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Dog Breed Guide

Whether you currently have a dog as part of your family, or simply want to find out more about specific dog breeds, this is the place for you. Learn about the personalities, characteristics, and health concerns of different breeds.

Select Your Breed


Our Dog Breed Guide contains information on most dog breeds. See which dog breed is most affectionate, easiest to train, or easiest to groom. Want to know if the Yorkshire Terrier is good with children, or how friendly a Labrador Retriever is toward strangers? The answers are within our Dog Breed Guide!

Learn more about pet health concerns specific to your dogs breed and how a dog insurance plan will benefit you. Dog health insurance allows your pet to receive the best possible veterinary care without worrying about costs. Protect your pet with a pet health insurance plan that covers your dog and protects yourself from the unexpected costs of veterinary treatment.

Trupanion Provides Peace of Mind

  1. One Simple Plan

    To get comprehensive coverage without complexity.

  2. 90% Coverage

    To ease your financial commitment in a time of worry.

  3. No Payout Limits

    To get your pet the best care, whatever the cost.

  4. Vet Direct Pay

    So you don't wait for reimbursement checks.