Tag Archives: pet health

In Response to Barking Mad, Last Week’s CBC Marketplace Episode

An October 4th news broadcast on CBC Marketplace titled, “Barking Mad,” shined a negative light on the veterinary profession. The segment took a dog with a hidden camera to ten Toronto veterinarians to see what health recommendations were suggested in the first check-up. According to … Continue reading

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Cat Insurance for the Russian Blue

If you’ve never had experience with a Russian Blue cat and you are contemplating getting one you might want to know some tips to keeping them healthy and happy. These cats originated in northern Russia and are also known as … Continue reading

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Cat Insurance for Bengal Cats

Bengal cats may be one of the most interesting cat breeds to look at with their leopard like markings and long legs. They are beautiful creatures and growing in popularity. They originated in Japan in the 1900s and are a … Continue reading

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CNN Blog Discusses the Cost of Pet Care

The love of pets is not restricted by country borders. People around the world consider their pets members of their families and would go to great lengths to give them a long and healthy life. A recent Worldcrunch article (republished … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Pros and Cons of Spot-On Flea Killers

The following is a guest post provided to Trupanion from Bernice Spradlin. Bernice is an avid hiker and runner. She works at a gym in Brooklyn, New York, where she gets great inspiration for her freelance writing. In her off time, … Continue reading

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Infographic: Pudgy Puppies and Fat Felines

Christmas is a time of giving, and most of the time that is a great thing. Unless you are giving too many treats to your pets! It can be easy to increase treat-giving during the holidays because you want to … Continue reading

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In the News: Canine Flu

Getting the flu shot has become a common measure many of us take to prevent the flu, but have you ever thought about your dog getting a flu shot? According to a recent ABC News article, there are many reasons … Continue reading

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Pet Health Concerns: Seizures

It is always sad when a pet suffers from any ailment but seizures may be one of the most disheartening. Watching your beloved pet have a seizure, which at the most intense has the pet thrashing wildly on the ground, is one of … Continue reading

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Understanding Chronic Inflammation in Your Pet

The following guest post comes to us from Jennifer Febel. Jennifer works for Avivagen Animal Health as their Marketing and Communications associate. Prior to joining the Avivagen team, Jennifer spent 7 years working in and managing veterinary hospitals.   You … Continue reading

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Pricey Pets: Dog Breeds With Inherited Health Problems

The following is a guest post by Susan Wells. Susan is from insurance quotes, she writes on topics including health/car/life insurance, mortgage, real estate. Adopting a breed of dog that suits your lifestyle is important. Many dog hopefuls spend months … Continue reading

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