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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.

The Most Popular Dog Breeds Over Time

It may be no surprise that we are living in the age of the Labrador Retriever. These popular pups have topped the most popular breed list for nearly two decades. But what about the other breeds? And what about hybrids

Happy, Silly, Sassy Lab

“We adopted Marley a little over a year ago and at the time she was a happy, silly, sometimes sassy Chocolate Lab who always had a smile on her face.  Aware that we were dealing with the unknown, we thought

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.