Health Insurance for Dogs in 2018


Knowing exactly what you need in an insurance plan for your dog can reduce insurance-claim letdown.

As we gathered information for this update, we immediately noticed an improvement in what the various insurance companies cover and don’t cover. We also noticed that there are many more companies offering pet insurance than there were three years ago; perhaps the competitive rates are due to the greater number of insurance-company choices.

We’ve listed the major players in pet health insurance, and the details of each plan, at the bottom of this article. But first, here are 15 things to pay attention to when deciding which of these plans might be best for you and your dogs.

If your dog becomes seriously ill or has an accident requiring surgery or other advanced treatment, having even lousy pet health insurance is better than having none at all. And having a good plan and knowing you can afford the co-payments can give you peace of mind at an otherwise terrible time.

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Best Natural Flea Remedies for your Fur Kids!


Calm that itch with some non-chemical treatments to get rid of fleas.

When it’s that itchy, scratchy season for pets when fleas rear their ugly, annoying microscopic heads. Of course there are lots of chemical treatments and collars that can wipe out the annoying pests. But if those chemicals aren’t safe for you or your children to touch, do you really want them on your furry friends? Here are some more natural flea remedies to try instead.

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Meet our Adoptable Dog of the week, Jane!

Maltese/min pin
Female, 4 years, 10 pounds

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How to Keep your Dogs Safe: Martingale Collar

Auntie Em’s uses a martingale on EVERY single dog we care for. We will also use them along with a harness as a safety precaution. If you or someone you know is not familiar with martingale collar, we highly recommend you try one. This is a great alternative to using a collar that can slip off, and it is cruel free. [Read more…]

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New Year, New Puppy! Puppy tips for your new family member.

Are you planning to add a furry member to your family in 2017?  You’re not alone. Although the downsides are often touted, a well thought out addition is fine. The reality is that many families choose this time of year in order to use to begin house training and bonding with their new family member. Today I’d like to offer a few tips from the Whole Dog Journal, along with my own enhancements to their ideas, sure to aid in helping you raise a fear-free pup. [Read more…]