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National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

May 8 is National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day, and that’s this Saturday! This weekend, your task is to make sure that you are extra prepared in case of any kind of emergency. You can start by creating a pet-friendly emergency … Continue reading

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'Bye to Cato

I am currently one of the few people working for Trupanion who does not live with a pet.  Until a couple of months ago, I had a really great Pixie-Bob named Cato, who would have been six in June.  He was … Continue reading

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Cost Benefits of Cat Insurance

Cat insurance is affordable with Trupanion. Average price is around $20 dollars. With that you can probably afford not going out just once. Continue reading

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Is Your Garden Pet-Safe?

As spring comfortably settles in, more of us are getting outside to garden. This usually means that our pets are spending more time outdoors as well. Pet owners, please always be cautious of the plants in yours and your neighbors’ … 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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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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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Portosystemic Shunt

You may have heard of a term called liver shunt, also called a portosystemic shunt, but do you know exactly what it is? A portosystemic shunt is typically congenital, meaning the puppy or kitten is born with the condition. Basically, … Continue reading

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Stuffed Toys – Be Sure They are Meant for Dogs

Is your dog a toy chewer? If so, you should be cautious about the toys that you offer to your dog. It was recently brought to our attention via our Facebook fan page about the potential dangers of stuffed toys. Now, … Continue reading

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Get Pets Ready for Spring

Tips from a recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle offer ideas on how to get your pet ready for springtime. If you’ve got a springtime pet, or any animal that loves the outdoors, it’s a good idea to abide … Continue reading

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Easter Dog in the Office

One of the many perks of working for a company that sells pet insurance is getting to see dogs all day, and enjoying the new dog faces that occasionally show up. Yesterday I met a funny dog called Cow, whose … Continue reading

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