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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.

Five reasons why you need dog insurance

The most important reason you need pet insurance for your dog is because anything can happen, literally. The concept of pet insurance is fairly straightforward—you pay a monthly premium in order to be covered for unexpected, costly veterinary expenses. Pet

The Results You’ve All Been Waiting For

After an outpouring of public support for each organization and over 22,000 votes over the past two months, we have tallied the final count and are proud to announce the finalists of the TruGiving Member Donation Program. Congratulations to each

Support Through Two Surgeries

“Having two torn ligaments within one year, it was great to have Trupanion on our side. They covered Champ’s surgeries, food, and medication needed during the recovery period, which cost over $5,000.00. Not only did they provide coverage, they also

Rescue Cat Receives Pampering and Special Care

“Shortly after picking up Brenda from the local animal shelter, I signed up with Trupanion. My previous cat had extremely high medical bills and no insurance, so signing up for pet medical insurance seemed like a sensible thing to do.

Six Water Safety Tips Every Dog Owner Should Know

Today is International Water Safety Day, just in time for the warm weather and time spent poolside or on the water with your pups. Swimming can be a great way for your pet to exercise and cool down in the