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Creating Special Memories During Your Pet’s Senior Years

Your furry best friend is not moving the way he used…

by PetFirst
8 hours ago

The Benefits of Pumpkin & Cinnamon for Dogs 

The sight of pumpkins and scent of cinnamon let us…

by PetFirst
1 day ago

3 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Cat

Kittens are adorable and when a family is considering adopting…

by PetFirst
3 days ago

Tips for Living With A Diabetic Pet

November is National Pet Diabetes Month, and if your pet…

by PetFirst
6 days ago

5 Reasons to Volunteer at Your Local Animal Shelter

Many people are good at finding reasons why not to…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

Tips on Caring for Your Senior Dog 

Changes in medicine and technology are making it possible for…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

Canine Lymphoma: What You Need To Know

Sadly, lymphoma is a fairly common disease in dogs —…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

Your Pet’s Senior Wellness Exam

When you first bring a dog or cat into your life,…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

5 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet 

Puppies and kittens are adorable.  They look great in photos,…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

7 Foods to Cook For Your Dog

November 1st is National Cook For Your Pet Day, and…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

PetFirst News

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Tips and tricks to help your new family member adapt…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

Keep Spooky Season Scary For People, Not Pets

PetFirst helps pet owners keep dogs and cats safe with…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

PetFirst leader makes list of ‘Top Dog’ CEOs

PetFirst Pet Insurance CEO Katie Blakeley has been named one…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

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

Students and teachers are now back in the classroom –…

by PetFirst
2 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
2 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
6 months ago

June is National Pet Preparedness Month

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

by PetFirst
6 months ago

Most People Choose Pets Over Partners for Snuggles

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

by PetFirst
10 months ago

Help for Policyholders Affected by Government Shutdown

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

by PetFirst
10 months ago

PetFirst Teams Up With MuttNation

PetFirst has teamed up with MuttNation, a 501c3 nonprofit founded…

by PetFirst
10 months ago

Pet Fun

How To Celebrate Your Cat  

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

by PetFirst
4 months ago

7 Reasons To Love A Black Cat  

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

by PetFirst
4 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
4 months ago

How to Do Doga With Your Pup

You’ve heard of yoga — but have you heard of doga?…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

Celebrate National Mutt Day

We all love our dogs and with that celebrating them…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

How To Teach Your Cat To Walk On A Leash

You can teach an old cat new tricks! That may…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

Dog Walk Essentials: What You Need For Your Dog’s Next Adventure

Heading out the door to take your furry friend on…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

Tips for Doggy Beach Time

The summer season is the time for your dogs (and…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

5 Ways to Show Your Cat Love on International Hug Your Cat Day

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text] Happy International Hug Your Cat Day! Before you…

by PetFirst
6 months ago

5 Ways To Celebrate National Pet Month With Your Cat

It’s National Pet month and because of that, we are…

by PetFirst
6 months ago

Pet Care

Creating Special Memories During Your Pet’s Senior Years

Your furry best friend is not moving the way he used…

by PetFirst
8 hours ago

The Benefits of Pumpkin & Cinnamon for Dogs 

The sight of pumpkins and scent of cinnamon let us…

by PetFirst
1 day ago

3 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Cat

Kittens are adorable and when a family is considering adopting…

by PetFirst
3 days ago

Tips for Living With A Diabetic Pet

November is National Pet Diabetes Month, and if your pet…

by PetFirst
6 days ago

5 Reasons to Volunteer at Your Local Animal Shelter

Many people are good at finding reasons why not to…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

Tips on Caring for Your Senior Dog 

Changes in medicine and technology are making it possible for…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

Canine Lymphoma: What You Need To Know

Sadly, lymphoma is a fairly common disease in dogs —…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

Your Pet’s Senior Wellness Exam

When you first bring a dog or cat into your life,…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

5 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet 

Puppies and kittens are adorable.  They look great in photos,…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

7 Foods to Cook For Your Dog

November 1st is National Cook For Your Pet Day, and…

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
2 months ago

Breed Spotlight Scottish Fold

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

by PetFirst
4 months ago

Breed Spotlight: Abyssinian

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

by PetFirst
4 months ago

Breed Spotlight: American Shorthair

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

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Breed Spotlight: Greyhound

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

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Breed Spotlight: Maine Coon Cats

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

by PetFirst
7 months ago

Breed Spotlight: The Exotic Shorthair

Do you know what the most popular cat breed is…

by PetFirst
8 months ago

Breed Spotlight: The Siamese Cat

One of the most recognizable breeds of cat is the…

by PetFirst
9 months ago

Breed Spotlight: Saint Bernard

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

by PetFirst
10 months ago

Breed Spotlight: Egyptian Mau Cat

The Egyptian Mau cat may be a new breed to…

by PetFirst
10 months ago

Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance and Cancer

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

by PetFirst
2 months ago

No Sneezing Matter; Symptoms and Triggers of Allergies in Dogs

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

by PetFirst
8 months ago

Common Pet Poisons Hiding In Your Home

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

by PetFirst
9 months ago

Things to Consider Before Getting a Puppy

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

by PetFirst
11 months ago

Three Important Reasons Indoor Cats Need Pet Insurance

If you are an owner of a cat that spends…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

3 Pieces of Pet Health Info All Pet Owners Should Know

While there is no guarantee that any pet will live…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

A Look at the Most Expensive, Common Claims

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Claim Tales: Rachel’s Scare

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Natural Disaster Preparedness

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

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Exclusion Confusion: Understanding Pre-Existing Conditions

Did you know the number one exclusion for pet insurance…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

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