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Tuckers Tale: A Case of Poisonous Mushrooms

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Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

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Keep Your Pets Safe On 4th of July

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PetFirst Getaway Giveaway

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Pet Travel Checklist

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As a dog owner, you may have already had the…

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March Claim of the Month: Mike & Annie’s Story

I have been a PetFirst family member since 2015. For…

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February’s Claim of the Month: Parker vs. Porcupines

I first stumbled upon pet insurance when I got my…

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January’s Claim of the Month: Dawn & Lily Save on Surgery Costs

I have been a member of the PetFirst family since…

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Tamzin Bennett, Customer Service Representative

  Your name: Tamzin Bennett How long have you been working…

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Day in the Life of Franklin : PetFirst’s Chief Wagging Officer

If you’ve ever visited Our Team page or the PetFirst…

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PetFirst Pet Insurance Moving Headquarters to Accommodate Rapid Growth

  Due to the continued growth in revenue and personnel,…

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PetFirst Pet Insurance partners with Atlanta Humane Society

The Atlanta Humane Society is now including PetFirst Pet Insurance…

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PetFirst Pet Insurance Now Included with SmartTag Memberships

  SmartTag has added PetFirst Pet Insurance as a new…

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Month: Electric Shock

  A recent PetFirst claim reminds us all to keep…

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Pet Fun

PetFirst Getaway Giveaway

Is your pet ready for a summer getaway? Share a…

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The Most Unbelievable (But True) Pet Insurance Claims Of All Time

As the approximately 85 million families in the U.S. who…

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7 months ago

Presents for Your Pets: The Best Holiday Gifts for Your Best Friend

It’s that time of year – stockings are hung, trees…

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8 months ago

Tips for Throwing a Puptastic Halloween Bash for Dog Owners

The spooky Halloween season is finally here, and what better…

by PetFirst
9 months ago

Halloween Pet Costume Ideas

  Fall is officially in the air, and you know…

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Black Cats and Halloween

  Halloween is rife with icons, and black cats rank…

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Top 20 Disney-Inspired Pet Names

Pet-owners often exhibit careful consideration when it comes to naming…

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Homemade Doggy Pumpkin Treats

Did you know that pumpkin is completely safe for dogs…

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September is National Happy, Healthy Cat Month!

  You may not know it, but every September, we…

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15 Most Common ‘Game of Thrones’ Pet Names

With the recent Season 7 finale of Game of Thrones,…

by PetFirst
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Pet Care

Tuckers Tale: A Case of Poisonous Mushrooms

Curiosity got the best of Tucker, an 11 1/2 month…

by PetFirst
3 days ago

Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

The hot and humid summer days keep coming, and our…

by PetFirst
3 days ago

The Top 5 Reasons Every Pet Parent Should Have Pet Insurance

Whether you are the single pet parent, the young couple,…

by PetFirst
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Keep Your Pets Safe On 4th of July

The Fourth of July is an exciting day of parties, food,…

by PetFirst
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Pet Travel Checklist

Some might say traveling with children is never easy, but…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

Trixie’s Story

Trixie is an 8 yr. old mix who has been…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

3 Ways to Keep Your Backyard Dog-Friendly

As a dog owner, you may have already had the…

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Protect Your Pets from These Common Household Poisons

March is a great time of year! For those of…

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Common Pet Allergy Symptoms

Just how concerned should you be about your pets having…

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Tips for Training and Re-training Your Pet

Last month you asked PetFirst to share some advice for…

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6 months ago

Breed Spotlights

Golden Retrievers

Life Expectancy: 10 - 12 years Dog Breed Group: Sporting Dogs…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

5 Myths (and Truths) About Pitbulls

The last Saturday in October is National Pit Bull Awareness…

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Breed Health Spotlight: Chihuahua

When it comes to lap dogs, there’s no breed more…

by PetFirst
11 months ago

Mixed breeds or purebred dogs: Which is healthier? Guest Blogger: Amber Drake

When asking a prospective dog parent which type of dog…

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11 months ago

Breed Health Spotlight: ShihTzu

Tiny, shaggy and adorable, the shih tzu has wiggled its…

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11 months ago

Dog Breed Health Spotlight: Yorkshire Terrier

One of the most popular breeds in America, Yorkshire Terriers…

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Top 8 Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

Pet allergies are common and come in all forms of…

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1 year ago

6 Best Dog Breeds For Children

One of the great things about dogs is they come…

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1 year ago

PetFirst Breed Health Spotlight: German Shepherd

With the German Shepherd’s substantial popularity throughout the world, many…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

5 Popular Dog Breeds And Their Common Health Problems

  Whether your family has owned a specific dog breed…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Pet Insurance

What You Need to Know About Pre-existing Conditions

Last month, you voted to read about tips and tricks…

by PetFirst
6 months ago

Trick Question: Pet Insurance or Savings Account?

Having a pet is an enormous responsibility and, at some…

by PetFirst
10 months ago

What Drove Me to Look for Pet Insurance? Guest Blogger: Danielle Salice

After losing my first Boxer at age 4 to kidney…

by PetFirst
10 months ago

Pet Insurance Analysis: Most Insured Dog & Cat Breeds

  In the United States, it’s almost uncommon not to…

by PetFirst
11 months ago

Can you Write Off Pet Surgery?

It's no surprise that Americans love our pets and aren't…

by PetFirst
12 months ago

How to Ask Your Employer for Pet Insurance

Pet insurance is one of the fastest-growing benefits that employers…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

PetFirst Pet Insurance vs. Veterinary Discount Plans: What You Must Understand

As discussed in a prior article, PetFirst, like insurance companies…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Why Every Pet Owner Should Have Pet Insurance

- Guest Blogger: Danielle Salice Ask yourself when a pet…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

What Drove Me To Buy Pet Insurance – Guest Blogger: Danielle Salice

After losing my first Boxer at age 4 to kidney…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Is Pet Insurance Better Than A Savings Account?

Watch the video below illustrate the difference between having a…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

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