and gives special recognition to eight hero dogs that truly … Continue reading

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Recall: Boots & Barkley Pig Ears and Variety Pack Dog Treats

Kasel Associated Industries which issued the last two recalls that were posted on our blog has issued another recall today for its Boots & Barkley (a Target brand) Roasted American Pig Ears and Boots & Barkley American Variety Pack Dog … Continue reading

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Some Lucky Puppy Love

I always tear up when I think of the days I won’t have my two dogs around anymore. In his article titled “When my dog Lucky died, I disappeared, too,” TODAY writer Bob Sullivan notes the pain of the obvious … Continue reading

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Recall: Nature’s Recipe Dog Treats

Check your dog treats! Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken are being voluntarily recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. Affected products are the 19-ounce resealable pouches with a “Best If Used By” date of either October 11, 2013 or October 12, 2013. … Continue reading

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Trupanion Celebrates Service Dogs: Ravi and Laurel’s Story

Trupanion is always excited to hear of special relationships between pets and their owners. Ravi, a scruffy stray roaming for a place to live, found an opportunity to change the life of others by becoming a Hearing Assistance Dog. He … Continue reading

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Recall: Nature’s Deli Chicken Jerky Treats

As if there hadn’t been enough scares with jerky treats lately, this recent recall affects a US-made jerky product. Denver’s Kasel Associated Industries has issued a voluntary recall of its 2.5-pound bags of Nature’s Deli Chicken Jerky dog treats for … Continue reading

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Caramel’s Perspective: Dog Boarding in Your Home

The following is a guest post from Caramel Easterly. Caramel serves as Chief Rover for the dog boarding and dog sitting offices of Rover.com. A tiny, red-headed 11-year-old Teacup Pomeranian, Caramel has over 10 years of experience in dog advocacy and spends … Continue reading

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The Preventive Vet on Good Day Oregon

Veterinarian and friend of Trupanion, Dr. Jason Nicholas, was interviewed about hearing loss in pets this week on Good Day Oregon. Dr. Nicholas, aka The Preventive Vet, serves as a valued resource on preventing deafness in pets on our website … Continue reading

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Recall Alert: Target’s Boots & Barkley Bully Sticks

6-count 5-inch American Beef Bully Sticks by Target pet brand Boots & Barkley have been recalled due to salmonella contamination. The product was distributed throughout Target stores in the U.S. from April through September 2012 and comes in a clear … Continue reading

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Pet Food Recall: AvoDerm Dog Food

According to an L.A. Biz post dated September 11, 2012, Breeder’s Choice Pet Food announced a voluntary recall for possible salmonella contamination. Pet foods recalled include the 26-pound AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal and Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula manufactured with Best … Continue reading

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