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Is Pet Insurance Worth It? 7 Common Myths

Disclosure and Disclaimer: This article has been adapted with permission from a post on the Figo Pet Insurance blog. I earn a commission when a customer purchases a Figo Pet Insurance plan by clicking through one of my links. I am not a veterinarian, and I do not work at any pet insurance company mentioned. If you have any questions about pet insurance, please contact the company you are considering.

Is pet insurance worth it? Are you considering pet insurance, but have a few doubts? We’re addressing seven of the most pervasive pet insurance myths and concerns.

9 Reasons You Should Invest In Figo Pet Insurance

DisclOSURE AND DISCLAIMER: This post, originally published in 2016, was sponsored by Figo. I also earn a small affiliate commission each time a new member signs up via my link. Please note that this post is based off of the specific plan that I purchased for Henry and that your plan or experience may vary — I encourage you to call Figo’s customer service department with specific policy questions. 

Why do I love Figo Pet Insurance? Let me count the ways! Here are nine reasons why I think Figo is the best pet insurance for today’s pet owners.

Dog Water Safety Tips For A Fun Summer

This post is sponsored by Wellness® and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™.  I am being compensated to help share information about the Wellness® CORE® RawRev™ raw food dog food but The Broke Dog only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Neither Wellness or PetSmart are responsible for the content of this article. I am not a veterinarian or dog trainer. 

Does your dog like to swim? Will you be spending time by the water? Don’t jump in until you’ve read our dog water safety tips!

Pet Hydration Month: Does Your Pet Drink Enough?

This post is brought to you by PetSafe® Brand, who provided us with a PetSafe Drinkwell® Sedona Pet Fountain

It’s the summer! That means romps at the beach, dips in the pool, and boating at the lake with your furry friend.  Summer is the perfect time to have fun on the water, but have you thought about how important water is to your dog’s health? July is Pet Hydration Month, and we’ve teamed up with PetSafe® Brand to help keep your pets happy and hydrated!

How to Fight Pet Stink With Odorklenz

This post is sponsored by OdorKlenz®, who compensated us, provided a giveaway prize, and provided product in exchange for an honest review. Opinions expressed in this post are solely my own, and do not represent those of OdorKlenz or any other individual or entity. 

Dealing with “dog stink”? OdorKlenz® has your back! Learn how we use this brand’s chemical-free products to banish the trickiest dog odor of all: anal gland leakage. Gross to read? Maybe a little —but you won’t regret it. Keep reading to learn how to fight pet stink with OdorKlenz!

Teach Your Dog to “Touch:” Trick or Treat Giveaway Hop 2016

The Trick or Treat Giveaway Hop is sponsored by Caru, Nature’s Logic, and The Honest Kitchen.

We’re so excited to be a part of this year’s Trick or Treat Giveaway Hop! Henry and I are joining up with fourteen other dog bloggers to bring you the chance to win almost $600 in prizes while teaching your dog fifteen new tricks. 

We’re going to teach you a “trick” that will help you keep your dog’s attention if there is something distracting afoot. Henry is reactive on walks, which can be a challenge in the city, and teaching him to touch my hand on command helps to center him and regain his focus if we run into another dog. Keeping reading for your chance to learn “TOUCH” and win a bunch of fun prizes!

How To Bring Your Dog on the Subway

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. This post is written based on my personal experience with Henry; I am not a trainer, veterinarian, or lawyer. Please consult a professional with questions.

Having a car in New York City is expensive, not to mention a pain in the tush. When forced to travel with their dogs, many New Yorkers choose to take the subway. There is a right way and a wrong way to do this, however, especially if your dog stresses easily. Keep reading to learn how to bring your dog on the subway while following the law and assuring it’s an easy trip for you, your dog, and your fellow passengers. 

How to Earn Free Amazon Products For You or Your Dog

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links that help support The Broke Dog. For more information, please see my Disclosure and Disclaimer page.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: ON OCTOBER 3, 2016, AMAZON CHANGED THEIR TERMS OF SERVICE TO BAN INCENTIVIZED REVIEWS OUTSIDE OF THOSE FACILITATED THROUGH THEIR VINE PROGRAM. MANY OF THESE SITES WILL CONTINUE TO OFFER DISCOUNTS, BUT A REVIEW IS NOT REQUIRED. READ MORE HERE.

Did you know that it is super easy to get discounted or free Amazon products in exchange for an honest review? There’s no catch — just lots of savings. I’ve purchased dozens of dog products and home products for incredible deals, and I’m going to teach you how! Keep reading to learn more!