Seattle upsets Denver in Super Bowl quarterback pet name face-off

Trupanion analyzed their database of insured pets to determine which quarterback will lead his team to victory.

With two high-performing squads in this year’s Super Bowl, it’s coming down to a battle of the quarterbacks. Trupanion, a data-driven company offering medical insurance for cats and dogs, analyzed their database of insured pets to determine which quarterback will lead his team to victory. Seattle’s beloved, Russell Wilson came out on top with over 77% of the name share. Don’t mess with the boys in green and blue.

Data on pet names related to the contending quarterbacks, Russell Wilson and Peyton Manning, determined pets’ loyalties lie with Seattle. See complete results below:


  • 183 pets named Russell
  • 246 pets named Wilson
  • 1 pet named Russell Wilson


  • 119 pets named Peyton
  • 5 pets named Manning
  • 0 pets named Peyton Manning

 In this furry battle, among all of the pets named after the QBs, the name Wilson alone holds almost half of the name share with over 44%. One die-hard fan took on his whole name – proving that even our four-legged friends favor Seattle.

Inspired by the furry fandom, Trupanion is asking pet owners to submit pictures of their pets in game day attire today through Sunday, February 2. Photos can be submitted to GameDayPets(at)trupanion(dot)com or posted to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtag #GameDayPets. Photos will be shared on Trupanion’s pet-friendly website and social channels. The winner of the best-dressed pet fan face-off is wide open so check out Trupanion’s Facebook page and “like to win” – the battle is on!

About Trupanion
Founded in 2000, Trupanion (NYSE: TRUP) offers medical insurance for cats and dogs in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico through its affiliated entities. With over 218,000 total enrolled pets as of 12/31/2014, Trupanion is one of the largest pet medical insurance companies in North America with the mission to help the pets we all love receive the best veterinary care. The Trupanion pet medical insurance plan is simple, fair and comprehensive that pays 90% of the actual veterinary costs for illness and injury claims with no payout limits per incident, per year, or over the lifetime of the pet and with few exclusions. Trupanion policies are underwritten by the American Pet Insurance Company in the U.S. and the Omega General Insurance Company in Canada. For more information please visit