APPA Reports Americans Are Spending $72 Billion on Pets

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) released annual industry-wide spending figures March 22 exceeding last year’s spending by more than $3 billion. Pet care spending in 2018 reached a record-breaking high of $72.56 billion compared to $69.51 billion in 2017, an increase of over 4 percent. APPA’s annual industry figures cover pet spending in the […]

Five Common Cat Health Problems for Adopted Cats

Adopting a cat and welcoming them into your family is such a fun and exciting experience. From the moment you bring them home, your world is forever changed. Certainly, a lifestyle with a cat brings so many new experiences. Although, some of these encounters might include health issues your newly adopted cat. Naturally, becoming a […]

Global Pet Expo 2019 New Products Showcase Winners Announced

Innovation ruled once again at Global Pet Expo 2019. The American Pet Products Association (APPA) and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) announced the New Products Showcase winners from this year’s Global Pet Expo, held March 20-22, 2019 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida for Best in Show, Second and Third Place […]

Life-long Treatment for Calvin – The Trupanion Blog

Calvin became part of our family towards the end of 2015 and on December 17th, 2015 Dr. Kaiser convinced us at our first appointment that getting pet insurance is the way to go. After the exam, Dr. Kaiser gave us a 30-day trial certificate which allowed us to enroll in Trupanion Insurance right away. This […]

Things You Do That Your Dog Probably Hates

Image Credits: Pixabay You could be doing things to your dog which is annoying it without realizing the consequence of your actions. Dogs tolerate human behavior as they are generally easygoing and tolerant. There are some activities you do that your dog secretly hates. Some are quite obvious as it struggles when you […]

Use your Veterinary Background to Help Pets

If you work in the veterinary field and are looking to make a career change, look no further. Trupanion jobs are available. And to the point, you can use your veterinary experience and medical knowledge to help dogs and cats every day. If this sounds like a dream job, consider joining our expanding claims department […]

Surprising Facts About Cats

Image Credis: Pixabay Cats are all around us, and they have conquered the Internet. These felines, however, are mysterious creatures. Your kitty is an impossible mix of conspiratorial, cuddly, needy, and aloof. Cats even confuse their owners. One good example is their longevity: the oldest documented living cat is now pushing a grand […]

Labrador Retriever Tops The AKC Popularity Charts For 28th Year

 The Labrador Retriever once again breaks records. The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced at a press conference Wednesday March 20 at the AKC Museum of the Dog that the loveable Lab remains the number one most popular breed in the United States. Additionally, AKC registration continues to expand for the sixth consecutive year. While the […]

Pets and Happiness: Four Ways Pets Express Joy

Scrubs plays at Trupanion HQ. Pets and happiness go hand in hand. And if you are reading this blog, you can probably find a smiling dog or a purring cat within reach, and there is no doubt it brings a smile to your face. Here at Trupanion HQ, with more than 300 pets gracing us […]