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2014-03-18 23:21:50

Survey reveals pet parents are unaware that bathrooms and backyards harbor hidden pet health hazards. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Petplan knows suspicious snouts and prying paws always seem to be able to sniff out trouble, even in the most pet-proofed homes. In honor of Poison Prevention Awareness Month, America’s best-loved insurer recently conducted an online survey of more than 5,700 pet parents to test their toxin know-how – and the results were surprising. It turns...

2014-03-12 23:03:59

Adoptable pets compete to win $5,000 for their shelter. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 In the first com-paw-tition of its kind, 16 adoptable pets will “play” to win donations from Petplan pet insurance for each move up the bracket in the Tournament of Tails: Sweet 16 Shelter Pet Challenge – with the champion scoring a $5,000 donation for their shelter. The fun starts on “Selection Sunday,” March 16, when Petplan will reveal the 16 furry friends competing for the win....

2014-03-06 04:23:36

Since its debut last year, Trupanion's Shelter Support Program has given over $45,000 to non-profit animal shelters across the U.S. SEATTLE, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trupanion donated over $45,000 to non-profit animal shelters across the U.S. and Canada since the 2013 launch of its Shelter Support Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/SF78009LOGO Trupanion, a medical coverage provider for pets, launched the Shelter Support Program in March 2013 in service of...

2014-02-19 23:03:38

2013 My Vet’s the Best Grand Prize Winner Dr. Sarah Coburn to Aid Pets in Need With Prize Money Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC (Pets Best), a leading U.S. pet insurance agency, has named Dr. Sarah Coburn the 2013 grand prize winner of its nationwide My Vet’s the Best contest. Dr. Coburn practices at North Slope Borough Veterinary Clinic in Barrow, Alaska, which is the sole source of veterinary care within an 89,000-square-mile area. Pets...

2014-02-17 23:01:13

America’s best-loved pet insurer honors four paw-picked winners at second annual Veterinary Awards Dinner. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Now celebrating its second year on American soil, the Petplan Veterinary Awards recently shone a well-deserved spotlight on those outstanding veterinary professionals who spend their days (and nights, in some cases) caring for four-legged family members. Petplan, America’s best-loved insurer, is delighted to introduce the winners of the...

2014-02-11 23:02:01

Petplan Valentine’s story contest spotlights sacrifices pet parents make for their pet’s well-being. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 There’s nothing some pet parents won’t do for their furry friends, especially when it comes to their health – from refinancing a home mortgage to dipping into a wedding fund. This Valentine’s Day, Petplan, America’s best-loved pet insurer, sought to spotlight pet parents who went to ext-paw-dinary lengths to help their pets get the...

2014-02-04 08:35:27

Pet Owners Spend More on Dental Conditions than Prevention BREA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, marks February as Pet Dental Health Month by reminding pet owners about the importance of regular dental care for their four-legged loved ones. In 2013, VPI policyholders spent more than $11.2 million on dental conditions and procedures, the fourth most common type of claim submitted to the...

2014-01-28 23:04:03

Petplan reveals the most common health conditions that had pets feeling sick as a dog. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Before closing the door on 2013, Petplan, America’s best-loved pet insurer, pawed through a year’s worth of claims to sniff out the 10 most common health conditions for dogs and cats in 2013. For the third year in a row, tummy troubles topped the list, followed closely by cancer and lameness. The biggest mover on the list, though, is periodontal disease –...

2014-01-22 23:26:17

Debt Consolidation USA publishes an article that teaches consumers how to save on pet expenses. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA acknowledges how a household budget contains a lot of details about a consumer’s life. Usually, consumers try to find ways to save on their usual expenses to make room for other important financial obligations. In an article published last January 19, 2014, the debt relief website focuses on pet owners. The article is titled, “Pet...

2014-01-08 12:29:21

Pet Owners Continue Trend of Giving Pets Human Monikers BREA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second straight year, "Bella" and "Max" reign as 'top dogs' as the modern-day monikers led the list of most common dog and cat names in 2013. Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, sorted its database of more than 500,000 insured pets to determine the most popular pet names of 2013. Following are the top 10 most...


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call-note
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