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The Prudent Pet Blog

Promoting the best possible care for pets everywhere and championing a simple approach to pet insurance. Read pet news pet parents can use. Explore pet care, living with pets, pet stories, pet facts and trending pet news. The Prudent Pet blog is created by pet parents for pet parents!

Dogs and Storms

April showers bring May flowers, so it’s no surprise to anyone that springtime means storms. So why is this a problem? Thunderstorms! If you’re a dog owner, you’re going to want to be prepared for spring thunderstorms. If your dog reacts poorly to loud...

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Dogs and Allergies

Itchy skin, watery eyes, excessive sneezing – most people are very familiar with the common symptoms of allergies. It’s common knowledge that people are susceptible to reactions, but believe it or not, dogs also suffer from allergies. Like humans, canine...

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How to Remove Fleas and Ticks

A pet parent’s worst nightmare is finding a dreaded little parasite that’s taken residency on their pup. But no need to worry — you can remove and prevent flea and ticks on your dogs at home. Most pet owners don’t know much about fleas and ticks, except...

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National Chip Your Pet Month

Did you know May is National Chip Your Pet Month? And no, we’re not talking about potato chips. This month is devoted to educating responsible pet parents on the importance of microchipping. So what is a microchip for pets? Some people hear the word...

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Traveling with Dogs

When planning a trip, there is already so much that goes into the preparation. If you add a dog to the mix, more logistics and prep are required. Traveling with your furry companion may sound fun, however, it may be difficult at times navigating the...

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My Pet Ate Weed: What Now?

Marijuana legalization has been sweeping across the United States since the mid-1990s. Currently, ten states have legalized recreational marijuana and a whopping 33 states have legalized medical marijuana. Marijuana usages range from leisure activity all...

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Rescue and Shelter Animals

We love our pets more than anything. We care for them, feed them, and provide for them. They depend on us and show us unconditional love in return. Unfortunately, not all animals have it so lucky. It’s estimated that 6.5 million dogs (3.3 m) and...

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National Pet Day 2019

It seems like there is a holiday for everything. The array of different ‘national holidays’ seems to dilute the really important days, like National Pet Day! Celebrating your pets is a necessity. They love you unconditionally, are extremely loyal, and most...

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Mental Disorders in Dogs

The stigma surrounding mental health is starting to wane as the topic is more acceptable to discuss and treatments have become more accessible. This is no surprise, being that 1 in 5 adults in the United States is affected by mental health conditions. But humans...

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Top 10 Cat Movies

The Prudent Pet team is obviously made up of dedicated pet lovers, but we’re also a group of movie buffs too! Needless to say, when our passions collide and our furry friends appear on the silver screen, we get very excited. We already paid homage to our...

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