Trupanions coverage of Mobility Devices

Trupanions coverage of Mobility Devices
Trupanion offers coverage for orthotics, prosthetics, and carts under core coverage. These assistive devices help disabled pets live a happy, normal life. Pet owners are always looking for ways to provide the best quality of care and quality of life for their pets. When a crisis strikes, resulting in a disabled pet, mobility devices are ...

Clues to Detecting Pain and the Aging process of your animals 1

Clues to Detecting Pain and the Aging process of your animals
To protect themselves from predators, animals naturally hide their pain. Your dog may be suffering even though she isn’t showing obvious signs. Observing your dog’s behavior is vital to managing his or her pain. To help you understand your dogs body language: Abnormal chewing habits– If your dog is showing abnormal chewing habits, such as ...

Car Safety Pet Tips

Car Safety Pet Tips
With the Summer getting close, it will soon be road trip season and more vacationers are choosing to include their pets in the adventure. While we have all heard how crucial it is for us to buckle up, we may not always realize the importance of car safety for our animal companions. Whether you’re going ...

Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays
Wellness Wednesdays brings us to Dawson Creek Veterinary Clinic, in Dawson Creek BC. Dr. Mike Ross and his team of doctors, Dr. Christa Harder, Dr. Gudrun Gunther, Dr. Matt Allan, and Dr. Amanda Breuer would like to take this time to recognize one of their own doctors. Dr. Zoe Ross, at the Dawson Creek Veterinary Clinic, has ...

Hero Dogs

Hero Dogs
Welcome once again to Trooper Tuesdays! Today is an up, down and up again day.  Up, because we have a fantastic story about a hero dog who saved a boys life. Down, because the dog hurt himself, and up again because he ended up in one of our carts for dogs! See what I mean ...

Hero Dog!

Hero Dog!
Hero Animals and an adorable little girl, whose dog saved her life. How can you expect me NOT to cry? Geez!   A missing 3-year-old girl who spent a night in freezing cold temperatures, survived because her dog kept her warm. The child, named Julia, was found 3- 4 miles from her home with her ...

Top 10 Pet Insurance Tips

Top 10 Pet Insurance Tips
Interested in choosing a pet health coverage plan, but feeling the effects of information-overload? Employ these tips as convenient checkpoints along your journey. 1. Learn about the prevailing characteristics of your pet’s breed. In doing so, you will become educated on their most common health issues – an important awareness to possess as you seek out ...

Senior Dogs

Senior Dogs
  Curious to see when you puppy is no longer a puppy, and is in fact considered a senior?  The old classic “one human year equals seven dog years” is an easy way to calculate and relate to your dog’s age, but isn’t the most accurate. Large breed dogs (i.e. Great Danes) are considered a senior ...

Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays
Today’s Wellness Wednesdays (which we hope you’re enjoying!) takes us to 1850 Alberni Highway in Port Alberni, BC, to the Alberni Veterinary Clinic.  The staff, Dr. Angela Damant, Dr. Junko Sakai, Marc, Tamara, Jaimee, Ross & Kerri would like to let you know that they believe that pets come first and they are here to help you keep your furry family ...

Without Pet Insurance, what would happen if your pet got really sick?

Without Pet Insurance, what would happen if your pet got really sick?
What would really happen if your pet got sick? We can talk until we’re blue in the face about why having pet health insurance is a smart move, but the truth is, you can always rationalize our reasoning away. Think about the alternatives and see why they don’t really hold up under scrutiny. “If my ...