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World Rabies Day: September 28

According to the CDC, World Rabies Day is recognized on…

by PetFirst
19 hours ago

Less Adoptable Pets are More

September 21st through 26th is known as Adopt a Less-Adoptable…

by PetFirst
3 days ago

Keeping Your Pet Updated on Vaccinations

If you’re like many pet parents, you want your furry…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

National Dog Week: September 20th through 27th

It’s time to recognize the beloved dogs in our lives…

by PetFirst
6 days ago

6 Key Aspects of Responsible Pet Ownership 

We love our pets like family because, well, they are…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

What to Expect at Your Cat’s Wellness Visit

Scheduling a yearly checkup with our doctors helps us stay…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

Should your dog hang their head out the window of a vehicle?

Does your dog enjoy hanging his head out the window…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

Why Does My Cat Eat Grass?

If your cat eats grass, he isn’t alone. Many cat…

by PetFirst
4 weeks ago

September is Animal Pain Awareness Month

It’s September, and that means Animal Pain Awareness Month is…

by PetFirst
4 weeks ago

Lawn Hazards for Dogs

It’s always a good idea to give your dog some…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

PetFirst News

COVID-19 update from PetFirst

Hi PetFirst Family Member, Along with the rest of the…

by PetFirst
6 months ago

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Tips and tricks to help your new family member adapt…

by PetFirst
12 months ago

Keep Spooky Season Scary For People, Not Pets

PetFirst helps pet owners keep dogs and cats safe with…

by PetFirst
12 months ago

PetFirst leader makes list of ‘Top Dog’ CEOs

PetFirst Pet Insurance CEO Katie Blakeley has been named one…

by PetFirst
12 months ago

Is it time for your pet to go ‘back to school’?

Students and teachers are now back in the classroom –…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

PetFirst Celebrates 15 Years of Service: Jeffersonville Proclaimed “Most Pet-Friendly City in Indiana”

Jeffersonville proclaimed “most pet-friendly city in Indiana” Mayor Moore’s proclamation…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Ernst & Young Announces Katie Blakeley of PetFirst Pet Insurance Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in East Central Division

Blakeley joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs Jeffersonville, IN – May…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

June is National Pet Preparedness Month

Survey Finds Most Pet Owners Unprepared for Disasters and Emergencies.…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Most People Choose Pets Over Partners for Snuggles

Valentine’s Day is the day for snuggling – but 71…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Help for Policyholders Affected by Government Shutdown

We're here to help. Our thoughts go out to government…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Pet Fun

National Dog Week: September 20th through 27th

It’s time to recognize the beloved dogs in our lives…

by PetFirst
6 days ago

National Craft For Your Local Shelters Day: July 21st

Have you ever heard of National Craft For Your Local…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

How to Celebrate All American Pet Photo Day: July 11th, 2020

July 11th is All American Pet Photo Day, a day…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Take Your Dog to Work Day: June 26th

June 26th is an extra special day for many -…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

National Dog Party Day

Pet Health & Safety Coach, Arden Moore, is a big…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Warm Weather Tips and Treats To Stimulate Your Dog’s Mind

Most pet owners know their dogs need physical exercise to…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

National Tabby Day: April 30th

The domestic cat of today did not transform from a…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

May the 4th Be With You – and Your Pet

Petfirst finds Princess Leia tops Star Wars names for dogs…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Respect Your Cat Day: March 28th, 2020

We love our cats — but it might feel like…

by PetFirst
6 months ago

6 Things Your Pets Might Do If They Had Thumbs

We love our pets just the way they are, but…

by PetFirst
7 months ago

Pet Care

World Rabies Day: September 28

According to the CDC, World Rabies Day is recognized on…

by PetFirst
19 hours ago

Less Adoptable Pets are More

September 21st through 26th is known as Adopt a Less-Adoptable…

by PetFirst
3 days ago

Keeping Your Pet Updated on Vaccinations

If you’re like many pet parents, you want your furry…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

National Dog Week: September 20th through 27th

It’s time to recognize the beloved dogs in our lives…

by PetFirst
6 days ago

6 Key Aspects of Responsible Pet Ownership 

We love our pets like family because, well, they are…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

What to Expect at Your Cat’s Wellness Visit

Scheduling a yearly checkup with our doctors helps us stay…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

Should your dog hang their head out the window of a vehicle?

Does your dog enjoy hanging his head out the window…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

Why Does My Cat Eat Grass?

If your cat eats grass, he isn’t alone. Many cat…

by PetFirst
4 weeks ago

September is Animal Pain Awareness Month

It’s September, and that means Animal Pain Awareness Month is…

by PetFirst
4 weeks ago

Lawn Hazards for Dogs

It’s always a good idea to give your dog some…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

Breed Spotlights

Is A Hound The Best Pet For You?

Are you looking for a new dog for your family…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Breed Spotlight Scottish Fold

The Scottish Fold is one of the most easily recognizable breeds of…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Breed Spotlight: Abyssinian

At first glance, an Abyssinian may appear to be your…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Breed Spotlight: American Shorthair

This breed of cat crossed the ocean with the Pilgrims, making…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Breed Spotlight: Greyhound

Greyhounds are well-known for their speed and have been used…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Breed Spotlight: Maine Coon Cats

Once mistakenly declared extinct, the Maine Coon cat is now…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Breed Spotlight: The Exotic Shorthair

Do you know what the most popular cat breed is…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Breed Spotlight: The Siamese Cat

One of the most recognizable breeds of cat is the…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Breed Spotlight: Saint Bernard

Life Expectancy: 8-10 years Dog Breed Group: Working group Weight:…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Breed Spotlight: Egyptian Mau Cat

The Egyptian Mau cat may be a new breed to…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance and Cancer

Cancer is the number one disease-related cause of death for…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

No Sneezing Matter; Symptoms and Triggers of Allergies in Dogs

Does your dog bite or lick his paws?  Does he…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Common Pet Poisons Hiding In Your Home

We all want the best for our pets.  Even the…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Things to Consider Before Getting a Puppy

What’s not to love about puppies?  They make people smile,…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Three Important Reasons Indoor Cats Need Pet Insurance

If you are an owner of a cat that spends…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

3 Pieces of Pet Health Info All Pet Owners Should Know

While there is no guarantee that any pet will live…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

A Look at the Most Expensive, Common Claims

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

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Claim Tales: Rachel’s Scare

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

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Natural Disaster Preparedness

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

by PetFirst
2 years ago

Exclusion Confusion: Understanding Pre-Existing Conditions

Did you know the number one exclusion for pet insurance…

by PetFirst
2 years ago

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