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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.

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Pet Insurance Employee Benefit

By The Spot Pack | August 5, 2020

SPOT sees your hard work. Our Employer Benefits program lets businesses partner with us so their employees can get a discount on plans.

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Pet Spas

By The Spot Pack | June 16, 2020

Does your pup need a spa day? It’s no question that as a society, we’re dog-obsessed, but did you know there are actual spas and spa services just dogs?

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Traveling With A Pet

By The Spot Pack | 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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Depressed Dog

By The Spot Pack | April 7, 2020

It’s heartbreaking not to know how to help your depressed dog. Here are tips to lift their spirits and help them cope with dog depression.

Leash & Collar

How to Pick The Right Leash & Collar for Your Dog

By The Spot Pack | January 21, 2020

There are so many different types of leashes and collars; options can be overwhelming. So, which leash and collar are the best for your dog? Find out!

Pet New Year's Resolutions

Pet New Year’s Resolutions

By The Spot Pack | December 20, 2019

Health and happiness of our pets should be among our top priorities for the New Year ahead. Start with 8 New Year’s resolutions for you and your pet!

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Bringing Home A New Pet

By The Spot Pack | 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.

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Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips And More

By The Spot Pack | November 25, 2019

Feel comfortable introducing your pet to family and friends this holiday season with these 5 tips.

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How to Keep Pets Warm In Winter Weather

By The Spot Pack | November 21, 2019

Prepare the entire family for ‘Ol Man Winter, so your pet doesn’t wind up with a dry skin condition.

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Therapy Dog: All You Need To Know

By The Spot Pack | November 15, 2019

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

DIY Dog & Cat Treats

DIY Pet Treats

By The Spot Pack | September 10, 2019

Healthy dog treats and homemade cat treats aren’t expensive to make – and your furry friends will be grateful for the love that goes into making these.