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Check out some of our favorite eco-friendly pet products for your furry family member.

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Learn more about pneumonia in dogs from Trupanion veterinarian Dr. Caroline Wilde.

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Read on to learn more about kitten insurance.

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How can we be kind in times of darkness? Today we’re going to talk about just that, and how we can continue to live altruistically when facing heart-wrenching times.

While your might be ready to hit the trail and run that 5K, is your pet ready and up for the challenge?

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Read on to learn more about how Dougie got the specialty care he needed.

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Read on to learn more about preventing your cat from marking in the future.

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As we look forward to what 2020 will bring, we can’t help but think of how far we’ve come in 2019. In fact, there’s a common acronym that is heard in Trupanion’s halls—“WWDWWD.” It stands for Why We Do What We Do, and it’s the mantra that we live by. Trupanion is here to help […]

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Self-defeating thoughts can come when we least expect them and tear down our self-esteem and break our spirits. Stand up to them and choose joy instead with five ways to overcome self-defeating thoughts.

Image Credits: Pixabay Winters can be very harsh, especially on your dog’s health. Dogs are prone to a lot of illnesses during the chilly winter months. Dog owners need to take extra precautions to ensure that their dogs stay healthy … Continue reading

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Read on to learn what happened when I adopted a 6 month old puppy.

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Read on to learn how Karelian Bear Dog Magni got the emergency medical care he needed.

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Image Credits: Pixabay Winter is the time for us to get inside our blankets and sip hot chocolate with our favorite movies. We snuggle in our warm jackets and cozy mufflers to protect ourselves from the cold weather. However, the … Continue reading

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Learn why these Wire-haired Dachshund pet owners are grateful for their coverage.

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Image Credits: Pixabay In the midst of freezing weather, even animals are prone to frostbite and dehydration. Although they have fur, exposure to an unkind snowstorm and frost may well be a threat. Well-fed animals gain meat that helps them … Continue reading

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Image Credits: Pixabay Holidays are times when there are lots of the hustle and bustle, visiting friends and family, hosting parties, traveling, shopping, and just having a good time. A good break from the routine, but it’s not what our … Continue reading

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It’s out with the old and in with the new, and we’re ready to say hello to bright beginnings in 2020.

Image Credits: Pixabay Cold weathers are harsh for everyone, humans, and animals alike. Everybody needs extra protection and a little change in diet, and that is true for your pets as well. It is very hard for your cats when … Continue reading

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Image Credits: Pixabay With winters here, it is time for many of us to enjoy holiday parties and visitors coming home. Parties, presents, and festivities are some of the things that can get us off our routine. The change in … Continue reading

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Image Credits: Pixabay Winter is finally here, but is your home winter-proofed for your furry feline? Did you know that cats, whether they’re furry or not, prefer to stay warm and cozy? In fact, they continuously search for places that … Continue reading

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Image Credits: Pixavay The winters are a testing time for our four-legged friends. While a few breeds of dogs can tolerate a severe drop in temperatures, most of them need our help to cope with the cold. Little pups, senior … Continue reading

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Look back at the past year while I unveil my favorite Trupanion blog posts from 2019.

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Image Credits: Pixabay With the onset of winters, a dog’s natural mechanism starts working that gets them prepared to battle the harsh weather. The shorter days and longer nights give signals to the dog’s brain and tell them that winter … Continue reading

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A mentorship program has more in store than just for the mentee. If you’re not sure whether mentoring is right for you, take a look at these eight ways becoming a mentor can benefit you.

Image Credits: Pixabay If you identify yourself as an animal lover, one of the most gracious and thoughtful things you could do this season is – foster a street animal. At any given time of the year, you will find … Continue reading

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Image Credits: Pixabay If you are a cat parent or intend to be one, you must acquaint yourself with the specifics of spaying and neutering. You will need to have your cat spayed/neutered someday. It is ideal to know the … Continue reading

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Image Credits: Pixabay Pet supplies can get expensive. If you are a student or unemployed, you may find it difficult sometimes to make the investments required for your pet. However, don’t lose hope. Your cat/dog does not need to suffer. … Continue reading

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Image Credits: Pixabay Now that winter is here is in full swing, how can you ensure that your cat stays safe, warm and protected? The colder months can be a bit difficult for cat owners since you have to find … Continue reading

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We picked up Lexie at nine-weeks-old from the breeder on 10/25/18. How exciting it was to have a new puppy to share our lives with. After our initial visit to the Animal Clinic of Mandarin, we realized that Dr. Kaiser and the staff were an experienced, professional team that loves animals, probably more than people. […]

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Image Credits: Pixabay A common question that cat owners have is whether they should ever put their cats on a leash. While leashing dogs is perfectly normal and a common sight, leashed cats are less easy on the eyes. This … Continue reading

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Read on to learn why it is important to understand your cat's body language.

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While the gifts in “The Twelve Days of Christmas” may be a little strange by today’s standards, you can still celebrate by giving gifts in your community. Check out this unique spin on 12 ways you can show you care this holiday season.

Read on to learn more about Pure Dog Talk podcast from host Laura Reeves.

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Discover why these Trupanion office dogs and office cats wearing Christmas sweaters is the reason for the season.

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Image Credits: Pixabay Hunting dogs – they’re sleek, strong, and fast creatures that are the most beautiful specimens of the canine species. But they’re not for everyone. Especially not for families who’re living in small apartments. Here’s why: They’re very … Continue reading

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We asked our readers about their favorite dog breeds and we're happy to unveil some of your picks for the ideal family dog breeds.

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Traditional pet insurance is known for a number of things in the veterinary community: complicated plans, surprises in the fine print, general unreliability. It’s a reputation that doesn’t exactly glow. (Honestly, it barely sparks.) Needless to say, the room for improvement has been immense—and that’s where we come in. Outside of the traditional box, Trupanion […]

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Image Credits: Pixabay We have often heard that dogs have a well defined pack hierarchy and that the alpha rules the pack. If you have dogs at home, it is necessary for you to place yourself in the alpha position … Continue reading

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Read on to learn more about these special gifts for dog owners.

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Image Credits: Pixabay If you are an owner of a dog, you would definitely know the pain of coming back to a messed up home. When we leave our furry friends at home when we are out working or socializing, … Continue reading

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Learn how English bulldog Bella received outstanding care and treatment for numerous conditions over her life.

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Read on to learn more about homemade cat toys to give your furry family member.

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Image Credits: Pixabay In the past, dogs were raised for the sole purpose of guarding their masters. As a result, they were restricted to the outdoors. They usually had a kennel in the backyard. But, with changing times, dogs found … Continue reading

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Making a new, healthy habit that sticks can be pretty difficult. If you want to begin a habit that you can actually stick with, check out these useful tips.

Image Credit: Pixabay As a pet owner, it is your responsibility to make sure your pet leads a happy and healthy life. Once you get a cat home, the first thing you need to do is make sure they get … Continue reading

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Discover five pet podcasts you should listen to in 2019.

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Image Credits: Pixabay Each one of us has certain fragrances and aromas, which we find irresistible. But there are also stenches which we absolutely abhor. Similarly, cats, too, have certain smells that they like and those that they really hate. … Continue reading

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Read on to learn more about holiday hazards for pets that all pet owners should be mindful of this season.

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Image Credits: Pixabay Every cat is unique, much like an individual person. Just as the human population is living longer, so is the feline population. As a result, you can expect age-related concerns to emerge. A majority of cats start … Continue reading

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Read on to learn how four-year-old Pekingese dog Crumpet was able to get the specialty medical care they needed.

The post Learn how Trupanion Helped My Four-Year-Old Pekingese Dog Crumpet appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

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