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

Common pet allergies

Even cats and dogs can suffer from allergies. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to alleviate your pets’ allergy symptoms.

Stop the sniffles

Emergency pet preparedness

Make sure your pet is safe in emergency situations, such floods, fires, earthquakes and other natural disasters, by preparing a pet emergency kit.
Make your kit

Pet parasite prevention

Most cats and dogs will catch a parasite in their lifetime. Know which symptoms indicate a potential infestation and use these prevention tips to keep parasites away.
Prevent pests
Dog care guide
Golden retriever puppy running outside

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

Dog resources
Cat care guide
A green eyed and pink nosed grey kitten lying on its 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.

Cat resources
Pet safety
Lazlo the dog sitting in an office 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.

Pet safety
Your pet and the vet
A husky puppy in a veterinarian's arms.

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.

Veterinary insights
Cat and dog nutrition
Woman feeding a dog

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

Special care
Large white dog snuggling their owner

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.