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Pet Health Concerns: Patellar Luxation

Patellar Luxation is also known as luxating patella and quite a number of different dog breeds are susceptible to this condition. Luxating patella happens when the kneecap (patella) moves around or displaces in and out of place. This can eventually … Continue reading

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Do Americans Put Too Much Emphasis on Their Furry Friends?

Recently an article published on Sit News in Ketchikan, Alaska claimed humans are putting too much priority on their pets. The author said we are wasting money on things such as dog psychics, gourmet pet foods, personal trainers and weight-loss … Continue reading

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Addison’s Disease and Your Dog or Cat – Trupanion

Addison’s disease is located above the kidneys in the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands affect the endocrine system and when the adrenal glands fail to produce enough hormones it prohibits the body from functioning properly. The adrenal glands emit glucocorticoids … Continue reading

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News Reporter Sees the Value of Pet Insurance

Melissa Hankins, a reporter for WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina, recently learned first hand how important pet insurance can be. In a recent broadcast, she took her own experience with a sick pet to do a story on pet insurance. … Continue reading

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Trupanion Informs Dog Owners of a Rare Case of Salmon Poisoning

(PR.com) June 27, 2011 — Trupanion, the nation’s fastest-growing pet insurance provider, recently received a claim from a policyholder for suspected salmon poisoning. While this condition is rare, it can be fatal, so it is important for pet owners to … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Bond Between Human and Animal

The following guest post was written by Chris, from HumanPaw. It all started with a journey to find a pet to keep us company and bring in some energy into the house. We immediately thought, “Great! We’ll get a dog!” … Continue reading

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Trupanion Pet Insurance Expands to Connecticut

Dog and cat owners in Connecticut now have a new option when it comes to pet insurance. (PR.com) February 28, 2011 — Trupanion, the nation’s fastest growing pet health insurance company, has announced an expansion into Connecticut effective immediately. This … Continue reading

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Trupanion Wishes Pixie a Quick Recovery

Get well soon, Pixie!

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Head Injury

Louis is a Yorkie puppy who recently experienced a head injury that also affected his spinal cord (poor guy!). It’s not stated how the injury occurred, but he had to get X-rays, a transfusion and care and spend many days … Continue reading

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Pet Health Concerns: Cherry Eye

Cherry eye is a very common congenital eye defect in dog breeds. Also called canine nictitans gland prolapse, this defect occurs in the gland of the third eyelid, causing it to protrude. This visible tear gland appears as a bright … Continue reading

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