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Why I Insured My Puppy: Beverly’s Story

Beverly’s puppy Obi-Wan Kenobi is new to the Trupanion family. Unfortunately, Beverly experienced a difficult situation which led her to get pet insurance for the new puppy. She shares her story in hopes of helping other pet owners. In June … Continue reading

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Coping with the Loss of a Pet

The death of a pet, whether sudden or a long-time coming, begins a painful, grievous process for pet owners. A dog or cat often grows to become an integral if not wholly irreplaceable part of the family unit. They bring … Continue reading

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In Memorium: Hero Dog Stacey Mae

As you probably know by know, Trupanion was a sponsor of this year’s American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards. This event celebrates the hero dogs in all of our lives and gives special recognition to eight hero dogs that truly … Continue reading

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In the News: Grieving for a Lost Pet

In a recent Washington Post article, journalist Joe Yonan discusses the heart-wrenching experience of losing his beloved Doberman Pinscher Red and how the grieving process was eerily similar (even worse) to when he lost his father and beloved sister. He asks … Continue reading

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Celebrity Pets: Tom Hanks Loses Dog Monty

The Dog Files, an online community for dog lovers, posted some sad news yesterday that I thought our readers would be interested to hear as well. Tom Hanks, the admired actor of such classics as The ‘Burbs, Turner and Hooch, and … Continue reading

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Healing After the Loss of a Pet

Colleen Mihelich is the founder of Peternity.com, which sells pet memorials, pet grave markers, pet urns and other keepsakes. She’s authored numerous articles on dealing with grief over the loss of a pet. Peternity is based in Southern California. There … Continue reading

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