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Best Puppy Movies

By The Spot Pack | June 3, 2022

What’s almost as fun as playing with a puppy in real life? Watching a puppyLearn More

CBD for Pets

By The Spot Pack | February 19, 2022

Does CBD have benefits for our non-human besties? Here’s a look at using CBD treats for dogs and cats.

Dogs At Work And In The Workplace

By The Spot Pack | February 16, 2022

Best practices for successful canine coworker interactions!

What is the Annual Cost of Owning a Dog?

By The Spot Pack | February 9, 2022

Estimates for the lifetime cost of man’s best friend are between $17K – $90K+. Expenses that current & future dog parents should consider.

Tips for Working from Home with Your Dog

By Sinclaire Dickinson | January 26, 2022

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

How To Know If You’re Ready For A Second Pet

By Becca Glee Shepard | January 14, 2022

This blog includes data from a survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Spot Pet Insurance from NovemberLearn More

How to Help Animals this Holiday Season

By The Spot Pack | December 20, 2021

Help animals this holiday season: volunteer, foster, donate, share. SPOT Pet Insurance applauds all the active pet parents in the community.

Is Fresh Dog Food Worth The Hype?

By The Spot Pack | July 22, 2021

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?

3 Things To Do If Your Dog Is Scared Of Fireworks

By Laura Schreiber | June 29, 2021

Tips to help anxious dogs through the holidays.

How to Foster a Pet

By The Spot Pack | 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 The Spot Pack | May 27, 2021

Check out these fun DIY dog and cat toy ideas!

Cost Of Vet School: What Is The Cost?

By The Spot Pack | May 18, 2021

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

The 10 Most Pet-Friendly Airlines

By The Spot Pack | May 6, 2021

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

5 Creative Employee Benefit Ideas

By The Spot Pack | April 27, 2021

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

My Cat Ate Marijuana! Now What?

By The Spot Pack | March 25, 2021

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

Cat inside looking at dog outside

Tips for Introducing a New Pet to Your Pet Family

By The Spot Pack | March 16, 2021

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

White and Gold Corgi Close Up

Top 7 Dog Breeds for Seniors

By The Spot Pack | March 11, 2021

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

Dog Sitting on Path in the Woods

3 Simple Changes to be a More Environmentally Responsible Pet Parent

By Sinclaire Dickinson | February 23, 2021

3 Simple changes you can make to be a more environmentally responsible pet parent.

Chihuahua with toy in dog bed

10 Simple Indoor Activities for Dogs to Burn Winter Energy

By The Spot Pack | February 16, 2021

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

French Bulldog on bed with rose petals

5 Fantastic Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day for Pets

By The Spot Pack | February 11, 2021

All alone on Valentine’s Day? Not if you have a pet with you! 5 Ideas for celebrating your love of fur babies.

Golden Retriever and little girl

How to Cope with the Loss of a Pet

By The Spot Pack | February 4, 2021

It’s not a pleasant subject to talk about, but pets pass. Here are some thoughts for how to cope with a loss.

Pet polaroids on wall

Get to Know Your Customer Day

By The Spot Pack | January 21, 2021

We love our SPOT customers. Learn more about the SPOT family and what they’re saying.

List of Pet Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions: Pet Edition

By The Spot Pack | December 31, 2020

What kind of resolutions would our pets set for the new year? Our SPOT team pets set their goals.

Puppy French Bulldog in Christmas Hat

Gifts for New Pet Owners

By The Spot Pack | December 15, 2020

A gift guide for the pet lovers in your life. From practical to playful.

Havanese Dog Running in Grass

Spot Customer Story: Meeko the Havanese Puppy

By The Spot Pack | December 1, 2020

“I was super surprised how much puppies go to the vet. It’s a relief to have pet insurance.”

Golden Retriever and Christmas Lights

Planning Seasonal Travel? Tips for Pet Care While on Holiday

By The Spot Pack | November 10, 2020

A look at the many holiday pet care options available for you to help you get your furry friend the best care.

Service dog in vest outside

Service Dog Etiquette

By The Spot Pack | October 27, 2020

What you should know about the different types of certified service dogs and how to behave around them.

Vet with customer holding dog

Mobile Vets

By The Spot Pack | September 22, 2020

Mobile vets could be the answer for pet parents needing an alternative to in-person visits during social distancing. SPOT covers them.

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Puppy Or Dog?

By The Spot Pack | August 20, 2020

Bringing a new dog into your home is a big decision. Consider time, finances, and lifestyle when deciding whether to get a puppy or an older dog.

Puppy chasing ball in field

Puppy Games

By The Spot Pack | August 12, 2020

Certified pet behaviorist and consultant Sarah Hodgson shares her favorite puppy games to help create a fun learning environment for your dog.