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Claim of the Week
Randy the 5-month-old Rottie recently had a big scare with a Milk Bone. He was so excited about his treat that he literally inhaled it, and it got stuck in his trachea. Randy was taken to the emergency veterinary hospital
Millie the 12-year-old Sheltie, like many other dogs, has a taste for human treats and baked goods. Her curious nose unfortunately got her into double trouble when she ate some marijuana brownies. These are bad for pets for two reasons:
Imagine for a moment that you are a dog. Not just any dog, but a Trupanion-insured dog. That means life is pretty good: you’ve got an owner who adores you and gives you lots of love, you get to sleep
Cotton the 6-year-old Miniature Poodle is featured in this week’s pet insurance claim. At his recent routine dental exam, a benign tumor was found on his jaw. A benign tumor is a group of cells that multiply but do not travel
With the warmer weather comes more walks, hikes, and time spent outdoors. For those in the southwest US, that means a greater risk of rattlesnake encounters. Dexter the 3-year-old Beagle recently had a run-in with a rattlesnake that earned him