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How Dogs Enrich Their Owners’ Lives

It is no surprise that humans have woven dogs into the tapestry of their lives for thousands of years. They prove themselves to be intelligent, loyal, and caring animals for which there is no substitute.  In many cases, dogs transcend … Continue reading

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How to Ease Arthritis in Dogs

As people grow older and their bodies endure more wear and tear, arthritis can affect the joints in their arms and legs. Similarly, aging dogs commonly experience this degenerative condition. It is difficult to fully prevent – some breeds are … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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How Pet Insurance Works

Let us briefly capture and clarify what pet insurance is before discussing how it works. Pet insurance is there to provide financial support and reassurance of medical coverage for your dog or cat in times of need. If an accident … Continue reading

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Safe Pet Toys

Believe it or not, toys are more than some frivolous means to distract your pet while you are working or just want some quiet time. Toys play an instrumental role in the development of a healthy and well-behaved dog or … Continue reading

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Preventative Tips for Pet Owners

Veterinary visits often prove time-consuming, nerve-racking, and financially-draining for families, which are a few reasons why preventative care is so important. More to the point, it is about maintaining your pet’s health as best as possible so that it may … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Preparing Your Dog For Hiking

For those pet owners who enjoy outdoor adventures, the fall is a great time to get out and go hiking. Spending time on the trail with your canine hiking buddy can be fun and rewarding, but it does require some … Continue reading

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Bringing Fido to Lunch

Being a pet owner comes with many benefits but we also make many sacrifices. With the pooch at home you cannot simply disappear for a long weekend in the Bahamas without spending a lump sum on a pet sitter. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Our Office Dogs Perform a Fire Drill!

Today is Pet Fire Safety Day! At Trupanion, we include over 60 dogs (and even a few cats) in our workplace and we realized we didn’t have an adequate fire and evacuation plan that included our furry office mates. In … Continue reading

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Tru Interview: Kristina with Winston

Next in our Tru Interview series I’d like to introduce you to Kristina, who shares her life with one lucky cat named Sofie. What is your background? How are you involved with pets? I have been involved with pets throughout … Continue reading

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