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How to Prepare Your Cat for Fireworks

Many cats (and dogs) are scared of fireworks, and when…

by PetFirst
2 days ago

ID Your Pet Day: Indoor and Outdoor Cats

July 1st is National ID Your Pet Day, and in…

by PetFirst
2 days ago

6 Helpful Tips For Grooming Your Cat

A thorough grooming routine is important for your cat, and…

by PetFirst
5 days ago

Take Your Dog to Work Day: June 26th

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

by PetFirst
1 week ago

The Importance of Cat Grooming

Cats do clean themselves frequently, however, from time to time…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

How to Bond With A Scared Cat

Sometimes, adopting a cat doesn’t go exactly according to plan.…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

National Dog Party Day

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

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

An Introductory Guide to Cat Body Language

As cat parents, we’ve all wondered from time to time…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

7 Questions to Ask When Adopting a Cat from a Rescue

Adding a new feline friend to your family is an…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

What is the Difference Between Trimming and Grinding a Dog’s Nails?

Let’s be honest, nobody likes trimming their dog’s nails.  It's…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

PetFirst News

COVID-19 update from PetFirst

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

by PetFirst
4 months ago

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Tips and tricks to help your new family member adapt…

by PetFirst
9 months ago

Keep Spooky Season Scary For People, Not Pets

PetFirst helps pet owners keep dogs and cats safe with…

by PetFirst
9 months ago

PetFirst leader makes list of ‘Top Dog’ CEOs

PetFirst Pet Insurance CEO Katie Blakeley has been named one…

by PetFirst
9 months ago

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

Students and teachers are now back in the classroom –…

by PetFirst
10 months 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
10 months 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
1 year ago

Help for Policyholders Affected by Government Shutdown

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Pet Fun

Take Your Dog to Work Day: June 26th

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

by PetFirst
1 week ago

National Dog Party Day

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

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

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

Most pet owners know their dogs need physical exercise to…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

National Tabby Day: April 30th

The domestic cat of today did not transform from a…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

May the 4th Be With You – and Your Pet

Petfirst finds Princess Leia tops Star Wars names for dogs…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

Respect Your Cat Day: March 28th, 2020

We love our cats — but it might feel like…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

6 Things Your Pets Might Do If They Had Thumbs

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

by PetFirst
4 months ago

How To Celebrate Your Cat  

Today, August 8th, is International Cat Day. It is a…

by PetFirst
11 months ago

7 Reasons To Love A Black Cat  

Tomorrow, August 17, is National Black Cat Appreciation Day. Ask…

by PetFirst
11 months ago

How To Enjoy The Dog Days of Summer with Your Pup

We all feel a bit more relaxed during the summer…

by PetFirst
11 months ago

Pet Care

How to Prepare Your Cat for Fireworks

Many cats (and dogs) are scared of fireworks, and when…

by PetFirst
2 days ago

ID Your Pet Day: Indoor and Outdoor Cats

July 1st is National ID Your Pet Day, and in…

by PetFirst
2 days ago

6 Helpful Tips For Grooming Your Cat

A thorough grooming routine is important for your cat, and…

by PetFirst
5 days ago

The Importance of Cat Grooming

Cats do clean themselves frequently, however, from time to time…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

How to Bond With A Scared Cat

Sometimes, adopting a cat doesn’t go exactly according to plan.…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

An Introductory Guide to Cat Body Language

As cat parents, we’ve all wondered from time to time…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

7 Questions to Ask When Adopting a Cat from a Rescue

Adding a new feline friend to your family is an…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

What is the Difference Between Trimming and Grinding a Dog’s Nails?

Let’s be honest, nobody likes trimming their dog’s nails.  It's…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

Cat Ears and Their Overall Health

Feline ears are fascinating as they play a big role…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

Adopt A Shelter Cat Month

June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, a celebration…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

Breed Spotlights

Is A Hound The Best Pet For You?

Are you looking for a new dog for your family…

by PetFirst
10 months ago

Breed Spotlight Scottish Fold

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

by PetFirst
11 months ago

Breed Spotlight: Abyssinian

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

by PetFirst
12 months 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
1 year ago

Breed Spotlight: Saint Bernard

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Breed Spotlight: Egyptian Mau Cat

The Egyptian Mau cat may be a new breed to…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance and Cancer

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

by PetFirst
10 months ago

No Sneezing Matter; Symptoms and Triggers of Allergies in Dogs

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Common Pet Poisons Hiding In Your Home

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

by PetFirst
1 year 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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