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In a nationwide survey by dvm360, veterinarians chose Trupanion as the top provider of health insurance to dogs and cats. Here’s how Trupanion revolutionized pet care.
Economic inflation keeps rising, and it’s normal to want to cut costs where possible. But should that include nixing health insurance for your pet?
Changing weather means new risks for dogs and cats to be aware of. Stay on top of these autumn safety tips for pets to keep your pal safe this season.
Contrary to the ‘cold and aloof’ cat stereotype, our feline pets do get separation anxiety. Learn tips for helping your cat cope with being alone.
Dogs (and cats!) can have a hard time when kids go back to school and the house gets quieter. Luckily, there are ways to help your pal this time of year.
If you’re a new cat parent, it can be tough to tell when your feline friend will reach full adulthood and stop growing.
From real-life canine heroes to animal actors and modern social media pups, some dogs are worthy of attention far and wide. Here’s a fun list of famous dogs.
There are several reasons cats get matted fur, though long-haired cats may be most at risk. Use these vet-approved tips to get rid of matted cat hair for good.
Dog insurance can be life-saving for your pet, but is your pal old enough? Real pet insurance claims data shows the best age to get dog health insurance.
Pet surgery can be stressful for any dog or cat parent. Read on for veterinary advice on what to expect and how to help pets recover quickly and safely.
Do vacuums scare dogs and cats? If your pet acts uncomfortable around this necessary household cleaning device, there may be multiple reasons why.
Does your cat have an ear infection? It can be tough to tell, but our veterinary advice covers 7 signs to watch for, risks, and treatments that can help.
Including pets in your estate plan is the best way to protect dogs and cats in the event you’re no longer able to provide care. Here’s what you need to know.
With new COVID-19 variants and outbreaks, the lingering pandemic has many pet parents wondering if cats and dogs can get COVID and how to protect them.
Acting quickly is key to recovering a missing pet. Following these pro tips will help you find a lost dog or cat and avoid wasting search time.
There are three main dog sizes to choose from. But is a small, medium, or large sized canine the right pet for you? This dog size quiz will help!
Wondering about dyeing your dog or cat fun new colors? Before reaching for the pet fur dye, read this to make sure you’re being safe.
Trying to come up with unique pet names can be tough. But it doesn’t have to be when you follow these tips for naming dogs and cats.
A cat peeing outside of the litter box is never fun, especially when the urine odor lingers. Learn how to clean properly and prevent future bad behavior.
CBD oils have become popular in recent years, including as anxiety and arthritis treatments for pets. But is CBD safe for your dog or cat?
Are cats really nocturnal creatures, or is it a common misconception? Find out when cats are most active and what feline sleep schedules are really like.
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WELCOME TO BARKS & MEWSINGS!
We’re the official blog of Trupanion—chosen by veterinarians as the #1 pet insurance in America. Here you’ll find useful dog and cat care tips, interesting veterinary insights, and fun pet topics galore.
While you’re browsing our pet blog, please note that the views expressed here are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Trupanion. Our articles are reviewed by veterinarians for accuracy, but they are not a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment. Always consult with your own pet’s veterinarian for advice.