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Articles by Kathryn

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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.

Getting Active with Your Dog – Part 2

Man’s best friend – but what about man’s best workout partner? We all know our dogs love exercise. They’re the first to line up at the door when they hear the ‘W’ word, but what about the ‘R’ word (RUN).

Getting Active with Your Dog – Part 1

Nearly 9 in 10 pet owners see their pets as members of the family, but how many think of them as exercise partners? 54% of dog owners state that owning a dog keeps them active and dog owners are also

A Basset with Nine Lives

Bertie strongly denies the rumors. Despite what they say, he is not a cat dressed up in a (very elegant) Basset Hound suit. He does lay claim to the canine equivalent of a cat’s nine lives, but he will not

A Different Perspective: Why the Veterinary Community Should Open Up to Medical Insurance for Cats and Dogs

George Bailey and his wife, Sonnya Dennis, DVM, DABVP, have co-owned and managed AHAA accredited Stratham-Newfields Veterinary Hospital in Newfields, New Hampshire since 1996. The boutique veterinary hospital serves cat and dog owners across the region. “With no boarding, grooming,

Rescuing Big Fluffy Bo

“Bo, my 90+ pound rescue dog, had been pulled, not a moment too soon, from a high-kill shelter in Alabama by Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.  BFDR is a not for profit dog rescue that specializes in the rescue of giant