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Pet Care & Health

Should your pet ever get sick or have an accident, PetFirst’s comprehensive pet insurance plans are always here for you. But we also want to make sure you’re as prepared as possible to prevent accidents, injuries, and other mishaps from occurring in the first place.

Our collection of pet care- and pet health-related articles are a great resource keeping your furry friends happy and healthy all year round. Then, whenever accidents or illnesses do inevitably occur, we’ll be here to lend a hand.

The Dangers of Onion Powder

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

by PetFirst
5 hours ago

Is Peanut Butter Safe For Your Pup?

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

by PetFirst
3 days ago

Pet Stress Awareness: Identifying Signs and Treatment

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

by PetFirst
5 days ago

Does Your Pet Have a Cold?

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

by PetFirst
6 days ago

Four Must-Do Tips When Meeting a New Dog

How do you approach a dog for the first time…

by PetFirst
6 days 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
2 weeks ago

Do You Smell “Frito Feet”?

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

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

Fuzzy’s Tale: A Case of Periodontal Disease

Mary noticed her 12 year old Maltese, Fuzzy, was becoming…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

Preventing Periodontal Disease

An estimated 85% of dogs over four years old suffer…

by PetFirst
4 weeks ago

Pet Halloween Costumes: Put Pet Safety First

Ladybugs, pumpkins, hot dogs, lions, bears, oh my! October is…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

Overcoming Pet Obesity

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 54% of…

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

Riding on the Safe Side: Tips for Driving with Your Dog

Car rides and canine companions seem to be the perfect…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Help Clear the Shelters Day on Saturday, August 18

This weekend on Saturday, August 18 is Clear the Shelters…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Why is my pet eating grass?

Why is my pet eating grass? You’ve most likely heard…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Tuckers Tale: A Case of Poisonous Mushrooms

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

by PetFirst
4 months ago

Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

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

by PetFirst
4 months ago

The Top 5 Reasons Every Pet Parent Should Have Pet Insurance

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

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Keep Your Pets Safe On 4th of July

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

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Pet Travel Checklist

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

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Trixie’s Story

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

by PetFirst
5 months ago

3 Ways to Keep Your Backyard Dog-Friendly

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

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Protect Your Pets from These Common Household Poisons

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

by PetFirst
8 months ago

Common Pet Allergy Symptoms

Just how concerned should you be about your pets having…

by PetFirst
8 months ago

Tips for Training and Re-training Your Pet

Last month you asked PetFirst to share some advice for…

by PetFirst
10 months ago

Five Healthy Habits for Your Pet to Start in 2018

The new year is here and just as we implement…

by PetFirst
10 months ago

Top 5 Shocking Health Stats Pet Owners Must Know

While there is no guarantee that any pet will live…

by Pet
10 months ago

Winter Weather Pet Care

Here are some quick tips to help you and your…

by PetFirst
11 months ago

Tips For Traveling With Your Furry Friend This Holiday Season

The holiday season is here, and for some pet owners,…

by PetFirst
11 months ago

How to Ensure the Safety of Your Dog This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time to come together with…

by PetFirst
11 months ago

Tips for Giving Pets as a Gift

The holiday season is finally here! If you or a…

by PetFirst
11 months ago

4 Ways to Help Animals and Shelters This Holiday Season

The holidays are hectic, but don't forget about the animals!…

by PetFirst
12 months ago

How to Keep Your Outdoor Cat Safe This Winter

Our pets are a special part of our family, and…

by PetFirst
12 months ago

8 Holiday Foods You Can Share With Your Dog

Pet insurance blogs spend a lot of time warning you…

by PetFirst
12 months ago

Keep Your Pet Safe from These 4 Holiday Dangers

The holiday season is the most festive time of year.…

by PetFirst
12 months ago

5 Tips for Boarding Your Pet During the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us, you may be making…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Thanksgiving Do’s & Don’ts for Pets

Much thought and preparation goes into creating a perfect Thanksgiving…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Why are my dog’s eyes cloudy?

Those adorable puppy eyes get anything they want, don’t they?…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

How to Keep Your Cat Safe This Halloween

Black cats are a classic symbol of Halloween, but this…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Trap, Neuter, Return: How to help feral cats in your neighborhood

You know that thousands upon thousands of stray cats are…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

What You Need to Hear About Your Pet’s Ears

They're often one of the cutest features of your pet:…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Animal Shelter Hurricane Update

Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma are two recent natural disasters…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Pet Adoption Tips

Adopting a new dog from anywhere is a big undertaking.…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Animal Shelter Wish List

We're proud to partner with animal shelters across the country…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Dos And Don’ts Of Pet Health Emergencies

  When your pet seems to be having a health…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Mange – what causes it and how do you treat it?

What is Mange? Mange is a skin disease which is…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

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