Bullmastiff that ate a spatula wins weirdest pet insurance claim award

A dog from Lake Charles, Louisiana won the award by consuming the kitchen utensil. A Nationwide pet insurance claim involving a dog that ate a spatula might have been scary at the time, but ended up being an award-winning tale. The owners of the unfortunate pooch were relieved to have an insurance policy to pay for their dog’s care. The Lake Charles, Louisiana bullmastiff won the insurer’s most unusual pet insurance claim of the year award for 2017. This was certainly good news after the poor dog was required to…

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Pet insurance is offered by a growing number of companies

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Though traditionally a very small market, as the popularity of these products take off, insurers are taking notice. When it comes to pet insurance, companies are now starting to see a far greater opportunity than was ever available before, as owners start to consider animals as furry family members instead of a beast that is somewhat disposable. The importance of these animals – especially dogs and cats – has lead to massive advancements in veterinary medicine. While the evolution of veterinary medicine has made it possible to provide these animals…

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Pet insurance company expands annual veterinary awards

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Petplan has announced that it is now receiving nominations and that it has added an additional category. Millions of people who have cats, dogs, and other animals as a part of their families know the importance of finding the best veterinarian – along with an incredible support team – and one pet insurance company is continuing its annual veterinary awards this year in order to recognize those outstanding individuals. These awards honor not only the best veterinarians, but also the professionals who provide the rest of the care and support.…

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Pet insurance is among the most popular American worker benefits

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A growing number of businesses are now subsidizing and discounting the cost of the coverage for their employees. The trend for companies to offer their workers pet insurance as a part of their benefits packages is a growing one, as people increasingly feel that their animal companions are members of the family. Businesses across the country are working to make themselves more attractive to talented workers. One in three Fortune 500 companies offers plans from Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the oldest and largest animal health insurer in the United States.…

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Pet insurance company Pethealth to acquire parts of PurinaCare’s assets

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  Some of the latter company’s coverage operations have been purchased through this agreement. Pethealth Inc. has just announced that its PTZ Insurance agency subsidiary has now entered into an acquisition agreement with Nestle Purina Claims Processing, Inc. and its PurinaCare services in order to purchase some of its pet insurance operations. The acquisition covers the Purinacare Insurance Services, Inc. operations in terms of certain operations. Those operations are specific to the administration of the pet insurance program at Purina, and the ownership of the rights to the renewals of…

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Pet insurance premiums are spiking in the UK

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Some dog and cat owners are discovering that the health coverage for their animals is rising fast. Many of the cat and dog owners in the United Kingdom are facing an unpleasant discovery when they renew their pet insurance policies, as they are discovering that the coverage is becoming much more costly. Some animal owners have experienced premium hikes of over 40 percent. At that rate of increase, the premiums are rising at approximately 15 times the rate of inflation. This is forcing many to have to make a difficult…

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Pet insurance company names new VP of Veterinary Channel Development

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Petplan has just announced the naming of Steve Shell into this position. Petplan pet insurance has just revealed that it has named Steve Shell to the position of vice president of Veterinary Channel Development. Shell has over thirty years of experience within the industry of animal health in the United States. The top rated pet insurance company, as well as one of the most rapidly growing in the United States has recognized his experience and success at Invervet/Schering-Plough, Pfizer Animal Health, and Merck Animal Health, and took care to identify…

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