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Pet Health Concerns: Brain Tumors

A brain tumor is a condition that involves a lesion or swelling caused by abnormal growth of cells in the brain.  Brain tumor symptoms depend on the location of the tumor and in certain instances, there may not be any

Dog Insurance Goes No Limits!

We at Trupanion are very excited to announce our ‘first in the industry’ dog insurance policy with no payout limits! What does this mean for dog owners? For those already enrolled in Trupanion, your previous $20,000 lifetime payout limit is

Pet Health Concerns: Brachycephalic Syndrome

Brachycephalic syndrome is a respiratory condition that is often found in short nosed dogs such as English bulldogs, French bulldogs, Pugs, Boston Terriers, and Pekingese. This condition causes upper airway abnormalities such as stenotic nares which are pinched nostrils, reverted

Do dog insurance premiums increase if I submit a claim?

I often hear that people are afraid to get pet insurance and submit the “small, mundane claimes” because they fear that any claim will increase their premiums. Unlike most car insurance companies in the US, many pet insurance companies do

Pet Health Concerns: Blood Platelet Abnormality

Blood platelet abnormality in pets affects the clotting factors of the blood.  As a congenital and hemostasis disorder in both cats and dogs, it causes abnormal bleeding and bruising due to improper blood coagulation. There are several blood abnormality conditions