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Pet Insurance Company Hires Howard Rubin as Chief Operating Officer

Seattle-based pet insurance company, Trupanion, has hired Howard Rubin as their Chief Operating Officer. Seattle, WA, May 03, 2010 –(PR.com)– Pet health insurance company Trupanion announces the recent hire of Howard Rubin as Chief Operating Officer for the company. Howard … Continue reading

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How does dog insurance work?

Now that we’ve put what dog insurance is,what dog insurance covers, and doesn’t cover behind us, let me tell you more about how it works. As a recap, dog insurance is to cover your pet’s medical expenses if they get … Continue reading

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Pet Health Concerns: Albinism

Affecting all vertebrates, including dogs and us humans, albinism is a congenital disorder that causes an absence of skin pigmentation. Also known as achromia or achromasia, this pigment deficiency results in white colored fur, pink skin, and pink or blue … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Hepatic Lipidosis

Many people think that cats (especially indoor ones) have no need for pet insurance because they are not at risk of ever getting hurt. While it may be true that their risk of accidents is lower, there is no way … Continue reading

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Pet Health Concerns: Alopecia

There are many conditions and diseases that may cause complete or partial hair loss. Some conditions may be considered to be normal while others can indicate serious underlying issues. Some factors to hair loss may be scratching or chewing, hair … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Entropion

Molson the dog has been dealing with eye problems for the past year and a half including Entropion issues with both eyes for the last three months. He recently had surgery to fix the issue and it was not cheap, … Continue reading

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The thing with feathers. Nope, not around here.

I recently saw Emily Dickinson’s poem entitled “Hope.”  The first line reads, “Hope is the thing with feathers,” and I thought, hmm, at Trupanion, not so much.  Several of our employees have adopted shelter dogs (not surprising for people who … Continue reading

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Pet Health Concerns: Addison’s Disease

Addison’s disease, also known as hypoadrenocorticism, is more common than most of us pet owners think. This condition not only occurs in humans, but also in cats and dogs, being quite similar in description. Addison’s is an endocrine disorder that … Continue reading

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Dog Parks and Benefits of Pet Exercise

Spring is upon us, meaning nicer weather to be outdoors with our pets! Why not check out a local dog park this weekend?  Exercise and social interaction is important for our dogs. The key to good pet health and well-being … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Owning a Cat

For those who do own cats, did you know that there is a health benefit of owning a cat? With cat insurance, this will also help ensure the life of your cat in the long run. For a family, a little … Continue reading

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