Want to start your own business? Become a Trupanion Territory Partner!

Passionate, pet-loving visionaries, and entrepreneurs wanted!

If you're a pet-loving entrepreneur seeking your next adventure, then you've found a business opportunity that's right for you!

Trupanion, North America's fastest growing medical pet insurance provider, is seeking to grow their independent partner network as they continue to develop their footprint throughout the US.

Supported by Trupanion's Seattle-based head office team, you will own your business and be in charge of nurturing a market with immense opportunity.

Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of being your own boss. Position yourself for success with a company that has blazed a trail in the industry since 2000, spearheading the growth of medical insurance for pets in your region.

The business opportunity of a lifetime

Dog and cat owners across North America spent over $62 billion taking care of their pets last year. We are a nation of animal lovers looking to do right by our four-legged friends. We feed them good food, take care of any preventative health needs (think fleas, ticks, and dental), and increasingly understand the importance of preparing for the unexpected. As a result, pet health insurance is on the brink of major growth, and Trupanion is looking for the support of independent contractors to help spread the word.

Being a Territory Partner offers a fulfilling, rewarding entrepreneurial opportunity for individuals seeking to achieve unlimited income by helping people and their beloved pets in local communities throughout North America.

With 13% annual growth and a market penetration below 1%, this is the perfect opportunity to be a pioneering force in introducing medical pet insurance to your region.

As a Territory Partner, you will be an independent business owner who earns revenue from Trupanion while helping veterinarians and pet owners provide the highest quality medical care to their pets. This is truly an opportunity where you can make a difference as you become the vital link between veterinary hospitals and our company. Territory Partners build relationships and educate veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and office staff about the importance of insuring pets. We rely on our field force to demonstrate the direct benefit to a veterinary practice, but also to explain the impact on the lives of companion animals and the families they serve.

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Karen Belanger, Territory Partner with Trupanion, shares her story.

How to start your own business with Trupanion

Being a Trupanion Territory Partner isn't for everyone. It takes financial commitment, time, and hard work to build a business and keep it growing.

Key functions include:

  • Knowledge in the animal health industry and day-to-day operations of veterinary hospitals

  • Understanding the entire companion animal medical insurance industry, including the Trupanion product

  • Manage an aggressive sales cycle while spending time on the road, visiting clinics, and veterinary hospitals within your territory

  • Build a book of business and break open a new market/territory

  • Relationship management

  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills

The right candidate will have:

  • Strong entrepreneurial drive, including an attitude of persistence, patience, and comfort with sales

  • The drive to help others and make a difference

  • Ability to be a self-starter

  • Ability to take on a challenge and willing to accept risk

  • A commitment to the business and eager to expand their earning potential

  • Relationship building skills to build and maintain relationships with veterinary clinics, hospitals, and veterinary staff

  • A serious passion for pets and a strong belief in Trupanion's mission to help the pets we all love receive the best veterinary care

  • An eagerness to learn effective sales techniques

Preference will be given to those who are experienced in field sales, territory development, and building their own business.

Territories and markets currently available

Large Territory

  • Louisville, KY
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Columbia, SC
  • Dallas, TX
  • N. Houston, TX
  • S. Houston, TX

Partial Territory

  • Tucson, AZ

"We would have not been able to afford or support Boone the way we needed to without the help of Trupanion and our veterinarian... Our Boone Dog is home, getting better every day, and thriving because of Trupanion. Grateful doesn't even begin to describe how I feel about this company."
- Stacie H.
Condition: Spinal birth defect and spinal cord compression
Trupanion Paid: $18,284.72

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