Pet health tops human wellness, say half of dog owners

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Owners care more about the wellbeing of their companion animals than they do about their own. Pet health has become an astoundingly important issue in the lives of dog owners. In fact, a recent study showed that many dog owners care more about their animal’s wellness than their own. Half of dog owners specifically placed their canine’s health at a higher priority than their own health. The study findings showed that over half of dog owners placed pet health above their own personal health. Moreover, 62 percent of these pet…

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Pet insurance company, Trupanion, is gearing up for an IPO

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The provider has now filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an offering of up to $75 million. Trupanion Inc., the large American pet insurance company, has recently announced that it is planning an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange, and has now made its filing. This insurance company will be listed on the exchange under the “TRUP” symbol. The intention of the pet insurance provider is to raise up to $75 million for its IPO. That said, that figure is not set in…

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Pet insurance companies warn about holiday hazards

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Many holiday treats and decorations are highly toxic to dogs, cats, and other animals. At this festive time of year when sweet treats are shared and holiday decorations are hung throughout the house, pet insurance companies are cautioning animal owners to take care and avoid exposing their beloved animals to poisons and other dangers that these items can present. Even seemingly harmless cookies or Christmas tree ornaments could create a life or death scenario. For example, pet insurance companies are cautioning owners that many dogs love the smell of chocolate…

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