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Pet Health & Tips

Six Water Safety Tips Every Dog Owner Should Know

Today is International Water Safety Day, just in time for the warm weather and time spent poolside or on the water with your pups. Swimming can be a great way for your pet to exercise and cool down in the

The Top 5 Most & Least Expensive Cities to Have a Dog

In honor of National Pet Month, we joined forces with Redfin, a real estate brokerage, and Rover.com, a network of dog lovers for hire, to get a holistic look at the costs involved in responsibly caring for a dog in

Get to the Root of the Problem This National Hairball Awareness Day

Anyone with a cat will know that hairballs are no fun. National Hairball Awareness Day—founded by the National Museum of Health and Medicine—is a great day to hear the hairy details about hairballs and get to the root of the

Marijuana Pet Myths Busted

Marijuana is a frequently debated subject, with recent votes legalizing recreational marijuana in Alaska and Oregon, and discussions about the growing popularity of Cannabis-infused pet products like Canna-Pet and Canna Companion. For almost every human marketplace there is a pet

In the News: Treating Antifreeze Toxicity in Pets

Today, the FDA withdrew its approval of the antifreeze antidote for dogs,  Antizol-Vet, also known as fomepizole, 4-methylpyrazole, or 4-MP. We looked through our database of insured cats and dogs and found that antifreeze is the tenth most common poison