Author: Oscar the Dog

National Take Your Pet to Work Day

Dear Mother: In case your memory has failed you, I wanted to remind you today is National Take Your Pet to Work Day. Started in 1999, this holiday helped promote pet adoptions too. But let’s go back to the first time I gazed into your soulful beautiful blue eyes. They say that dogs find their…

New Year in New York

My name is Oscar. I want to tell you a “tail” about the power of social media. It is a “pawsome” story about my “humom’s” great idea to create a twitter community for animals. My 3 best dog friends, LJ Doodle, Toby and Hiru and I became friends through twitter 2 years ago. We spend…

Off the Blimp and into the Dog House

My name is Oscar. I am a self-appointed spokesperson for dogs and animals of all kinds. This is an open letter to MetLife who may retire my pal Snoopy to his dog house. I asked myself why, when my beagle friend has been a part of the insurer’s brand since 1985 and may now be…

Oscar – A tail of Survival

My name is Oscar. I have cancer. Two weeks ago I was a happy puppy who loved to go to the park and play with my friends. On a routine exam, my veterinarian found what turned out to be a large tumor. I have written blogs in the past about taking care of your pet…

Social Media – It Ain’t No Dog

I am so eager to tell all my blog readers that I have learned that there are other places to make friends than just at the dog park! This year my mother’s direct marketing agency helped me setup my own Twitter account. When I was just a pup, I never thought I would be doing…

Doggone it! Have a Happy New Year!

My name is Oscar. I live in New York City with my pet parents. I am an only child. My mother owns a direct response agency specializing in Financial Services. Together, we decided that 2014 would be a year of education on the value of Pet Insurance and how important it is for me and…

Pet Insurance: the Doctor Will See You Now – Part 1

My name is Oscar. While Adrea is out of the office speaking at an #insurance convention, I am going to use this #blog to speak about a topic that is very important to me – #pet insurance.