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Are All Calico Cats Female?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | June 10, 2021

Fact or fiction: All calico cats are female?

4 Common French Bulldog Health Problems

By SPOT Pet Insurance | June 8, 2021

Frenchie lovers, keep an eye on these 4 common Bulldog health issues.

7 Tips for Care After Spaying Your Dog or Cat

By SPOT Pet Insurance | June 3, 2021

Tips to help you prepare for getting your pet spayed and keep them comfortable as they heal.

How to Foster a Pet

By SPOT Pet Insurance | June 1, 2021

Want to foster a pet? Amazing! Here’s how to get started and what to expect.

4 Simple DIY Pet Toys for Dogs and Cats

By SPOT Pet Insurance | May 27, 2021

Check out these fun DIY dog and cat toy ideas!

9 Signs of Overheating in Dogs

By SPOT Pet Insurance | May 25, 2021

Know these 9 signs of overheating in dogs. Plus, how to avoid overheating and how to cool pups off.

5 Common Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Health Problems

By SPOT Pet Insurance | May 20, 2021

Know the common Cavalier King Charles Spaniel health problems so that you can provide the best care for your pup.

What is the Cost of Vet School?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | May 18, 2021

Attending a four-year vet school is an investment. Take a look at average costs and cost management tips.

5 Tips for Pet Eye Care

By SPOT Pet Insurance | May 13, 2021

Symptoms, causes, and care tips for common pet eye issues.

6 Common Chihuahua Health Problems

By SPOT Pet Insurance | May 11, 2021

Chihuahua lovers: make sure you’re in the know on the health issues these little pups are prone to.

The 10 Most Pet-Friendly Airlines

By SPOT Pet Insurance | May 6, 2021

The most pet-friendly airlines for traveling in cabin and in cargo.

Lyme Disease in Dogs and Cats – How To Protect Your Pet

By SPOT Pet Insurance | May 4, 2021

Know the symptoms of Lyme Disease in pets and how to treat it.

Pet Grooming Tips: First Visit to the Groomer

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 29, 2021

Banish groomer anxiety. Set your dog or cat up for a successful grooming visit.

5 Creative Employee Benefit Ideas

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 27, 2021

Ideas for creative employee benefits inspired by SPOT’s pet-friendly workplace.

Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 22, 2021

How and why to microchip your pets.

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6 Common Sphynx Cat Health Problems

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 20, 2021

A guide to common health problems for current and future Sphynx Cat parents.

Two Great Danes outside

7 Common Health Problems in Great Danes

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 15, 2021

Great Danes can make great pets. But their size does leave them vulnerable to certain health issues.

Australian Shepherd Outside

Flea and Tick Prevention: Vet Q&A

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 13, 2021

We talk to a vet about flea and tick prevention and safety.

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5 Common Cancers in Dogs

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 8, 2021

The most common cancers dogs develop and the preventive measures you can take.

Siamese Cat looking at camera

Types of Siamese Cats

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 6, 2021

What you should know about Siamese cats: characteristics, temperament, and types.

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8 Silly Pet Moments that Turned into Pet Emergencies

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 1, 2021

Pets are lovable for their carefree nature, but sometimes carefree means expensive.

Close-Up of Orange Cat Laying on Floor

Is My Cat Sick? 5 Signs You Should Know

By SPOT Pet Insurance | March 30, 2021

Cats may instinctively mask an illness or injury, so it’s important to keep an eye out for subtle changes in your cat.

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Cesar Millan on Why Social Distancing Benefits Dogs

By SPOT Pet Insurance | March 25, 2021

You may be tired of social distancing, but Cesar Millan talks about why it has been a benefit for dogs.

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My Cat Ate Marijuana! Now What?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | March 25, 2021

If your cat accidentally ingests THC or marijuana, they can experience uncomfortable and even dangerous symptoms.

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Pets, the Pandemic, and Pet Insurance: Here’s What You Need to Know

By SPOT Pet Insurance | March 23, 2021

Pet Adoptions and Attachments Increase During the Pandemic Take a look outside your window. Are you seeing some unfamiliar canineLearn More

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5 Common Bernese Mountain Dog Health Problems

By SPOT Pet Insurance | March 23, 2021

What you need to know about Bernese Mountain dog health.

Sara Carson with Hero the Super Collie

Fun Tricks to Teach Your Dog with The Super Collies

By SPOT Pet Insurance | March 18, 2021

Learn 3 fun and simple tricks with dog trainer Sara Carson and her 4 Super Collies.

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Tips for Introducing a New Pet to Your Pet Family

By SPOT Pet Insurance | March 16, 2021

Tips for preparing your home for the addition of a second pet.

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Top 7 Dog Breeds for Seniors

By SPOT Pet Insurance | March 11, 2021

Top dog breeds for seniors based on size, energy, trainability, and nature.

Close-Up of German Shepherd in the Snow

6 Common German Shepherd Health Problems

By SPOT Pet Insurance | March 9, 2021

Here’s what to look out for to protect your German Shepherd’s health.