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Articles by Stacy

About Stacy@Trupanion

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Stacy Kowalchuk is a dog mom to her rescued Whippet-mix, Ellie. During the week, you can find Stacy surfing (the internet, that is) and managing Trupanion's presence in the social media world. In her free time, Stacy likes to bake, especially cupcakes! To balance her culinary affinity, she also likes to stay active, especially with activities that include her dog such as hiking and going to dog parks.

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: These pets ate chocolate

‘Tis the season for time spent with family, gifts, and chocolate! Scrolling through pet insurance claims from the past week, I came across many for chocolate ingestion. Chocolate contains theorbomine and caffeine which are dangerous to both dogs and cats. These

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Stressed Kitty and Renal Failure

Casey the 8-year-old domestic cat experienced a bit of distress when his household welcomed a new puppy. His owner noticed that Casey refused to eat for two days and decided to bring him into the vet. It was then that

Trupanion Reviews – Week of 12/19

We adopt senior beagles and our pets are insured by Trupanion. Fortunately our current two haven’t needed the help of Trupanion … but [our late Molly died] due to two unexpected surgeries. In each instance our veterinarian obtained a pre-approval

Trupanion Reviews – Week of 12/12

Thank you so much for your coverage Joey’s emergency dental fees!!!!!! He is now back to his happy self helping me take care of the new baby. Like here where he is informing me she is in his food…..again!!! ‪#‎thankyoupaws‬

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: dog ate pieces of Kong toy

Quinn is a 4-year-old Australian Shepherd with an apparent penchant for chewing. His recent unplanned vet visit was due to an incident of chewing and swallowing bits of his Kong toy. The Aussie made an emergency visit to his vet