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Dog Tips

Every dog comes with its own quirks. Read below on how to care for your canine.

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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.

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.

Depressed Dog?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | May 18, 2020

We adore our dogs so when their behavior or mood is “off” or they seem unhappy, it’s devastating.

How Important are Annual Vaccines for Your Dog & Cat?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | May 13, 2020

People often wonder if vaccinations for their pets are actually necessary. The quick answer is yes, they most definitely are.

Emergency Room Vet Visits

By SPOT Pet Insurance | May 7, 2020

Frequently asked questions about pet emergency vet visits and what our insurance policy covers.

Is Fresh Dog Food Worth the Hype?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 28, 2020

There are pros and cons to fresh dog food and kibble. But this debate begins with the question: What do you think is best for your dog?

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Traveling With A Pet

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 21, 2020

Make sure you take the proper precautions to calm your furry companion before take-off. Here are tips to keep your pet calm during travel.

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5 Tips for Healthy Pet Paws

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 20, 2020

Maintaining proper paw care doesn’t have to be a challenge. Here are simple tricks to keep your pet’s paws healthy all year long!

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My Dog Ate an Edible! Now What?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 15, 2020

But what exactly happens when your dog accidentally eats an edible, and what’s the best way to handle it? Here’s what to do.

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Is Monthly Flea & Tick Medication Important?

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 14, 2020

Is putting your pet on a monthly flea & tick medication essential for your pet’s wellbeing? Well, let’s see what we are up against.

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Depressed Dog

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 7, 2020

But what exactly happens when your dog accidentally eats an edible, and what’s the best way to handle it? Here’s what to do.

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Let’s Get Mobile! Benefits of Using Mobile Pet Vets & Mobile Groomers

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 7, 2020

Now with the convenience of mobile pet vets & mobile groomers, our dogs and cats can be examined and treated with ease at the comfort of their home.

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The Best Weight Management Plan for Your Pet

By SPOT Pet Insurance | April 6, 2020

It’s important to keep track of your pet’s diet – whether they’re underweight or overweight. Find out which weight management plan is best for your pet.

Coronavirus and Your Pet

By SPOT Pet Insurance | March 5, 2020

Coronavirus and your Pet — Everything you need to know about what’s going on between pets and COVID-19. Find out how to keep your pet safe.

Bringing Home A New Pet

By SPOT Pet Insurance | December 13, 2019

Before you bring home your new family member, make sure that you prepare for what’s to come. From supplies to housebreaking, here’s a quick guide on welcoming a new furry companion to your family.

What to Know About Your Therapy Dog

By SPOT Pet Insurance | November 15, 2019

Quick tips on how to know the difference between therapy and service dogs.

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Leaving Dogs on Their Own

By SPOT Pet Insurance | September 10, 2019

You leave your house and come home to total destruction – courtesy of your loving dog.