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Tips For A Happy & Safe Thanksgiving

The holidays are quickly approaching! Here are some tips on…

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Four Must-Do Tips When Meeting a New Dog

How do you approach a dog for the first time…

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The Dangers of Onion Powder

Contributed by Guest Blogger: Stephani Feeler, PetFirst Team Member and…

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1 day ago

Matching Monday with Kentucky Humane Society

On Monday, Nov. 12, PetFirst Pet Insurance will match online…

by PetFirst
2 days ago

Is Peanut Butter Safe For Your Pup?

In celebration of Peanut Butter Lover's Month we wanted to…

by PetFirst
5 days ago

Pet Stress Awareness: Identifying Signs and Treatment

Your pet's happiness plays a vital role in their overall…

by PetFirst
7 days ago

Does Your Pet Have a Cold?

Does your pet seem to be a little down? More…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

It's  National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer is the number…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

5 Remedies for Arthritis in Dogs

Editor’s Note: Remember to consult your veterinarian before making changes…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun time of year for everyone, but…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

PetFirst News

Matching Monday with Kentucky Humane Society

On Monday, Nov. 12, PetFirst Pet Insurance will match online…

by PetFirst
2 days ago

3 Ways to Keep Your Backyard Dog-Friendly

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

by PetFirst
5 months ago

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

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

by PetFirst
8 months ago

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

I first stumbled upon pet insurance when I got my…

by PetFirst
9 months ago

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

I have been a member of the PetFirst family since…

by PetFirst
10 months ago

Tamzin Bennett, Customer Service Representative

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

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

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

PetFirst Pet Insurance Moving Headquarters to Accommodate Rapid Growth

  Due to the continued growth in revenue and personnel,…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

PetFirst Pet Insurance partners with Atlanta Humane Society

The Atlanta Humane Society is now including PetFirst Pet Insurance…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

PetFirst Pet Insurance Now Included with SmartTag Memberships

  SmartTag has added PetFirst Pet Insurance as a new…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Pet Fun

Tips For A Happy & Safe Thanksgiving

The holidays are quickly approaching! Here are some tips on…

by PetFirst
13 hours ago

Matching Monday with Kentucky Humane Society

On Monday, Nov. 12, PetFirst Pet Insurance will match online…

by PetFirst
2 days ago

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun time of year for everyone, but…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

Celebrate National Spoil Your Dog Day

It’s National Spoil Your Dog Day! Although it seems like…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

PetFirst Getaway Giveaway

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

by PetFirst
5 months ago

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

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

by PetFirst
11 months ago

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

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

by PetFirst
11 months ago

Tips for Throwing a Puptastic Halloween Bash for Dog Owners

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Halloween Pet Costume Ideas

  Fall is officially in the air, and you know…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Black Cats and Halloween

  Halloween is rife with icons, and black cats rank…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Pet Care

Tips For A Happy & Safe Thanksgiving

The holidays are quickly approaching! Here are some tips on…

by PetFirst
13 hours ago

Four Must-Do Tips When Meeting a New Dog

How do you approach a dog for the first time…

by PetFirst
1 day ago

The Dangers of Onion Powder

Contributed by Guest Blogger: Stephani Feeler, PetFirst Team Member and…

by PetFirst
1 day ago

Is Peanut Butter Safe For Your Pup?

In celebration of Peanut Butter Lover's Month we wanted to…

by PetFirst
5 days ago

Pet Stress Awareness: Identifying Signs and Treatment

Your pet's happiness plays a vital role in their overall…

by PetFirst
7 days ago

Does Your Pet Have a Cold?

Does your pet seem to be a little down? More…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

It's  National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer is the number…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

5 Remedies for Arthritis in Dogs

Editor’s Note: Remember to consult your veterinarian before making changes…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun time of year for everyone, but…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

Do You Smell “Frito Feet”?

You might have seen the term “frito feet” or “corn…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

Breed Spotlights

Golden Retrievers

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

by PetFirst
6 months ago

5 Myths (and Truths) About Pitbulls

The last Saturday in October is National Pit Bull Awareness…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Breed Health Spotlight: Chihuahua

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

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

When asking a prospective dog parent which type of dog…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Breed Health Spotlight: ShihTzu

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Dog Breed Health Spotlight: Yorkshire Terrier

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Top 8 Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

Pet allergies are common and come in all forms of…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

6 Best Dog Breeds For Children

One of the great things about dogs is they come…

by PetFirst
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

A Look at the Most Expensive, Common Claims

Everyday PetFirst receives numerous claims for various conditions. We want…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

Claim Tales: Rachel’s Scare

The seven-year old cat formally known as 'Rachel Sunshine' never…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

Natural Disaster Preparedness

As hurricane season approaches, we want to make sure we…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

Exclusion Confusion: Understanding Pre-Existing Conditions

Did you know the number one exclusion for pet insurance…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

Prevention with Pet Insurance

Accidents and illnesses aren’t always predictable, but routine prevention can…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

Should I Buy Pet Insurance for My Senior Dog?

If you're the pet parent of an older dog, you…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

Pet Insurance Awareness Series: Growing the 1%

September is Pet Health Insurance Month! Throughout the month of…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

What You Need to Know About Pre-existing Conditions

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

by PetFirst
9 months ago

Trick Question: Pet Insurance or Savings Account?

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

by PetFirst
1 year 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
1 year ago

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