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PetFirst Pet Insurance In the News

As the fastest-growing pet insurance company in North America, we're improving and expanding every day. Take a look at some of our newsworthy accomplishments and learn more about PetFirst from some of the nation's leading newspapers, magazines, journals, blogs, and websites.

Keep Your Dog Safe, Healthy, and Happy With These 6 Pet Care Essentials


From puppyhood to old age, your dog deserves the absolute best care you can provide. Here are a few of the essentials that you should be practicing.

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Before You Buy: Questions to Ask About Pet Insurance Plans for Dogs


As far as healthcare for pets goes, the pet insurance industry is a relatively new one in the United States. In fact, the first pet insurance policy in the U.S. was offered in 1982 to Lassie...

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A Short History of Pet Insurance Around the World


To get a better understanding of why pet insurance exists, here's a brief look into its long history.

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Puppy Health Insurance is a Great Idea, and Here are 5 Reasons Why


Due to the importance of their health, you should consider puppy health insurance for five very important reasons.

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New Partnership: PetFirst Pet Insurance and Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League


PetFirst Pet Insurance is pleased to announce a new partnership with Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League.

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These Five Tips Are Crucial to Caring for Senior Dogs


If your pooch is getting up there in years, here are five tips to help you give them the best care possible.

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The Pros and Cons of Purchasing Insurance for Your Pet


If you're on the fence about pet insurance, here are some pros and cons.

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Don't Worry, Pet Insurance Is NOTHING Like Human Health Insurance


There's one simple reason so few pet owners have pet insurance plans: they simply don't know how pet insurance works!

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Four Reasons You Need to Consider Investing in Cat Insurance


You may think that cat insurance costs too much to be worth it, but these four reasons may just convince you otherwise.

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Why Your Pet Needs Health Insurance


As far as human wellness goes, one of the best things a person can do for both their physical and emotional health is to get a pet. Whether it's a dog or a cat, animals provide companionship, comfort

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Pet Owners: Heartworm Season is Here. Here's How You Can Protect Your Pet


It doesn't matter where you live. Your dog or cat is susceptible to heartworms. Last month was Heartworm Awareness Month, and as summer sets into full swing, it's important for the 46.3 million dog-ow

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Foods Your Dogs Can't Eat


Dogs are America's favorite creature. Approximately 37-47% of all households in the United States have a dog, accounting for 46.3 million families having a four-legged best friend with a wet nose. It

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Common Health Conditions Faced By Senior Dogs


With over 46 million dog-owning households across the country, pet owners see their furry companions exhibit signs of aging every day. As your dog enters its golden years, it's important to try and ch

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Seasonal Allergies: Not Just for Humans


Every year millions of Americans suffer from seasonal allergies caused by excessive pollen, flowering plants, or even high mold counts and sudden weather changes. When people think of seasonal...

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Honoring the Working Dog: Top Breeds


This Labor Day, as we honor the American laborer and workers in various industries, it’s important that we not forget about the other hard workers happily contributing to our society - the working...

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Protecting Farm Dogs and Your Investment


Dogs can be a critical part of a farm's workforce and daily operations. They provide protection and assistance with livestock movement, as well as much-needed companionship.

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What To Budget For When Adopting A Cat


Animal shelters often have an influx of kittens in late Spring and early Summer and many advertise for new pet parents during this time. If you are considering adopting a cat...

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Five Dog Breeds Most Likely To Have Foreign Body Ingestions


For dog owners, it can be an all too familiar situation— you come home to find your loveable, rambunctious furry friend has again chewed up your belongings while you were away.

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Pet Cancer Awareness Month - What Pet Owners Need To Know


Learn the signs, symptoms and treatment options for cancer in pets

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Prevention Tips For Keeping Your Dog From Getting Canine Influenza


Learn how to protect your pet from the flu.

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PetFirst Partners With Sam's Club To Provide Pet Insurance To Members


One-year pet insurance gift cards now exclusively available to Sam's Club members.

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Keep Your Dog Active During Cold Winter Months


PetFirst offers suggestions for indoor activities to keep your dog active

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5 New Year's Resolutions That Include The Family Pet


PetFirst helps you include your family pet in some healthy resolutions for 2015

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PetFirst Sheds Light On Canine Degenerative Myelopathy


Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for this rare but incurable condition.

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PetFirst Accepts BBB Louisville Area Torch Award


The Better Business Bureau Recognizes PetFirst with Award for Marketplace Ethics

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Michael Walling Named CFO for PetFirst


Finance and Accounting areas focused on supporting the growth of the organization.

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Have Questions About Your Pet? Ask The Vet on Twitter


PetFirst to host Ask The Vet on Twitter Sept. 24.

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PetFirst Pet Insurance Now Offered Though Safeway’s Priority® Total Pet Care Brand


Pet health insurance for dogs and cats available for Safeway customers.

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Cost of Pet Care Continues to Rise, Pet Parents Using Pet Insurance for Reimbursement


PetFirst shares top claims for costly vet bills.

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City of Jeffersonville partners with PetFirst to provide more than $1,000 in prizes

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PetFirst Celebrates 10 Years Of Providing Pet Insurance


PetFirst Reaches A Decade Of Providing Insurance Coverage For Pets Across the Nation

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