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Dog Tips

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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.

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.

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.

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.

10 Simple Indoor Activities for Dogs to Burn Winter Energy

By SPOT Pet Insurance | February 16, 2021

Stuck indoors? Short on time? Here are some simple activities to keep your dog busy and entertained.

6 Common Golden Retriever Health Problems

By SPOT Pet Insurance | February 2, 2021

As purebreds, the beloved Golden Retriever is susceptible to a variety of health issues.

Best Practices for Dogs in the Workplace

By SPOT Pet Insurance | January 28, 2021

Best practices for successful canine coworker interactions!

Environmental Allergies in Dogs

By SPOT Pet Insurance | January 19, 2021

Dogs can suffer from environmental allergies, too. Learn how you can help a canine with sensitivities.

What Are Cataracts in Pets?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | January 12, 2021

Side effects, causes, and treatment for cataracts in pets.

Dog Adoption Checklist: What You Need to Know

By SPOT Pet Insurance | December 29, 2020

Everything you should consider, from selecting a dog to preparing your home.

12 Edible Holiday Gifts for Dogs and Cats

By SPOT Pet Insurance | December 8, 2020

Get your pet something sweet this holiday (literally?). Holiday gifts for dogs and cats…that they can eat!

The Cost of Dog Diabetes

By SPOT Pet Insurance | November 19, 2020

We’re breaking down the frequently asked questions about diabetes in dogs and the related costs.

Why Adopt a Shelter Dog?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | November 5, 2020

Considering getting a dog? 11 Reasons to adopt a shelter dog.

Working from Home with Your Dog?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | October 6, 2020

Working from home with a pet can be rewarding, but also distracting. Set boundaries to have the best WFH experience with your pet.

Close-up Dog on Bed

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.

Pomeranian being brushed

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.

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.

Close-up of a French Bulldog

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.

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.

Chihuahua with toy in dog bed

10 Simple Indoor Activities for Dogs to Burn Winter Energy

By SPOT Pet Insurance | February 16, 2021

Stuck indoors? Short on time? Here are some simple activities to keep your dog busy and entertained.

Golden Retriever on Sofa

6 Common Golden Retriever Health Problems

By SPOT Pet Insurance | February 2, 2021

As purebreds, the beloved Golden Retriever is susceptible to a variety of health issues.

Golden Retriever sitting at table at work

Best Practices for Dogs in the Workplace

By SPOT Pet Insurance | January 28, 2021

Best practices for successful canine coworker interactions!

Dog lying in the grass.

Environmental Allergies in Dogs

By SPOT Pet Insurance | January 19, 2021

Dogs can suffer from environmental allergies, too. Learn how you can help a canine with sensitivities.

What Are Cataracts in Pets?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | January 12, 2021

Side effects, causes, and treatment for cataracts in pets.

Dog adoption checklist

Dog Adoption Checklist: What You Need to Know

By SPOT Pet Insurance | December 29, 2020

Everything you should consider, from selecting a dog to preparing your home.

Chihuahua in Sweater Reaching for a Treat

12 Edible Holiday Gifts for Dogs and Cats

By SPOT Pet Insurance | December 8, 2020

Get your pet something sweet this holiday (literally?). Holiday gifts for dogs and cats…that they can eat!

Black pug laying on the ground

The Cost of Dog Diabetes

By SPOT Pet Insurance | November 19, 2020

We’re breaking down the frequently asked questions about diabetes in dogs and the related costs.

Young dog being pet

Why Adopt a Shelter Dog?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | November 5, 2020

Considering getting a dog? 11 Reasons to adopt a shelter dog.

The Golden Retriever Dog Works With The Owner.

Working from Home with Your Dog?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | October 6, 2020

Working from home with a pet can be rewarding, but also distracting. Set boundaries to have the best WFH experience with your pet.