Pet Insurance News
The New York City Department of Education is partnering with PetFirst to provide pet health insurance as an additional benefit for its employees.
PetFirst, the fastest growing pet insurer in North America, announces the top five claims for 2013. These claims are among the more than 58,700 claims filed in 2013 of which $5.6 million was reimbursed to pet parents. Read more about these pet claims.
Katie Grant, CEO of PetFirst, is featured in Northwood University’s 2014 CEO Resolutions for the New Year publication. Read her comments in the book and hear how she is challenging her leadership team to reach their goals in 2014.
PetFirst awards the Humane Society of Missouri the grand prize in a contest to educate pet adopters on the benefits of pet health insurance. More than $500 in gift cards were awarded to six different shelters across the US with the Humane Society of Missouri receiving $250 as the grand prize winner.
Congratulations to Animal Alliance, New Jersey for winning the fifth week’s contest from PetFirst. Learn more about the month-long contest and how your shelter can win.
Congratulations to Canine Guardians for Life for winning the fourth week’s contest from PetFirst. Learn more about the month-long contest and how your shelter can win.
PetFirst announced today that Clint Lawrence joined PetFirst as the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Learn more about Clint's experience and his goals for PetFirst.
PetFirst announces the most popular pet names for dogs and cats used by pet parents across the United States for 2013. Did your pet's name make the list?
Congratulations to Pooches and Purrs Cooperative for winning the third week’s contest from PetFirst. Learn more about the month-long contest and how your shelter can win.
PetFirst is partnering with five new affiliates to offer pet insurance. Learn more about each affiliate and visit their site.
Congratulations to Adopt A Golden Birmingham for winning the second week’s contest from PetFirst. Learn more about the month-long contest and how your shelter can win.
Congratulations to the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter for winning the first week’s contest from PetFirst. Learn more about the month-long contest and how your shelter can win.
The need for warm winter coats, gloves, hats and scarves is prevalent in the Kentuckiana area. So when the opportunity presented itself to partner with Makenzie’s Coat Closet, the associates of PetFirst said “yes”. Read more about our efforts.
For most owners our pet is our best friend or is just like family. And what do we do with friends and family? We usually EAT. Learn more about how this may be hurting your pet's health.
All pets need added protection; however, senior pets are more at risk therefore additional protection in the form of pet insurance is crucial. Learn more about pet insurance options for pets 10 years and older.
You’ve made your gift list for the holidays. Maybe you’ve even checked it twice. Does your gift list include affordable pet insurance for your family’s dog or cat? Learn more about pet insurance and your potential savings.
Start off 2014 with some extra jingle in your organization’s pocket. Shelters and rescues have six chances to win a Visa gift card. Read on for more details.
A special holiday deal for friends of PetFirst from The Dapper Dog Co.
Congratulations to Margaret Auld-Louie! Read her touching member story.
Are you a PetFirst policyholder with a great story to share? If so, tell us and you will be entered into our monthly giveaway and our 2014 Grand Prize Drawing. Read on for more details.
Beefy the Bulldog wins Pet of the Month for December!
Delilah, like most labs is curious about everything. However, her curiosity ended in a trip to the vet...
If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times – chocolate is toxic for our pets. And, with the holidays come many more things that are toxic and hazardous to dogs and cats too
There’s so much excitement around the holidays with family visits, gifts to exchange, parties to attend and family favorite recipes to eat. In all the hustle and bustle, sometimes we forget that our pets need routine, consistency and a watchful eye. Here are few suggestions from the experts at PetFirst.
Senior Pet Adoption and Ownership Leads to Years of Companionship and Love. The care and well-being of Senior Pets is a growing concern across the United States. PetFirst wants to help change this by discussing the list of benefits when it comes to adopting a Senior Pet.
November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, a time for pet owners to learn more about the possible warnings signs and symptoms, the risks for their particular breed and treatment options.
Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate family – and furry family members are no exception. While it is customary for families to integrate their pets into holiday celebrations, dog and cat owners should be aware of pet health risks during this season – especially during mealtime. Here are a few tips to ensure pets stay healthy Thanksgiving weekend...
Do you think your pet is BARK-taculor? Is he or she the cat’s MEOW? Does your pet ‘say cheese’ every time you bring out the camera? Then show us the best photo of your pet!
Enter your fur-friend in the PetFirst Pet of the Month Contest for a chance to be featured in our monthly email newsletter and our 2015 PetFirst Calendar.
The votes are in and the winners have been chosen in the PetFirst Halloween Costume Photo Contest for Pets.
Do you dress your cat or dog in costume for Halloween? If you do, it could win you one of three great prizes courtesy of PetFirst!
Adopting a new pet has many rewards ranging from companionship and unconditional love to a life-long bond that begins the moment you meet. Now, thanks to a partnership with PetFirst, another reward for adopting a pet from Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR) includes a 30-day pet insurance coverage plan, which reimburses pet parents for veterinary expenses.
Does your employer provide pet insurance? If not, PetFirst is hoping to change that.
HomeAgain, PetFirst and Thundershirt First Brands to Receive Pet-Friendly Designation
It is Take Your Dog to Work Day on June 24 and we don’t see why cats should miss out on the fun either. At PetFirst Healthcare, our staff has the opportunity to bring in pets each day, and so we thought we would share some helpful hints to help prepare your pet and your workspace for this eventful day.
The sun is shining and the temperature is rising, so you may be considering taking your pet along to the lake, ocean, swimming pool or out on a boat. Keep these simple tips in mind while you and your pets enjoy your water excursion.
Dogs and cats are some of humans’ most sought after companions, with many of them obtaining titles of family members. However, unlike most family members, pets cannot tell their owners when they do not feel well. It is up to humans to watch for signs and symptoms of common accidents and illnesses that their pets could be suffering from.
Though Fido and Rover are often thought of as common dog names, those are names of yesteryear and didn’t even crack the top 1,000 pet names at PetFirst Healthcare.
On Valentine’s Day, millions of loved ones will receive flowers or plants as tokens of affection. While these flowers and plants may be beautiful to humans, they can be a toxic risk to our beloved pets.
New Year’s resolutions are in full swing, and at the top of many American’s list is weight loss. Americans often look at how highly-publicized obesity risks affect them, but seldom consider the danger for their pets...
Western Financial Insurance Company, PetFirst Healthcare and Petfinder.com have joined efforts to begin offering Canadian pet owners flexible insurance coverage for their pets.
A web-based company that connects busy pet owners with professional pet care services has partnered with one of the leading pet insurance providers in the United States. Petsitting.com, which features a wide-reaching network of trusted pet care providers all over North America, will provide its clients with information about quality and affordable pet insurance options from PetFirst Healthcare.
Nearly 500 people attended the annual Fast 50 luncheon, and Louisville Metro Mayor Jerry Abramson was the featured guest. As part of the annual Fast 50 program, companies with at least $1 million in annual revenue are recognized based on revenue growth during the past three fiscal years.
Asparity Decision Solutions, a leading provider of decision support and data solutions in health care and employee benefits, announces that PlanSmartChoice.com has partnered with PetFirst Healthcare, an innovative leader in pet insurance. PlanSmartChoice is an online Web portal designed to help federal employees select their health care coverage. The site is now live and free to all federal employees for the 2010 open season and through out the year.
Pet insurance provider, PetFirst Healthcare, and popular Internet pet-adoption site, Petfinder are partnering to increase animal adoptions by providing prospective dog or cat owners protection against unexpected veterinary costs. The two companies have partnered to offer health-insurance policies to dogs and cats adopted through Petfinder's database from over 13,000 animal organizations.
Each year more than 10 million pets become lost, with many of these pets finding themselves in harm’s way while away from home. Sadly, one in three pets will get lost in their lifetime. To provide pets with the best protection possible, HomeAgain®, a leader in the pet microchip, recovery and safety service industry, has partnered with PetFirst Healthcare...
As pet owners look for ways to shield themselves from unexpected verterinary bills, theay are increasingly looking to their employers to provide pet insurance alongside traditional employee benefits..