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Christine Barger

Manager, Appeals

How long have you worked at Trupanion?
Since January 2013

What’s your role at the company?
I started as a Claims Specialis, now I am the Manager of Appeals Specialists.

Do you have any pets? If so, what kind and what are their names?
Yes, Cats – Sphynx ( Romeo and Bijoux) DMH ( Ricochet)
Dogs – Yorkshire Terrier – Dizzy (Disturbia) and St. Poodle – Xander

Do you bring your pets to work?
Dizzy and Romeo come and Chet (Ricochet) when he is done with his vaccines. He is only 16 weeks old.

Do you have a favorite story you want to share about your pet(s)?
Romeo loves whip cream. When Romeo was a kitten we went to a Cat show in British Colombia. I have a picture of him in the Jacuzzi bath tub eating a plate of whip cream. To this day it still makes me smile.

My favorite thing to do is:
Take Romeo to Pike Place Market.

If I could go anywhere in the world it would be:
Europe – To visit friends in England and France and explore Ireland.

What I like about working at Trupanion:
The people and the desire to truly help the customers and their pets. The ability to use my knowledge and experience to help animals and their people even though I am not working in a Veterinary Clinic anymore.

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