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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.

An Alien Invasion

“Trupanion has been a financial life saver for us. It was recommended by Dr. Sinko at North County Animal Hospital. When Mimsy was just a puppy, a little boy was visiting us and he accidentally dropped his toy alien. We

6 Tips For a Pet-Friendly Firework Celebrations

Whether you’re celebrating Canada Day or Independence Day, fireworks can be hazardous and scary to our furry companions. While some pets may enjoy the commotion of these holidays, the backyard barbecues and plentiful fireworks can be stressful and hazardous for many.

How to Keep Your Golden Retriever Healthy in Every Stage of Life

So you just brought home a wiggly little Golden Retriever puppy who’s tumbling across your yard and snuggling by your side. Now what? It’s important to feed your Golden a well-balanced diet, give them regular exercise, and stay on top

Frank’s New Start at Life

“Frank, an 8.5-year-old Great Dane, was rescued by myself and Dr. Julie Dudak with quite the medical history. He had previously recovered from canine parvo, heartworm disease, and a prostatic abscess but had been healthy for several years. He was

Beloved Boxers and their Terrible Troubles

“I have had my lovely boxer girls Utah, for 9 years, and Teya, for 2.5 years. They have been our family members from their first moment at home. Boxers are very energetic— I would say hyper-energetic dogs— and my dogs