Why Pet Health Insurance Matters to Your Newly Adopted Pet and You

What is pet insurance? Most pet owners plan for vaccines, annual checkups, and spay/neuter costs, but those aren’t the only veterinary expenses you may face throughout your pet’s life. Pet health insurance can give you financial coverage for any unexpected veterinary bills if your pet has a cough, develops a limp, or isn’t feeling well. […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know Pet Insurance Covers

Thank you to guest blogger, Kathryn Mailler, a member of the team at Trupanion, medical insurance for cats and dogs, for providing this information. All pets adopted through getyourpet.com receive 30 days of pet insurance from Trupanion.  With varying companies, policies, and plans, there are plenty of misconceptions about pet health insurance. You may think […]

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A Shelter Just Isn’t A Home

PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH GET YOUR PET Hi, I’m Gary Childs, Volunteer Team Lead of Project P.E.T.  – the positive reinforcement-based canine training program at ACCT Philly. I’m pictured here with my two rescue dogs, LaLa and Cookie Monster, both ACCT alumni. I’ve been volunteering at the shelter for the past ten years and I’ve worked […]

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Keeping Pets Out of Animal Shelters Saves Lives

Lori Schluth, DVM, explains why we must keep pets out of shelters. AS A VETERINARIAN who has worked at a large city shelter, I have unfortunately seen and treated numerous diseases that are preventable by keeping dogs and cats out of the shelter in the first place. Stress sickens cats For cats, the number one medical problem in the […]

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