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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...

2011-04-26 08:00:00

BREA, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While 2010 saw politicians argue the merits of human health insurance, there was little debate among employers as to the value of pet health insurance. Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, saw demand among employers at an all-time high in 2010. Last year the company added nearly 400 large companies and associations to the list of more than 2,200 groups that offer pet insurance as a...

2010-03-30 08:00:00

BREA, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- When Sally Benson of Grand Junction, Colo., lapsed into a diabetic coma in 2006, her German pinscher Thor came to her rescue by dialing 9-1-1, a task Benson had taught him years earlier. When Thor was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2009, Benson knew she had to repay him. "I couldn't put my dog down," Benson said, "I decided to do everything I could do to help him. He saved my life, so I saved his life." Today, Thor is cancer free. Veterinary Pet...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.