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.

The Next Benji

Walden Media is teaming up with writer, director and producer Brandon Camp to recreate the movie “Benji”. Also joining the team is Mark Forbes, a well-known animal trainer who has worked on blockbuster movies such as “We Bought a Zoo” … Continue reading

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Cat Insurance for the Egyptian Mau

Are you thinking about bringing a new family member home? Well an Egyptian Mau might be the right companion for you. These cats are known for their intelligence, loyalty, and striking appearance. It is not exactly known where this type … Continue reading

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Hug Your Cat Day

Today is Hug Your Cat Day! Taking a day to acknowledge your feline friend with a hug is what Hug Your Cat Day is all about. It has been proven that hugs from your pets can decrease stress, lower blood … Continue reading

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Do Americans Put Too Much Emphasis on Their Furry Friends?

Recently an article published on Sit News in Ketchikan, Alaska claimed humans are putting too much priority on their pets. The author said we are wasting money on things such as dog psychics, gourmet pet foods, personal trainers and weight-loss … Continue reading

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Cat Insurance for Bengal Cats

Bengal cats may be one of the most interesting cat breeds to look at with their leopard like markings and long legs. They are beautiful creatures and growing in popularity. They originated in Japan in the 1900s and are a … Continue reading

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Dog Bite Prevention Week

Dog Bite Prevention Week is May 20-26 and is designed to bring awareness to the 5 million dog bites that happen per year across the nation. The most common of these victims are children between the ages of 5 and … Continue reading

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Chris Brown Breeding and Selling Pit Bull Puppies

It has been reported that popular pop star Chris Brown has been breeding American Pit Bull Terrier puppies and selling them on a website called CB Breeds. Brown has the puppies listed for 1,000 dollars each and the site guarantees … Continue reading

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Addison’s Disease and Your Dog or Cat – Trupanion

Addison’s disease is located above the kidneys in the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands affect the endocrine system and when the adrenal glands fail to produce enough hormones it prohibits the body from functioning properly. The adrenal glands emit glucocorticoids … Continue reading

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Cat Insurance for Persian Cats

Persian Cats are one of the most popular breeds in the US for many reasons. Whether it is their beautiful coat or sweet nature people are giving these cats a home. Bringing a new family member home can be very … Continue reading

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My Experience as a First Time Pet Owner

Growing up my best friend’s mom had a Yorkshire terrier that went by the name of Bug. Bug was a loyal, loveable, and overall great companion to their family. When I was making the decision of what type of breed … Continue reading

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