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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.

Holistic Medicine for Your Pet

Today, pet owners have access to an unprecedented level of veterinary care through a wide variety of medical approaches and resources. Pete, a 9-year-old basenji-corgi mix, was diagnosed with Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia and, despite his low chance of survival,

Four Simple Steps to File a Pet Insurance Claim with Trupanion

Filing a claim with Trupanion is easy as pie. These four simple steps help you file your claim quickly so you can focus your energy on taking care of your pet. You’ll receive an email when our claims team receives

Help! I Think My Dog Has an Ear Infection

If you’ve had a dog, chances are they’ve had an ear infection at least once in their life. An ear infection — or otitis — is the second most frequently claimed condition for dogs that Trupanion receives. This condition affects

Your Dog’s Health Risks Revealed With This Test

Here at Trupanion, we always like to be prepared for the unexpected. When it comes to dog health-related issues, it’s hard to know what to expect — especially if you have one of those “guess that breed” mixes. Now there

An Unexpected Infection

“I had two cats. My male cat passed away on May 31, 2014, at the age of 7 due to diabetes. I could not afford to go on with the ever-growing bill and his further emergency treatments and had to