Should You Vaccinate Your Dog?

Vaccinate or titer? You’ll want to read this when it’s time for your dog to have a booster shot. It can be complicated, or not! Whether to vaccinate or titer is the option facing dog and cat owners annually. A few decades ago the decision was a no-brainer; simply update the protection with an annual […]

Dog Writers Association of America Contest Closes September 7

There’s still time to enter the Annual Dog Writers Association of America Contest. Journalists and authors can compete for a total of $15,950 in special awards. The Dog Writers Association of America announced the opening of the annual writing contest July 9, 2018. Journalists, authors, bloggers, photographers, illustrators and editors can compete in a variety of […]

Best Dogs For Athletes

Image Source: If you are an athlete, then you would have heard conflicting advice on which breed of dog is best suitable for your active lifestyle. The dog concerned must be able to tackle endurance sports like cycling, running, and long distance walking. The dog must also be like you-fit both mentally and physically. […]

Top 10 Apps you need right now for your Pet

We all want the very best for our pets. This includes having the most recent tech, trends, and toys for our best friend. Nowadays, there is an app for everything and everyone, including your favorite mate.  Check out our Top 10 apps picks for your furry companion below. Top 10 apps you must have for […]

Shave your cat

Image Source: It is an excellent idea to shave your cat if you do not already do so. There are excellent reasons for this. Long haired and even medium haired cats need substantial grooming to prevent their hairs from being tangled. When you shave your cat, you save on substantial fees demanded […]

Saving Aspen – The Trupanion Blog

From the moment we set eyes on the sweet, extra-wrinkly puppy we called Aspen she had our hearts in her paws. She’s an avid runner and hiker, closet couch potato, and the best rainy-day cuddle buddy. The perfect fit for our family! There is a lot of misinformation about pet insurance out there, so when […]

Choosing a dog for people with no time on their hands

Image Source : Good dogs like Border Collies, Golden Retrievers, and Labradors are unsuitable for working individuals. This is as they need human companionship. It is important to choose a breed of dog which would not mind being alone for extended time periods. Many make the mistake of buying sociable dogs which […]

Austin Pets Alive! Jupiter’s TPLO Surgery

August 2, 2018 • Jupiter’s TPLO Surgery by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Jupiter is a sweet and happy dog who is currently in need of TPLO surgery. Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) is a surgical procedure that will fix the cruciate ligament ruptures in Jupiter’s leg. With this surgery, Jupiter will be […]

Austin Pets Alive! Cornelius’ Luxating Patella

August 2, 2018 • Cornelius’ Luxating Patella by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Cornelius is a 1-year-old lab mix who would love nothing more than to be able to run and play pain-free! Right now he has a luxating patella in his right knee, which means his kneecap pops out of place and […]