COVID-19 and Pets: An update From Trupanion and the COVID Council
Trupanion, a leader in medical insurance for cats and dogs, will
host a webinar to provide an overview, and the latest information
on COVID-19 and its effects on pets. The live webinar will take
place Thursday, April 8 at 4:00 p.m. PST / 7:00 p.m. EST.
The webinar, “Cats, Dogs, and COVID-19, oh my!” will feature
updates from the COVID-19 Council on what is known to date, what is
changing, and what pet owners should keep an eye on moving forward
as it relates to pets and the pandemic.
At the start of the pandemic, Trupanion’s Chief Veterinary
Officer, Dr. Steve Weinrauch founded the COVID-19 Council for
Animal Health with the aim of advancing the good of global pet
health. Over the past year, in a series of webinars, the Council
has updated pet owners on new developments, provided guidance to
animal health professionals based on the latest news, and addressed
questions from the veterinary and shelter communities.
In addition to Dr. Weinrauch, the webinar will feature the
Deputy Director of CDC’s One Health Office, Dr. Colin Basler, along
with COVID Council members including Dr. Carrie Jurney, DVM DACVIM,
CCFP; Professor J. Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DipACVIM; and Professor
Michael Lappin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM).Attendees will have the
opportunity to pose questions to the panel. Pet owners, and those
interested in the topic, can access the webinar for free on
Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Trupanion/
WHO: Dr. Steve Weinrauch, BVMS, MRCVS, chief veterinary
officer, Trupanion, Founder, MightyVet, Colin Basler DRM, MPH,
DACVPM, deputy director, CDC’s One Health Office, Carrie Jurney,
DVM, DACVIM, CCFP, president of Not One More Vet, Professor J.
Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DipACVIM; and Professor Michael Lappin,
DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM).
WHAT: A free webinar with an update and advice from COVID
Council on what is known, what is changing, and what to look for as
it relates to COVID-19 and its effects on pets.
WHEN: Thursday, April 8, 4:00 p.m. PST / 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: The webinar will be streamed on Facebook Live at
Trupanion: https://www.facebook.com/Trupanion/For additional
information visit: https://fb.me/e/E8QT0irc
About Trupanion Trupanion is a leader in medical
insurance for cats and dogs throughout the United States and Canada
with over 600,000 pets enrolled. For over two decades, Trupanion
has given pet owners peace of mind so they can focus on their pet's
recovery, not financial stress. Trupanion is committed to providing
pet owners with the highest value in pet medical insurance with
unlimited payouts for the life of their pets. Trupanion is listed
on NASDAQ under the symbol "TRUP". The company was founded in 2000
and is headquartered in Seattle, WA. Trupanion policies are issued,
in the United States, by its wholly-owned insurance entity American
Pet Insurance Company and, in Canada, by Omega General Insurance
Company. For more information, please visit trupanion.com.