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Thanksgiving Foods: OK to feed to pets?

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, there is certain to be begging and puppy-dog eyes from our four-legged friends who pick up on the delicious smells of cooking food wafting through the kitchen. Whether you’re a pet owner who likes

The Benefits of Keeping Your Pet Active

Exercise has its many benefits as we are all well aware, and the same holds true for our pets. Not only does it break up the monotony of the day, but it also has wonderful effects on one’s health. Here

Cats and Dogs Bonding Is Just Too Cute

Are you one of the lucky households that has both breeds–and better yet– a dog and cat who get along? Seeing cats and dogs bonding and sharing a special moment is arguably one of the cutest and most heartwarming things

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed String

Stella is a young 6-month-old kitten who recently gave her new owners a scare! She was taken to the emergency veterinary clinic for a foreign body ingestion of a string. When pets swallow foreign objects, they pose a potential danger. Some lucky

November is Pet Diabetes Month

During the month of November, we recognize diabetes in pets. Just like humans, pets can be affected by either type 1 or type 2. This month, we wanted to spotlight this condition and educate pet owners about diabetes symptoms so

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Broken Leg

Jane the kitten is just 8 1/2 months old and recently had to make a serious trip to the emergency veterinary clinic. Jane was up on the counter one day when a loud sound spooked her. The sound caused her

This Week in Testimonials – 10/26

Thanks for being there for us! Jane is on the mend, and we have been reimbursed for our vet costs. -Robin A. Thanks guys. I’m pretty happy with Trupanion’s coverage and claim processing (three dogs insured for over a year

Dog and Cat Shaming – Honorable Mentions

The dog (and cat) shaming meme has made its way across the interwebs, leaving laughs and hilarity in its wake. We wanted to jump aboard this ship and run a contest to see your best shaming photos. While our winner

This Week in Testimonials – 10/12

This insurance company is honest and straightfoward. I consider it generous “major medical” protection for the littlest member of our family, our westie mix Melo. -Theresa S. I’m very very thankful for you guys. You do what you promise and

The Bufo Toad: Poisonous to Pets and People

After coming across a news article about a dog that passed away after biting a toad, I thought this was a very important issue to share. The Bufo toad is a large brown or grayish-brown toad that can be found