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Trupanion's Blog is dedicated to help educate people with pet insurance and pet health information, but more importantly, to have fun!

Articles by Stacy

About Stacy@Trupanion

Social Media Manager
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: Macadamia nut ingestion

Cooper the 11-month-old mixed-breed dog recently followed his nose right into some macadamia nuts, which are unfortunately poisonous to dogs. Symptoms of macadamia nut ingestion include weakness, depression, vomiting, and tremors. If a dog has recently ingested macadamia nuts, treatment

Trupanion Reviews – Week of 8/22

I love @Trupanion I honestly don’t know what I’d do without it! Thank you Trupanion for all that you’ve done for all my furry babies, because of you all my babies get the care they need to stay healthy and happy! =] #trupanion#petinsurance #reliable

DOGust 1: Celebrating all pets’ birthdays

In honor of North Shore Animal League’s DOGust 1, the declared universal birthday for adopted pets whose birthdays are unknown, we wanted to celebrate ALL pets’ birthdays! For the first two weeks of August, we collected your birthday, puppy, kitten,

Trupanion Reviews – Week of 8/15

My vet office submitted my claim maybe 5 hours ago, a Saturday night, and I’ve already got a response! You guys are awesome. Covered more than I thought you would, too! -Jessica W. Thanks @Trupanion for covering my #HilarysBlend supplement!

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Dog ate prescription drugs

Yogi the 5-year-old Jack Russell Terrier recently had a nose for trouble when he got into some prescription medication which earned him an emergency trip to the vet. For households with pets that like to explore the world with their