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Guest Post: Keeping Your Pup Cool in the Summer

The following is a guest post from Ashley Spade. Ashley, in addition to being Sir Winston Pugsalot the First’s favorite human, is a blogger and law student. She volunteers at her local pug rescue in between studying and training for … 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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Trupanion Reminds About Lyme Disease During Prevent Lyme in Dogs Month

Trupanion commemorates Prevent Lyme in Dogs Month by discussing the symptoms and treatments of the disease. (Vocus) April 4, 2011 — April is Prevent Lyme in Dogs Month and Trupanion, the nation’s fastest-growing pet insurance provider, today released tips and … Continue reading

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Trupanion Sees Spike in Ligament Injuries During Summer Months

Trupanion notes an increase in pet insurance claims for cruciate ligament damages and ties this to warm weather. (PR.com) August 16, 2010 - Trupanion, a pet insurance company, reports a 29.76% rise in pet insurance claims for cruciate ligament damage between January … Continue reading

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Hiking Dogs

The Mountain Mail said it well, “It’s a great time to take your dog for a hike”! Because the weather is warmer, it’s a great idea to get outside with your dog and get some exercise and explore the great … Continue reading

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Summer BBQs and Pet Safety

Summer’s here and that means more time spent outdoors and barbecues! This also means that our pets will be spending time outdoors with us, and there are a few safety precautions we need to consider when bringing pets along to … Continue reading

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Top 10 Beach Safety Tips

The weather’s getting warmer and more folks are headed to the beach (yay)! If you decide to bring Fido a long for some beachy fun, let him romp in the sand and water and chase the waves, but please remember … Continue reading

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Heat Threatens Overweight and Over-furry Pets

As some of us (though not us here in Seattle, sigh) welcome the sun and the heat that accompanies summertime, we begin to think about our pets’ safety in the heat. Though we should all take the appropriate precautions for … Continue reading

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Special Care for Flat-Faced Dogs

Do you or someone you know have a brachycephalic (flat-faced) dog? Flat-faced breeds have more difficulty breathing and cooling down because of the anatomy of their heads. The design of the head actually allows water to evaporate more quickly off … Continue reading

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Fun In The Sun

I love the beach!  Running around with the wind in my hair.. Getting dirty.  I love walking up to all the other dogs Mom’s and hearing what a handsome boy I am.  I don’t understand how all the other dogs … Continue reading

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