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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.

Fostering a Pet, is it Right for You?

Fostering a pet can be one of the most rewarding experiences but it’s not necessarily for everyone. It is an emotional experience and one that could ultimately change your life. Taking in a shelter pet is extremely good for their

Finalists in the Hero Dog Awards

Finalists in the 2012 “American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards” were selected after more than two million votes. There are 8 dogs chosen and each one is put into specialized categories including: Law Enforcement and Arson Dogs, Service Dogs, Therapy

Celebrities Promoting Pet Causes

Celebrities often use their publicity to bring awareness for certain issues including pet causes. Celebrities have a way of making an issue come to life like no other person can. Once a celebrity starts caring about something, everyone else does

Tru Interview: Kristina with Winston

Next in our Tru Interview series I’d like to introduce you to Kristina, who shares her life with one lucky cat named Sofie. What is your background? How are you involved with pets? I have been involved with pets throughout

Are We Substituting Human Interaction with Animal Interaction?

Recently an article published on Care2 by Sarah Cooke claimed we are filling our emotional needs with pets instead of people. The author said we are not appreciating animals for what they really are. Cooke maintains that having an animal