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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.

Sophie’s Cart

“In April 2015, we noticed our German Shepherd, Sophie, was starting to limp a little and seemed like she was sore after going up and down stairs and to the park. When we took her to the veterinarian, they initially

Cherishing a Best Friend

“This past April, I received terrible news when my Blue Point Siamese, Cole, was diagnosed with nasal respiratory carcinoma. This is an aggressive type of cancer with no cure – the only treatment is radiation. Without treatment, Cole’s future would have been

Treating Cancer in Pets

No pet owner ever wants to hear that their pet has cancer. As scary as it can be, there are now many options available to pet owners looking to give their pets the best care. Despite increasing cases of cancer in

The truth about feral cats and how to keep your cat safe

Feral cats have been the focus of a controversial debate for at least the last decade. Already this year they’ve found themselves the focus of the federal court, while bird and cat advocates in New York battle over their shared

Relief in Insurance

“I would like to thank Trupanion for paying 90% of Pickle’s surgery. I seriously would be working three jobs right now to pay off his medical bills if it wasn’t for them. To Trupanion team members: Thank you for listening.