A collection of pet articles about your furry friends

Take a look at these tips from State Farm® to provide insight on pet insurance and how to live better with your furry friend.

Keeping pets and your home safe

Safety Tips for Camping and Hiking With Your Dog

Whether you're taking your dog for a hike or a cross-country camping adventure, read these tips first.

How to Road Trip with Dogs or Cats

Traveling with a dog or cat? With careful planning, you can help your pet have a comfortable experience in the car.

Pet Hazards

If you take a look around your space, you will likely find household items dangerous for dogs & things toxic to cats. Help protect your pet with these tips.

Pet Winter Safety Tips

Learn about some pet winter safety tips to consider for your cat or dog during the colder months.

Pet Safe House Plants

Learn about pet safe house plants for your cat or dog including the poisonous house plants you should avoid.

What Kind of Leash/Collar/Harness is Right for My Dog?

If you have a dog in your life, you may be wondering what kind of leash/collar/harness is right for your furry friend. Learn more about the variety of options.

Summer Pet Safety

Warmer weather provides tons of opportunities for you to bond with your best friend. Keep these hot weather tips for pets in mind.

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Learn about separation anxiety in dogs and how you can help your furry family member.

How to Calm a Dog or Cat During a Storm

Thunderstorms can be a stressful time for your pets. Learn about ways to calm a dog or cat during a storm to help prepare your pet for the unexpected.

A Guide to Responsible Pet Adoption

If you're considering bringing home a new pet, you will want to consider these factors before adopting.

Pandemic Quarantine Survival Tips for all Dog Parents

During the coronavirus pandemic we're home more with our dogs. Our dogs enjoy our company but may need quiet time of their own. See our tips.

Pet Safety at Home and in the Car

A few changes around your house and while you're driving can give your pets the protection they need to stay well and happy for years to come.

Drive Safely with Pets in Cars

Learn how to drive safely with your pet or dog. No matter where you're headed, it's important to think about everyone who'll be traveling with you, especially children and pets.


National Animal Poison Prevention Week Tips

Poison Prevention Week isn’t just about humans. Protect dogs and cats at home with these simple tips for identifying and preventing toxic ingestion in pets.

Why Should You Consider Pet Medical Insurance

Pets are integral members of the family. So, insure them like family. Purchase dog or cat medical insurance to protect your pet against the unexpected!

How Pet Medical Insurance Can Help You Budget

No pet owner wants the stress of a sick pet or unanticipated bills. Pet medical insurance can help you budget for those moments.

Why Your Cat Needs Health Insurance

Cat health insurance allows you to take care of the health needs of your cat throughout its lifetime.

Why Your Dog Needs Health Insurance

Dog health insurance allows you to take care of the health needs of your dog throughout its lifetime.

Pet Insurance verses Human Health Insurance

You don't want to limit your pet's medical treatment because you've reached your financial cap. Discover the benefits of having pet health insurance.

Dog Health Issues by Breed & Common Cat Diseases

Your furry friends may be prone to certain medical conditions just based on their breed so check this out to get more info.

Other pet articles

State Farm sponsoring Canine Companions for Independence

For couple Robin and Tony Bird, fostering service dogs for Canine Companions for Independence is a way of life.

State Farm Supporting The Humane Society

When a disaster strikes, Joanne Bourbeau is ready to deploy her teams to help. She helps create a disaster plan that includes your pet.

Arson Dogs Help Sniff Out the Facts About Suspicious Fires

Arson dogs are trained to sniff out arson after a fire. Read how the State Farm Arson Dog program helps arson investigators.

When Your Dog Bites

Pet owners are responsible for their animals' actions, so know how to prevent dog bites.

It's Not the Breed, It's the Dog Bite

Each year, thousands of people are bitten. Talk to your insurance agent about what is covered under your policy.

COVID-19 Pet Preparedness

As a pet parent you can be prepared with your pet's care if COVID-19 should appear in your home.

Service Dog Jobs

Dogs are more than just man's best friend. Some dogs have specialized jobs in the workforce.

Budgeting for a Pet

Learn how to make a budget for your pet. Budgeting for typical pet care expenses can help you cover pet care costs without sacrificing your financial goals.

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