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2014-04-16 23:09:10

Petplan Looks at Vets and Pets Around the Globe in Honor of World Veterinary Day Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 American pets, hold on to your collars. Petplan pet insurance dug up some shocking pet health statistics from around the globe just in time for World Veterinary Day on Saturday, April 26. Get this: a whopping 44% of fellow dogs and cats across the pond have pet insurance. Compare that to the mere 1% of insured American pets, and one can’t help but wonder how U.S. pet...

2014-04-14 23:01:31

Edmonton, Alberta (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 If only pets could talk. The big changes happening at Canada’s animal shelters would make the rounds from dog park to groomer’s chair. What’s all the bark about? Pet insurance. When Petplan pet insurance set paw in Canada last year, the shelter pet experience in Winnipeg got a big boost – the kind that not only finds cats and dogs new homes, but helps keep them there for life. Thanks to Petplan, every cat and dog adopted at the Winnipeg...

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....

2014-02-17 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...

2014-01-28 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 –...

2013-02-06 16:23:58

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Petplan pet insurance, the nation's No. 1 rated and fastest growing pet insurance provider, is delighted to announce that the company has been listed at No. 34 of Forbes magazine's annual ranking of America's Most Promising Companies - a list of 100 privately held, high-growth companies with bright futures. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101019/PETPLANLOGO ) One metric never says it all. For the Most Promising list, Forbes strove for...

2011-10-17 14:25:00

Americaâs top-rated pet insurance provider, Petplan, warns against top holiday health hazards. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 While Halloween can be fanciful fun for adults and children, it can be especially scary for four-legged family members. Hereâs a nasty number: Petplan claims data reveals a 284 percent increase in claims filed for candy-related pet health issues and emergencies during Halloween week. This year, a record 161 million...

2011-08-23 07:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Petplan, America's top-rated pet health insurer, today became the first and only pet insurance provider to be named to Inc. magazine's prestigious "Inc. 500" list, recognizing the nation's fastest growing private companies. Making its debut at number 123, Petplan was recognized for both tripling its Philadelphia-based workforce and growing its gross written premiums by more than 2,200 percent over the past three years, despite the challenging...