Considering Pet Insurance: Turning in Our First Claim

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As our readers know, last week our Tiki was sick with a still-undiagnosed fever. She was at the vet’s office for three days, coming home at night with an IV catheter in her arm (and a cone to keep her from removing the catheter!) She had urine tests, X-rays, tick titers, and more. I’m really, […]

Trupanion Offers Tips for Air Travel with Pets

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With holiday travel right around the corner, we wanted to pass along these tips from Trupanion for air travel with dogs and cats. (Along with these tips, we’d recommend booking a non-stop flight whenever possible to make the trip easier on both you and your dog and to minimize chances for your dog to get […]

Veterinary Spending Increases Nearly 10% Since Last Year

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Here’s some interesting news we just ran across: Trupanion pet insurance has announced that veterinary spending has increased 9.78 percent since last year. The pet insurance company analyzed third-quarter data from 2009 and 2010 for all dog breeds. According to the American Pet Products Association, veterinary care is the second highest spending category behind food, […]

Trupanion Announces No Dollar Limit on Policies

Here’s some very interesting news we just ran across via a press release: Trupanion™ Pet Insurance has announced a “No Dollar Limit” provision for their policy. The release notes that all pet insurance companies, other than Trupanion™, offer policies with various limits on what will be paid in benefits per incident, year, or lifetime. According […]

Facebook Friday: Oct. 23, 2009

It’s time for Facebook Friday already! We’ve selected some of the newest favorites of DogTipper’s Facebook page–each a fan page specially selected to appeal to dog lovers! AndASmallDog Planning a trip with your dog? Don’t miss this fan page for AndASmallDog.com and travel specialist Leila Coe (who has traveled with her dog everywhere!) Look for […]