Articles by Amber

About Amber@Trupanion

Communication Intern
Amber is a full time student at the University of Washington and she is studying Media and Communications. She is a senior at the UW and is very excited to be getting valuable interning experience at Trupanion. Amber is the proud owner of two Yorkshire Terriers, Lola and Willy. Amber and her two dogs like to do activities outdoors such as hiking, going to the park or simply relaxing in the sun.

How to Make Seasonal Changes Easier on Your Dog

Fall is right around the corner and many families are getting ready to make schedule changes due to school and other activities associated with this time of year. For most of the summer dogs enjoy having the kids home from … Continue reading

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Pet Ownership in Decline

According to a new survey conducted by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), pet ownership has experienced a slight decline over the past five years. The survey shows a 2.4 decrease from 2006 to 2011. The source book produced by … Continue reading

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Nutritious Treats Your Furry Companion will Love

Recently an article published on the Huffington Post by Dr. Karen Becker, named off some delicious treats your pet will love. Providing our pets with good quality food is essential to their health and if you can make something healthy … Continue reading

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Furry Companions May Help Autistic Children Socially

Recently an article published on My Health News Daily by staff, reported findings from a new French Study. Although the study was small, researchers discovered that children with autism, who got a pet after age 5, demonstrated improvements in their … Continue reading

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Tru Interview: Christina with Benny and Jack

Next in our Tru Interview series I’d like to introduce you to Christina, who shares her life with Benny and Jack. What is your background? How are you involved with pets? I have had pets my whole life. My first … Continue reading

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The Furry Companion in the Annie Musical has Been Chosen

Remember the 1977 musical Annie about the little orphan girl and her adventures in finding a family to take her in? Well, the musical is coming back to life and the search for Annie’s companion in this film has completed. … Continue reading

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Rescuing Coco

  Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) rescued a German Shepherd named “Coco” on July 18, 2012. The owners reported their dog had become trapped in some rocks and was unable to escape. The SCRAPS Animal Protection Officers Nicole … Continue reading

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Pet Health Secrets: What Our Pets Don’t Tell Us

Recently an article published on Vetstreet by Dr. Patty Khuly, explained the top 10 pet health concerns that your pets won’t tell you. Often times you will notice when something is bothering your pet and you will jump to the … Continue reading

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Cat Insurance for the Russian Blue

If you’ve never had experience with a Russian Blue cat and you are contemplating getting one you might want to know some tips to keeping them healthy and happy. These cats originated in northern Russia and are also known as … Continue reading

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Bringing Fido to Lunch

Being a pet owner comes with many benefits but we also make many sacrifices. With the pooch at home you cannot simply disappear for a long weekend in the Bahamas without spending a lump sum on a pet sitter. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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