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Pet Health & Tips

Help! I Think My Dog Has an Ear Infection

If you’ve had a dog, chances are they’ve had an ear infection at least once in their life. An ear infection — or otitis — is the second most frequently claimed condition for dogs that Trupanion receives. This condition affects

Five Tips to Make Veterinary Visits Stress-Free for Your Cat

Veterinarians recommend that cats receive a wellness checkup once per year, but according to PetFinder.com, fewer than half of all cat owners take their cat to the veterinarian unless they are sick. Managing cat anxiety during veterinary visits can be stressful for

Your Dog’s Health Risks Revealed With This Test

Here at Trupanion, we always like to be prepared for the unexpected. When it comes to dog health-related issues, it’s hard to know what to expect — especially if you have one of those “guess that breed” mixes. Now there

Ten Dog Breeds with Envious Locks!

The dog world is full of unique body shapes, styles, and hair. Some dog breeds are just known for their good looks. These breeds are the envy of would-be pet parents and the perfect playground for pet groomers and mobile

Protecting Cats & Dogs in Hot Cars: A Veterinarian’s Perspective

On July 24, a new law goes into effect in Washington to protect pets from some of the dangers of being left unattended in a vehicle—whether that be excessive heat or cold, or lack of ventilation or water. Under the