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Getting Active with Your Dog – Part 1

Nearly 9 in 10 pet owners see their pets as members of the family, but how many think of them as exercise partners? 54% of dog owners state that owning a dog keeps them active and dog owners are also

How to Choose the Best Airline for Your Pet

Our pets are more part of our families than ever. According to a 2015 survey conducted by the Harris Poll, 95% of U.S. pet owners consider their pet to be “one of us”. Increasingly we are treating our pets like

Why Interactive Toys are the Best Life Hack for Pet Owners

A Bored Dog is an Unhappy Dog Like you, your dog has a mind, and like you, she craves mental stimulation. Without any stimulation your dog can get bored, and if left to her own devices your bored dog might

A Different Perspective: Why the Veterinary Community Should Open Up to Medical Insurance for Cats and Dogs

George Bailey and his wife, Sonnya Dennis, DVM, DABVP, have co-owned and managed AHAA accredited Stratham-Newfields Veterinary Hospital in Newfields, New Hampshire since 1996. The boutique veterinary hospital serves cat and dog owners across the region. “With no boarding, grooming,

Trupanion Trends: Study finds Link between Pet Health and Drinking Water

We commonly receive claims for conditions related to pet urinary health. The most common we see are urinary tract infections, cystitis, urinary obstruction, and crystalluria for cats and urinary tract infections, incontinence, cystitis, and crystalluria for dogs. When we looked deeper