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How to Keep Your Home From Smelling Like Your PetBy: Brianna Gunter
We love our dogs and cats, but we don’t love the pet odors that come with them! Fortunately, there are several key things you can do to keep your home from smelling like your pet.
Why is My Cat Always Hungry?By: Brianna Gunter
‘Why is my cat always hungry?’ is a common question among cat owners. We talked with a vet to learn when to be concerned about cats that beg for food.
Pet Spring Allergies Checklist: What to Look ForBy: Brianna Gunter
How can you tell if your pet has allergies? Spring allergies are common in both dogs and cats, and there are signs every pet owner should check for.
A Guide to Parasite Prevention for Dogs and CatsBy: Sam Chambers
From external parasites like fleas to internal parasites like heartworms, parasite prevention is crucial to your pet’s health and wellbeing.
7 Easy Ways to Exercise with Your DogBy: Sam Chambers
Running with your dog or going for a walk isn’t the only way to give your pup some exercise. Check out this list for some easy ways to exercise with your dog.
Eco-Friendly Pet Products Worth Knowing AboutBy: Alyssa Little
From sustainable cat litter to biodegradable doggy bags, these eco-friendly pet products keep our furry friends healthy, happy, and saving the planet.
How to Bathe a KittenBy: Brianna Gunter
Learn how to bathe a kitten safely and without drama. Your little cat may not want a bath, but they are an essential part of pet care.
How Much Exercise Do Dogs Need Daily?By: Kelli Rascoe & Trupanion Staff
You know that your dog needs to go on walks, but are you making sure they are getting enough exercise?
The Essential New Kitten Supplies ChecklistBy: Brianna Gunter
Wondering what you need to help your cat friend thrive? This checklist of items is a must for all pet parents with a new kitten.
10 Signs Your Dog Loves YouBy: Kelli Rascoe & Trupanion Staff
Dog is man’s best friend, but can you tell when dog loves man? According to science, yes. Here are 10 signs your dog loves you and wants you around.
Vet Bill Relief: Trupanion Pays $2 Billion+ in InvoicesBy: Trupanion Staff
A good pet insurance plan is key to affording the best veterinary care. Trupanion has reached a milestone with over $2 billion in claims paid.
The Essential New Puppy Supplies ChecklistBy: Brianna Gunter
The right supplies will help puppies get off on the right paw, from healthy foods to puppy-safe toys. This checklist is essential for all new puppy owners.
10 Questions to Ask Before Buying Pet InsuranceBy: Brianna Gunter
The world of pet insurance is often confusing. To make sure you’re making the right choice for your pet and your wallet, ask these questions before buying.
Is Pet Insurance Worth it During Economic Inflation?By: Brianna Gunter
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?
Vet Survey: Trupanion is America’s #1 Medical Insurance for PetsBy: Trupanion Staff
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.
How to Get Rid of Matted Cat Hair: Causes and SolutionsBy: Kelli Rascoe & Trupanion Staff
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.
What is the Best Age to Get Pet Insurance for Dogs?By: Brianna Gunter
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.
Why Your Pet Hates Vacuums (and What to Do About it)By: Brianna Gunter
Do vacuums scare dogs and cats? If your pet acts uncomfortable around this necessary household cleaning device, there may be multiple reasons why.
How to Include Pets in Your Estate Plan (And Why It’s Important!)By: Brianna Gunter
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.
What to Do if Your Pet Goes MissingBy: Brianna Gunter
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.
How to Get Rid of Cat Urine Odor (and Prevent Future Incidents!)By: Brianna Gunter
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.
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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.