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.

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Pet first aid

It never hurts to be prepared for an emergency. Read how to prepare a pet first aid kit and perform CPR on a dog or cat.

Feline asthma

Cats with feline asthma may have trouble catching their breath, but a few simple steps can make their lives easier. Learn how you can make your home comfortable for a cat with feline asthma.

Dog diarrhea

Even healthy dogs can get diarrhea. See what causes diarrhea in dogs, how to treat it, and how to prevent it from happening.

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

a dog being held by a veterinarian

Developing a good relationship with your veterinarian is the first step toward a healthy pet. Check out this section to find vet appointment tips, common medical conditions for pets, parasite prevention tips, and how complementary therapies are a good addition to traditional veterinary medicine.

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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