Monthly Archives: November 2012

In the Office: Celebrating Fig’s Birthday

One of our office dogs, Fig the Pug, celebrates her 6th birthday today! At Trupanion, pet birthdays are just as special as human birthdays and today we celebrated with cake, party favors, and singing the ‘Happy Birthday’ song to Fig. … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Gastroenteritis

Every week when I comb through claim reports looking for one to feature, it’s not uncommon to scroll past various forms of gastrointestinal issues among dogs and cats. Our pets sometimes have sensitive stomachs and may vomit or experience diarrhea … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 11/23

Thank you Trupanion for processing my claim so quickly. My dog Riley spent 4 days in the hospital and I had quite a big bill. I will tell anyone looking for pet insurance to take a policy with you. -Deb … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving to Shelter Pets

Over the past several weeks, Trupanion has been doing an in-office pet food drive to benefit the Seattle Humane Society. During this time of year, many people bond together to help feed homeless people and those in need, but sometimes … Continue reading

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Thankful Pets: Honorable Mentions

In honor of Thanksgiving in the US and for the overall love and respect for our pets, we decided to celebrate by making this giveaway’s theme about why we are thankful for our pets. Here are snippets from some of … Continue reading

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I Wish – A Poem by Cassidy Freeman

I received the sweetest email the other day. One of our policyholders has a 9-year-old granddaughter named Cassidy who adores his dog, Rocky. She took it upon herself to write a poem dedicated to Rocky, and I had to share it with … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Foods: OK to feed to pets?

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, there is certain to be begging and puppy-dog eyes from our four-legged friends who pick up on the delicious smells of cooking food wafting through the kitchen. Whether you’re a pet owner who likes … Continue reading

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Darin Nelson Joins Trupanion as Senior Vice President

SEATTLE, WA /November 20, 2012 — Trupanion, North America’s second-largest and fastest-growing pet insurance provider, today announced the recent hire of Darin Nelson as Senior Vice President. Nelson brings over 25 years of leadership experience to Trupanion. Nelson has spent … Continue reading

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Study: Nose Cells Help Paralyzed Dogs Walk Again

In an interesting article recently posted on ABC News, it has been found that certain dog nose cells can be used to help a paralyzed dog walk again! Jasper the 10-year-old Dachshund gets around with a cart that supports his … Continue reading

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Study: Classical Music Relaxes Dogs

Got an anxious dog? A new study suggests classical music may be a good way to de-stress dogs, according to a recent article on CBS News. The study in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior, led by Lori Kogan of Colorado State University … Continue reading

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