The Business of Healing Pets: Leadership, Part Four

The Business of Healing Pets, Trupanion’s blog series written by Stith Keiser of Blue Heron Consulting, takes a deep dive into the business side of animal medicine. Look for a new installment each month featuring topics such as business best practices, effective leadership, strategic hiring, and more. In a series on leadership, you may be […]

Star Continues to Shine – The Trupanion Blog

“In June 2015 my Star turned 6 years old! The realization of her being with me today is truly due to the amazing team of doctors and staff at Bridgewater Veterinary Hospital (BVH) in Bridgewater, New Jersey, and Trupanion! Shortly after enrolling Star with Trupanion she became very ill, and in the past six years, […]

How pumpkins can help your cat

Image Source: Cats love human food since they live among us. Most human food, however, is toxic to felines. Human edibles may cause gastrointestinal irritation. They could be toxic too. Pumpkin is the exception. This food brings immense health benefits to cats and humans both. Raw pumpkin without any extras is an excellent fiber […]

Remembering Kendra: two more years with her best friend

My dog, Kendra, was very healthy, in fact, she had been a blood donation dog for a local emergency hospital for 5 years. She has saved many lives. The day Trupanion paid for itself came quickly after signing up. We found arthritis in her knee and her premium costs equaled approximately what her arthritis pain […]

Why, when, and how to select a gift for cats

Image Source: When you choose a gift for your cat, you choose a gift for yourself. Most of us buy goodies for cats during the holiday season. The reason is simple: the extended holiday season is the perfect time to purchase gifts without the constant subconscious pressure of busting the monthly budget. […]

Why does your dog’s tongue stick out?

Image Source: A dog’s tongue is an incredible organ. They are used not only to drink and eat but also to cool down the body. The last is done through panting. A few dogs have the strange habit of extending their tongue out of their mouth. Although this may appear as an […]

Austin Pets Alive! Louis Needs FHO Surgery

September 20, 2018 • Louis Needs FHO Surgery by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Louis is a sweet two-year-old dog who was brought to APA! after being hit by a car. He’s now recovering in a loving foster home where he’s maintained his happy demeanor, despite all that he’s been through. In order […]

Austin Pets Alive! Chance’s FHO Surgery

September 20, 2018 • Chance’s FHO Surgery by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Chance is a darling six-month-old puppy who wants nothing more than to play, wrestle and frolic like all other puppies his age. However, he came to APA! with some hip injuries and now Chance needs a Femoral Head Ostectomy in order to fix […]

New AAHA Board of Directors Takes Helm During Connexity Conference

With the successful close of the inaugural Connexity conference, the American Animal Hospital Association welcomed three new officers and one new director to the AAHA Board of Directors. The new officers and new director on the 2018-2019 AAHA Board of Directors include: Darren Taul, DVM, is AAHA’s 2018–2019 president. After graduating from Auburn in 1996, […]

10 Fall Fashion Trends that Your Furry Companion will Love

The fall season is just around the corner, which means the extravaganza of various fashion weeks around the globe are in full swing. Don’t miss out on all of the glitz and glam – take this opportunity to revamp your furry companion’s wardrobe with the hottest fall fashion trends. Whether your pet is playing at […]