Pet Insurance Deductibles 101

Before you purchase a pet insurance policy, make sure you understand exactly how the deductible works to help you make an informed decision about the right plan for your pet.

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What is a pet insurance deductible and how can it help you – and your pet – in times of need? Learn how deductibles work and key questions to ask when making a decision about your pet insurance policy.

Cat Licking: What Does it Mean?

There are many reasons why your cat might be licking you, from trust and grooming to stress or health concerns. Sarah J. Wooten, DVM, explains why it’s important to be aware of the signs indicating that your cat could need some help.

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There are many reasons why your cat might be licking you, from trust and grooming to stress or health concerns. Sarah J. Wooten, DVM, explains why it’s important to be aware of the signs indicating that your cat could need some help.

Soothe Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety in These 8 Ways

Dogs love being around their pet parents 24/7. But in a post-pandemic world, owners and pets alike will be adjusting to a new “normal” – which could bring on separation anxiety for your dog. Here’s what to look for and how to help.

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Dogs love being around their pet parents 24/7. But in a post-pandemic world, owners and pets alike will be adjusting to a new “normal” – which could bring on separation anxiety for your dog. Here’s what to look for and how to help.

How to Stop a Dog from Jumping: Everything You Need to Know

By Lavanya Sunkara

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A dog jumping with joy is cute when they’re a puppy, but as they grow up, persistent jumping can become a problem. This behaviour, which is all too common among canines, poses safety concerns for both dogs and humans and needs to be addressed immediately. Pouncing dogs can be especially dangerous to small children, the elderly, and any unsuspecting individuals.  

Are Essential Oils Safe for Dogs and Cats?

By Maranda Elswick, DVM

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Once limited to specialty shops and natural food stores, essential oils can be found just about everywhere these days. The popularity of these natural plant-derived oils has skyrocketed in recent years, thanks largely to their pleasing scents and the benefits attributed to them. Not only do essential oils make our homes smell delightful, proponents claim the soothing scents can potentially improve our health and help us feel more centered, too.

Pet Microchips 101

By Karen Vitale

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When it comes to ensuring the health, safety, and quick return of your beloved pet should they ever go missing, the experts agree: Microchips are a no-brainer.