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Interesting Pet Facts

Animals are capable of all sorts of cool things, and people definitely love it—after all, why do you think we’re so obsessed with all those online cat videos?

With PetFirst’s interesting pet facts, you’ll find all sorts of cool information about cats and dogs alike, offering you a fun place to learn about different breeds, be impressed by amazing animal accomplishments, or just have a good laugh when you need one.

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

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

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

5 Myths (and Truths) About Pitbulls

The last Saturday in October is National Pit Bull Awareness…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

What You Need to Hear About Your Pet’s Ears

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

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

Black Cats and Halloween

  Halloween is rife with icons, and black cats rank…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

Top 20 Disney-Inspired Pet Names

Pet-owners often exhibit careful consideration when it comes to naming…

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4 years ago

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

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

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

Why You Should Adopt a Senior Dog

Americans are spending more than ever on their pets, and…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

September is National Happy, Healthy Cat Month!

  You may not know it, but every September, we…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

What I Wish I Knew About Owning A Dog

- Guest Blogger: Danielle Salice Growing up in a home…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

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

When asking a prospective dog parent which type of dog…

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4 years ago

Inside the Life of a Working Dog

Dogs have been our most faithful companions since the day…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

List of Veterinary Specialist Practices and What They Do

  A veterinary specialist is a veterinarian who has completed…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

15 Most Common ‘Game of Thrones’ Pet Names

With the recent Season 7 finale of Game of Thrones,…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

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

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

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4 years ago
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Rescue Him Again: CPR for Your Pets

Note: This blog is not meant to replace the training…

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4 years ago

Not spaying your female dog? Here’s what you need to know about dog periods.

  One of our PetFirst employees was looking at adding…

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4 years ago

The Common Traits of a Bad Pet Bed

Choosing the perfect bed (or beds if you are like…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

Balto, a Rescue Dog, Helps Students of His New Mom With Reading & Spelling Words

“I will never have another dog,” or so I thought…

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4 years ago

Various Herbs used by Holistic Care Veterinarians

Homeopathic and alternative treatments are becoming more common in human…

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4 years ago

5 Things You Need to Know About Your Senior Pet

  We humans love our pets. We love them so…

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4 years ago

The Benefits of Microchipping Your Dog or Cat

  We love our animals – they aren’t just pets.…

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4 years ago

It Pays to be Picky: Choosing a Vet

  If you're like us, you consider your pets to…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

Why Your Veterinarian Is Worth Every Penny

  There are several questions that run through a pet…

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4 years ago

Pet Insurance Analysis: Most Insured Dog & Cat Breeds

  In the United States, it’s almost uncommon not to…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

Dog Breed Health Spotlight: Labrador Retrievers

  Labrador Retrievers are beloved for their loyalty and friendliness,…

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4 years ago

7 Household Items That Can Make Your Dog Sick

  As the owner of a dog or puppy, keeping…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

Changing Your Dog’s Food: Not as easy and just buying and filling the bowl

There are times in your dog’s life where changing their…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

5 Things Your Cat Wishes You Knew

Ah, cats. They're notoriously aloof, unapologetically indifferent, and overall quite…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

Debunking Common Pet Myths

An old dog can’t learn new tricks. Cats have nine…

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4 years ago

How to Give Pets Medication

If you're a pet owner, it's virtually guaranteed that you'll…

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4 years ago

Can you Write Off Pet Surgery?

It's no surprise that Americans love our pets and aren't…

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4 years ago

6 Fruits for Dogs That Are Delicious and Healthy

  The fruits have been since forever man’s most accessible…

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4 years ago

5 Common Pet Myths Debunked

  An old dog can’t learn new tricks. Cats have…

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4 years ago

Luxating Patella? What to know about loose knees?

What is a Luxating Patella? Patellar luxation occurs when your…

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4 years ago

How To Properly Bandage A Paw

Did you know there is a way to properly bandage…

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4 years ago

6 Things Your Cat Is Trying to Tell You

  Don't you wish your cat could talk? Although most…

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4 years ago

Service Dogs in Hotels

  Service dogs are dogs with specially and carefully selected…

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4 years ago

Top 8 Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

Pet allergies are common and come in all forms of…

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4 years ago

Von Willebrand Disease in Dogs

  Von Willebrand disease (vWD) is a bleeding disorder that…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

“How often should my dog pee?”

  Your dog should be given the opportunity to urinate…

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4 years ago

Top 4 Elective Procedures – Are They Humane?

For most pet owners, surgery is a last resort and…

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4 years ago

6 Best Dog Breeds For Children

One of the great things about dogs is they come…

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4 years ago

Hip Dysplasia: What you need to know

Hip dysplasia is a chronic condition that often occurs in…

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4 years ago

Acupuncture for Dogs

Acupuncture is a therapeutic process during which a veterinarian inserts…

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4 years ago

Depression and Pets: What You Need to Know

Many veterinarians and experts agree that depression can occur in…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

5 Reasons Why Dogs Are Our Best Friends

  Everyone knows dogs are mankind's best friends. They have…

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4 years ago

3 Reasons to Go Grain-Free

  We all want to give the best care possible…

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4 years ago

5 Popular Dog Breeds And Their Common Health Problems

  Whether your family has owned a specific dog breed…

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4 years ago

The Zoomies: The Truth Behind the Blur of Fur

  It's the adorable bane of every pet owner: the…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

The Best Apps for Dog Owners

  It should come as no surprise that people are…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago