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About Heather@FamilyAndFur

Manager, Public and Media Relations
Heather Kalinowski lives in the Seattle area with her husband, newborn son, and two rescued pups – an Italian Greyhound named Ava and a Spaniel mix named Jackson. She enjoys reading, writing, spending time with her family, and volunteering with Italian Greyhound Rescue. Google+

Tito’s Handmade Vodka wins Pet-Friendly Workplace Seal of Approval Contest

Today Trupanion announced Tito’s Handmade Vodka as the winner of its first annual Pet-Friendly Workplace Seal of Approval contest. Tito’s was selected from five finalists because of its commitment to creating a pet-friendly environment, including an outdoor play area, and its … Continue reading

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The Pupkin Plunge: Dunking for Charity

What could be better than having the opportunity to dunk your boss in a pool of water? Or maybe that co-worker that has been teasing you lately? On Friday, September 13, we hosted a charity event here at the Trupanion … Continue reading

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Prepare your pets for back-to-school

The back-to-school season signals a change in schedules and can be a time of big adjustment for families – especially the four-legged member of the family: the family dog.  One day the house is bustling with activity and the next … Continue reading

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Our Partnership with Veterinary Purchasing Group

Today we announced that we have partnered with North America’s fastest-growing group purchasing organization (GPO) to bring more awareness about all the benefits of pet insurance to Veterinary Purchasing Group’s (VPG) more than 250 member hospitals. “As we expand our … Continue reading

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Football Fans Extend Their Passion to Their Pets

To kick off the 2013-2014 football season, we scoured its database to find the most common football-related pet names. Turns out, the game of football provides a lot of options for pet names. While it’s not surprising that the more common … Continue reading

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Trupanion Honored as a Best Place to Work

On the evening of August 8, 2013, Trupanion was honored as one of Washington’s Best Workplaces at a fun event at Safeco Field (the baseball stadium normally occupied by the Seattle Mariners). Trupanion was one of 25 companies honored at … Continue reading

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Trupanion is the preferred pet insurance provider of Purchasing Services, Inc.

Trupanion has partnered with Purchasing Services Inc. (PSI), North America’s oldest and largest group purchasing organization (GPO) to bring more awareness of the benefits of pet insurance to PSI’s more than 2,000 member hospitals. “We are always looking to expand … Continue reading

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Best Practices in Workplace Pet Safety

Yesterday marked the second annual Pet Fire Safety Day, declared by The American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services. Trupanion celebrated by sharing best practices in workplace pet safety. According to the National Volunteer Fire Council, fires affect half a million … Continue reading

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Trupanion Fire Drill Includes Office Pets

Today is the second annual Pet Fire Safety Day, declared by The American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services. At Trupanion, we include our office pets in every aspect of our company culture – and this includes our fire evacuation plan. … Continue reading

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Trupanion launches shelter program with Tri County Humane Society

Trupanion, the leading provider of pet insurance in North America, today announced the launch of a shelter program that provides 30 days of coverage for shelter pets adopted from Tri County Humane Society in Boca Raton, Florida. The program offers … Continue reading

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