Wildfires Breakout in the West: Resources to Protect Your Pet

It is wildfire season and wildfires have broken out in California, Oregon, and Washington. Below you will find current information on pet-friendly evacuation shelters and additional disaster resources during this emergency situation. Wildfires break out in California, Oregon, and Washington Yosemite Wildfire- California A large wildfire is quickly gaining momentum and has caused an evacuation […]

Surprising Facts About Obesity In Dogs

Image Source: Pixabay.com Having a pooch at home is one of the exciting things that can happen to you. But, it is also quite worrying at times. Like humans, canines are vulnerable to a number of diseases that can reduce their already short lifespan. Some of the most common conditions that can affect your dog’s […]

When To Decide To Put Down Your Pet

Image Source: Pixabay.com It is difficult to take the decision to end any life, let alone a companion who stood by you through thick and thin. You regard your pet as your family member and showered it all the love you give to your human near and dear ones. Sometimes, the love is even more. […]

The Danger of Pets in Hot Cars

During the summer season, we see temperatures elevate and spike into distressing figures. It can be an alarming time for pets during these hot months. Pets left in hot cars are seen too often, and the effects can be catastrophic. Here are some facts and prevention tips in regards to pets in hot cars. Hot […]

Common Misconceptions about Cats

Image source: Pixabay.com Cats are very interesting pets in that they are quite hard to read. They are rather mysterious and communication with cats can be very confusing. This is why it is very easy to form misconceptions about cats. Owners have a hard time figuring out whether their cats are happy or sad, healthy, […]

A Pain in the Neck for Pickle: Finding Relief in Insurance

I would like to thank Trupanion for paying 90% of Pickle’s surgery. I seriously would be working three jobs right now to pay off his medical bills if it wasn’t for them. To Trupanion team members: Thank you for listening. Thank you for providing awesome service. Thank you for being so caring. Thank you for […]

Austin Pets Alive! Diamond’s Cushing’s Disease Test

July 13, 2018 • Diamond’s Cushing’s Disease Test by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Diamond is a sweet little old lady who needs our help. This almost 14-year-old senior drinks a lot of water and consequently urinates a lot, which can be a symptom of an adrenal disease called Cushing’s disease. Luckily, Cushing’s […]