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Articles by Kathryn

About Kathryn@

Kathryn works at Trupanion alongside her little sidekick, a rescued Papillion mix named Modie. She loves all animals big and small but is a dog enthusiast at heart. By the third grade, she had memorized every dog breed and their characteristics and dreamed of being an agility dog trainer or the next Steve Irwin. When not at Trupanion, Kathryn spends her time playing soccer, baking cookies, and exploring the Pacific Northwest with her little sidekick.

Doing What Needs to be Done, No Matter the Cost

“I want to give my sincere thanks for all Trupanion does for our dogs. Most recently, Maddison was diagnosed with a form of nasal dermatitis. As with other smaller claims we have had, I am truly amazed with the easy

The Top TV Show Pet Names

Some pet owners pick people names, like Max or Lucy, while others choose names that reflect our favorite things, like foods, animals, and pop culture icons. Picking a name for your new pet is both exciting and intimidating. Some new pet

A Tremendous Sense of Relief

“Imagine taking your decade-long friend outside to take her for a walk and after a few moments she flops to the ground, unable to sit or stand.  That is what happened when I took Dasha outside on that fateful morning.

6 Questions to Ask Your Breeder

If you’re looking to bring home a puppy or kitten from a dog breeder or cat breeder, you’ll want to do your research to be sure you adopt from a reputable breeder. We asked the cat and dog breeders in our

How Did You Celebrate Veterinarian Appreciation Day?

They speak for those who can’t speak—in English at least—and try their best to give our pets the long, happy lives they deserve. That’s why we created Veterinarian Appreciation Day™, a holiday to celebrate and say thanks to the veterinarians