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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
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
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
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
(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
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
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
Get well soon, Pixie!
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
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