Pet Care

How to have a healthy dog or healthy cat.

We understand that your pet's health is important to you, and here at Trupanion, we're dedicated to providing tips and tricks to help you give your pet a healthy, happy life. Whether you're looking for tips on nutrition information, safety tips, or dog and cat health issues, this is your one-stop destination for information.

Hot topics

Kennel Cough: Signs, Treatment and Prevention

Kennel cough, like the common cold, is highly contagious for dogs. Learn the signs and symptoms and consult your veterinarian if you think your dog is sick.

Why does my cat purr?

To most people, purring means a happy cat—but cats purr for a variety of reasons, and may even use purring to communicate. Find out more about why your cat may purr in our article.

Dental care for your pet

Does your dog have dog breath? Can you care for your cat’s canines? Learn about brushing, veterinary dental care, and everything in between.

Dog care guide


Become an expert in dog care, whether you're looking for answers to dog health questions or you simply want to learn some fun facts. Read about dog training, common health issues, DIY, and more in our dog care guide.

Cat care guide

kitten on his back

Read about cat nutrition, bringing home a new cat, and DIY fun. New kitten owners and seasoned cat lovers alike can find helpful tips and interesting reads in our cat care guide.

Pet safety

A Goldendoodle in a chair

Some pets have a knack for finding trouble, but safety and preparation helps prevent injuries. From emergency preparedness to holiday shenanigans, we provide tips to help keep your pet safe.

Your pet and the vet

Cat and dog nutrition

A woman feeds her dog treats

Learn about pet nutrition, bake your own treats, and spice up your pet's daily diet with healthy fruits and veggies.

Special care

Joe and Walter, the deaf Great Dane

With a loving and dedicated owner, dogs and cats with special needs can thrive just as well, if not better, than their four-legged peers.


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