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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Mast Cell Tumor

Sampson the 6-year-old mixed-breed dog was recently taken to the veterinary clinic to diagnose a mass on his paw. It turns out that the mass was a mast cell tumor. Mast cell tumors are cancerous and can be mild or … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Osteosarcoma

This week’s featured pet insurance claim is for DauDau the 12-year-old Standard Schnauzer. DauDau was diagnosed with cancer of the jaw bone in March and has been receiving ongoing treatment since. For this particular claim, DauDau spent several days at … Continue reading

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Featured Pet Insurance Review – Cancer can strike the young

8/10 Cancer can strike the very young. I had previously not had insurance and spent considerable money on my dog who had many many issues. When I started again I decided to use insurance, initially I was frustrated by the … Continue reading

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petMD Lists the Top 10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs and Cats

MIAMI, May 21, 2012 - May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, a time to spread awareness of the symptoms of cancer in dogs and cats. As cancer is the leading cause of death in cats and dogs, knowing the symptoms your … Continue reading

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Top 5 Health Issues In American Pets

Working at a pet insurance company, I see such a wide variety of health conditions every day. If you were to ask me which conditions seem to be the most common, I’d have no idea where to start. Fortunately, veterinarian Ann … Continue reading

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Cat Detects Owner’s Breast Cancer

A recent article from Daily Mail titled The ultimate cat scan! ‘My kitten alerted me to my cancer because she kept jumping on my breast’ describes a kitty who has become a hero in a non-traditional sense. Wendy Humphreys curiously … Continue reading

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Veterinarians and Pets Help with Cancer Research

A group of leading veterinarians in Texas have set up a registry to connect dogs and cats with cancer researchers to test out new cancer treatments. According to a recent article on msnbc.com, dogs “are better predictors of the efficacy … Continue reading

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Featured Pet Insurance Review – Pete and Karma

9/10  Pete and Karma My dog Pete was diagnosed with cancer a year ago and just died in June 2011. My other dog Karma was diagnosed with cancer in July 2011. Trupanion has been wonderful in expediting my claims very … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Pug Therapy

The following is a guest post from Ashley Spade. Ashley, in addition to being Sir Winston Pugsalot the First’s favorite human, is a blogger and law student. She volunteers at her local pug rescue in between studying and training for … Continue reading

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Pet Health Concerns: Hemangiosarcoma

Hemangiosarcoma is a rare and often fatal form of cancer. These tumors start in the pet’s blood vessels, and because blood vessels are found throughout the body, these tumors can pop up anywhere. However, they are most often found in … Continue reading

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