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Useful Tips for Cat Owners

Taking care of a cat is similar to being a dog owner in many ways. Proper medical check-ups and vaccinations, a healthy diet, and plenty of affection are staples of a lasting bond between pet and person. Cats do exhibit … Continue reading

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Keeping Puppies Safe From Injury

Puppies aren’t so different from kids in their exuberance. The world is new to them and they are growing fast. It’s no surprise then that they often get into mischief or make clumsy falls. Taking reasonable preventative measures with your … Continue reading

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Pet Safety Experts Offer Tips for New Year’s Eve

This New Year’s Eve will be a popular time for families and friends to celebrate 2012 and toast all the possibilities of 2013. Often, this means big family gatherings and festive parties. Because dogs and cats are considered part of … Continue reading

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Safe Pet Toys

Believe it or not, toys are more than some frivolous means to distract your pet while you are working or just want some quiet time. Toys play an instrumental role in the development of a healthy and well-behaved dog or … Continue reading

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Our Office Dogs Perform a Fire Drill!

Today is Pet Fire Safety Day! At Trupanion, we include over 60 dogs (and even a few cats) in our workplace and we realized we didn’t have an adequate fire and evacuation plan that included our furry office mates. In … Continue reading

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Just How Important Is A Pet Seat Belt?

I’ve written about the importance of pet safety in cars in the past because it’s an issue I feel very passionately about. My own adopted dog of nearly three years had a car seat belt in her size before I … Continue reading

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What Travelers Should Know When Sharing a Vacation With a Pet

Do you travel with your pet? PETCO recently released some fantastic tips that every traveling pet parent should take into consideration: As pets continue to become more integrated into their owner’s lives, more and more will be joining their family … Continue reading

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Animal Abusers to Register Their Status in New York

It was recently announced that Suffolk County in New York has created the nation’s first animal abuse registry, requiring people convicted of cruelty to animals to register with the county. If these offenders fail to register, they face jail time and fines. The … Continue reading

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Pet Tips for the Holidays

As we are all quite aware, the holidays are a busy, bustling time for us with shopping, cooking, cleaning, preparing and hosting that our pets often get overlooked. During this time, it’s easy to overlook common hazards and dangers presented … Continue reading

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Halloween Safety Tips for Your Pets

If you live in a neighborhood full of kids, then Halloween can be a crazy and stressful time for your pets. The loud knocks or ringing of the doorbell every few minutes accompanied by new faces, smells, and sounds can … Continue reading

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