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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: Ibuprofen Ingestion

It seems as though Lily the 11-month-old yellow Labrador Retriever is holding onto puppyhood because she recently got into some medication. When a pet swallows ibuprofen, the results can be dangerous. Symptoms may include vomiting, diarrhea, and lethargy. The poor … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 2/28

@Trupanion you guys are awesome! Chompy agrees! pic.twitter.com/sMeLBhYud6¬†-@BillyNubz Thank you for providing great coverage and giving me peace of mind -Heidi W. I just wanted to say “THANK YOU” for being so great in handling Bowser’s insurance claim! He is … Continue reading

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Infographic: How Pets Help Seniors Stay Happy and Healthy

Pets provide love and affection to people of all ages. While we’ve discussed the benefits of having pets for children, there are also many benefits for seniors as well. Bay Alarm Medical has put together this infographic with statistics describing … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Dog Ate Gorilla Glue

Nitro 1-year-old Shiba Inu recently made a trip to the vet because he swallowed some Gorilla Glue. Our veterinarian friend, Dr. Jason Nicholas featured the topic of Gorilla Glue and its dangers to pets on his blog a few months … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 2/21

This is my 1yr old boy, Eames! Thanks to Trupanion Pet Insurance, we were able to afford the surgery that saved his life this past September and he thanks you for it! He is currently happy, healthy and handsome, and … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Seizures

Lola the 2-year-old English Bulldog is featured in this week’s pet insurance claim of the week for her recent incident with seizures. Seizures are characterized by an abnormal burst of electrical activity in the brain. If your dog has a … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 2/14

We love¬†Trupanion! I couldn’t believe how wonderful they were when Bea needed surgery in a hurry. I submitted the paperwork on a Friday night at 5pm and had a personal call by 8pm with approval. It was so wonderful being … Continue reading

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11 Pets Showing Love this Valentine’s Day

Love is always in the air when you have a pet! For most of us, Valentine’s Day is just like any other when it comes to loving and snuggling with our pets. Pets are reliable and they are always there … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Dog Swallowed a Sock

Otto von Otters the 3-year-old Doberman Pinscher made an emergency vet visit due to swallowing a sock in this week’s featured pet insurance claim story. It isn’t uncommon for us to see claims for swallowed socks, underwear, toys, and other … Continue reading

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This Week in Testimonials – 2/7

Just wanted to let you guys know since Harley’s surgery,diagnosis and new med/meal plan he has been feeling great. Thanks for covering our claims. It helped get him on the right path to health. -Carla C. This was Schroeder who … Continue reading

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