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2014-06-18 08:29:44

With affordable wellness coverage available on all plans, more pet parents can give their pets critical veterinary care CANTON, Ohio, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This season is a great time to schedule pets' annual checkups, and now more pet parents in the US can have help giving their cats and dogs important preventive care with expanded wellness coverage options through the ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program. The expanded wellness care options are part of several ASPCA Pet...

2014-06-17 23:10:16

National Dog Bite Prevention Week in the US saw a host of companies join together recently to spread awareness of issues that can both cause dog bites, how to prevent them and how to ensure any attack is dealt with correctly in the aftermath. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Anglo-American pet technology top dogs, Aquarium Software, believe their software could hold the key to ensuring an efficient resolution to any third party liability claims made against a pet owner. The news comes hot on the...

2014-06-11 23:04:20

Veterinary Pet Insurance Reviews Its Database of 500,000 Pets to Determine Their Country of Origin Brea, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Are German shepherds pulling for the German national soccer team? Are American bulldogs rooting for the “Stars and Stripes?” Are Yorkshire terriers cheering on Wayne Rooney? As elite teams from around the world gather in Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, many of the 32 countries competing are represented by dog breeds that most of us recognize but may...

2014-06-09 08:34:07

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anglo-American technology innovators, Aquarium Software have signalled their determination to build on the early successes of 2014, by announcing another new UK client. West Yorkshire's NCI has joined the Aquarium stable of top insurance brands, as it becomes the latest to take advantage of Aquarium's intimate understanding of the technology needs of the global pet insurance sector. (Photo:...

2014-06-03 23:07:35

Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Better get out the good collar, because your dog’s got a big day at the office! Take Your Dog to Work Day bounds into America’s workplaces this June 20 on four fluffy paws. But not every office is prepared for the pet fest that comes with this FURbulous work day. Just ask longtime advocate of a pet-friendly workplace, Chris Ashton, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Petplan pet insurance. “Every day is Take Your Dog to Work Day at Petplan,” says...

2014-05-22 23:09:25

Little reason for insurance premiums to go up as a result: Aquarium (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Anglo-American Aquarium Software has reacted to news that vets’ bills in the US are to rise to [$15.25 billion by the end of 2014, saying that there is little reason for insurance premiums to go up as a result. Research by American Pet Products Association (APPA) indicates that the cost of vet bills will increase by $880million this year, reflecting a rising number of claims being put forward to US...

2014-05-20 23:09:15

Through Memorial Day, VPI Spearheads Donation Campaign at Paws4Heroes.com Brea, California (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 As Memorial Day approaches, we honor and remember our fallen military heroes. Additionally, in honor of our wounded warriors, Deckers Dogs is teaming up with Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) to raise money to help fund the rescue, care and training of service dogs for our military veterans returning home with disabilities. Through Memorial Day (May 26), VPI will donate $5 (up to...

2014-05-13 23:06:24

12th annual Stevie® Awards will be presented on June 13 in Chicago and September 12 in San Francisco. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Petplan, America’s best-loved pet insurer, is delighted to announce that the company has been named a finalist in the 2014 American Business Awards for fetch! magazine in both the print and electronic categories for Best House Organization Publication. Petplan will ultimately be a Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the...

2014-05-12 23:07:18

How does the insurance market tell the difference between a genuinely weird claim, and a false one? Anglo-American insurance technologist Aquarium Software is shedding light on such issues for a range of clients on both sides of the pond. New York (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Kittens ingesting Nerf darts, Jack Russells being carried off by owls and Labradors feasting on babies’ nappies. These are just some of the ‘Most Unusual Pet Insurance Claims’ compiled by America’s leading pet...

2014-05-08 08:33:04

Pet medical insurance provider Trupanion announces updates to its core policy to meet the health needs of pets. SEATTLE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trupanion, a medical insurance provider for pets, announced updates to its core policy based on suggestions and feedback from veterinarians and pet owners to make its policy even more comprehensive and accessible for pets. The company offers one simple, fair and comprehensive plan for pets that are sick or injured....


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