How Turmeric Improves Your Dog’s Health

Image Source: Turmeric is a wonder-supplement that is hiding in your spice rack. The turmeric herb is a member of the ginger family, and it is most commonly known for its deep orange color. Turmeric is native to Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian countries, and it has been a staple in cooking […]

The Quick Dish: High-Quality Medical Insurance for Your Pet

Pets are family, and they deserve the best care without breaking the bank.  Learn more below about how Trupanion provides high-quality medical insurance for your pet and what that means for their long-term health. What to expect: high-quality medical Insurance for your pet Prepare your budget: medical Insurance for your pet When you prep your […]

Two Cats Battle Major Medical Emergencies Together

Eight years ago I had 2 cats– one had kidney failure and the other one had cancer. In a year, we spent $8,000 out of our pockets to cover the costs of their treatment. It wasn’t until after they had passed, that I learned about pet insurance. When we got new kitties, I signed up […]

Steps you can take to protect your dog from being stolen

Image Source: Losing your dog is one of the hardest things to experience in life. Your priceless companion getting kidnapped can be so stressful and heartbreaking. A lot of dogs are stolen with an ulterior motive. Purebred dogs are usually sold to pet stores, puppy mills, or breeders, where they get a […]

Trupanion Holiday Season: Pets and the Spirit of Giving

Holiday cheer is in the air, and a Trupanion holiday season wouldn’t be complete without some adorable wagging tails. Our furry friends truly embody everything the season has to offer and we are lucky to have a companion for life. We love having our cats and dogs as a part of our family and appreciate […]

Austin Pets Alive! Miller Needs A GI PCR Panel

December 6, 2018 • Miller Needs A GI PCR Panel by Sara Defibaugh • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins This hunk of love is our dapper senior Miller. While Miller is certainly a happy-go-lucky fellow, his chronic gastrointestinal issues have left him living a life of discomfort. The APA! Clinic team needs to run a GI […]

5 signs you need to change your pet’s food

Image Source: Just like human beings, pets need a change in their food and diet. You can’t expect them to eat the same pet food their entire lives. Your pet’s dietary needs can and will change over time due to factors like their age, their overall health, and their activity level. Here […]

How to tell if your cat is down with fever

Image Source: A cat can’t tell you when he/she is down with fever. You have to figure out when they are feeling under weather. Cats are as prone to fever as their human parents. However, a touch of their forehead is not going to reveal if they’re running a temperature. You have […]

Everything you need to know about UTI in cats

Image Source: Cat parents may be surprised to know that many health conditions that we suffer can be experienced by cats too. Anxiety disorders, hip dysplasia, UTIs – you name it. What makes this worse is that pets cannot vocalize their pain. It is important to monitor their behavior for signs that they may […]