Giving Fish To Your Cat: Does It Sound Fishy?

Image credit: You may have seen your cat with their eyes fixed on a fish bowl or an aquarium, following the fish around. Or you may have been shocked by how fast your cat gobbles down his meal if it’s fish flavored. Yes, most cats love fish, which is surprising to many since it […]

Celebrate Pride with Trupanion – The Trupanion Blog

We here at Trupanion have come together to celebrate Pride this month. Pride is a month to celebrate love, acceptance, authenticity, individuality, and diversity in our personal and professional endeavors. We embrace the ideals of what Pride stands for and truly welcome this as a part of our family culture. Amy (Tru-Pride creator ) sat […]

How To Keep Your Pooch Happy When He Is Home Alone

Image Source: Most dog owners know that the most difficult part of their day is when they have to leave their precious fur kids alone at home. Leaving your dog alone at home can be worrying for both you and your dog. Dogs are not exactly very good when it comes to spending time […]

Austin Pets Alive! Steven Hyde’s Leg Surgery

June 27, 2018 • Steven Hyde’s Leg Surgery by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Steven Hyde is a brave little parvo survivor, who at only six-months-old is now in need of additional major medical care. Steven is currently suffering from leg issues that require a Femoral Head Ostectomy, which is a surgery to […]

Austin Pets Alive! Davy Crockett’s Ear Surgery

June 26, 2018 • Davy Crockett’s Ear Surgery by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Davy Crockett is a sweet, young boy who is suffering from chronic ear infections, which are causing him a lot of pain, discomfort and aural hematomas. After many consults and exhausting every other option to treat his ear infections, […]

Austin Pets Alive! Oscar’s Bilateral TPLO Surgery

June 26, 2018 • Oscar’s Bilateral TPLO Surgery by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Oscar is one of our senior residents, just over 7-years-old, who is currently in need of bilateral TPLO surgeries. Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) is a surgical procedure that will fix the cruciate ligament ruptures in both of Oscar’s […]

The Environmental Risks That Can Make Your Pet Sick

Image Source: Your pet’s health can be influenced by a number of factors. Like humans, pets are prone to a number of diseases and health conditions and it is important to be aware of what is good and bad for your pets. One of the most important things to keep your pets in good […]

Third Time’s a Charm for Dixie

We decided we were ready to have the responsibility of another puppy, and as we were looking through adoption websites, my daughter found our adorable little Dixie. She was a great energetic little girl. About 6 months later we noticed one of her rear legs had an odd angle to it. When we took her […]

Austin Pets Alive! Gordon Needs Urgent Surgery

June 22, 2018 • Gordon Needs Urgent Surgery by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Three-year-old Gordon just arrived at APA! with extensive fractures in his pelvis and legs. While we don’t know what caused Gordon’s injuries, we do know that surgery is critical and time sensitive. We need to get him scheduled with […]