News from veterinary pet insurance A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

( NASDAQ-NMS:CENT,NASDAQ-NMS:CENTA)

Feb 17, 2009, 09:00 ET

Sick as a Dog: Pets' Top Medical Conditions of 2008

Largest Pet Insurance Company Reveals Last Year's Most Common Claims Not all the similarities between pets and people are cute and cuddly. Take...

Jan 06, 2009, 09:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Reveals Top 10 Dog and Cat Names of 2008

Traditional Pet Names on the Decline as "Max" Tops Dog and Cat Lists The faithfulness of man's best friend led many in the past to consider Fido...

Nov 24, 2008, 13:07 ET

Fido Got Run Over By a Reindeer: The 10 Vet Bills That Stole Christmas

Sure, it's the most wonderful time of the year, but that doesn't mean Rover won't get sick, break a leg, or eat a nativity set. "He ate a sheep...

Sep 25, 2008, 01:00 ET

Nation's Largest Pet Insurer Reveals Top 10 Insured Dog Breeds

BREA, Calif., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- True to its name, the Labrador retriever keeps coming back. Year after year, the Labrador retriever is...

Aug 26, 2008, 01:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Announces First Winner in Monthly Contest Highlighting Bizarre Pet Accidents

BREA, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people's diets contain too much sugar. But for Sugar, the Jack Russell terrier, the problem was too...

Jul 10, 2008, 01:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Reports Pet Emergencies a Costly Reality

BREA, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- As the economy squeezes consumer's discretionary income, many pet owners are recalculating their household...

Jun 17, 2008, 01:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Reveals Top 10 Reasons Pets Taken to the Veterinarian in 2007

BREA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- There's no way around it: sometimes Fluffy gets stuffy and even cats can end up sick as a dog. Veterinary...

May 12, 2008, 01:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Poll Reveals Many Consider Pets Appropriate at Weddings

BREA, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Something old, something new, something borrowed, something chewed? According to a recent poll by...

Apr 14, 2008, 01:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Launches National Pet Parent's Day

BREA, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, has...

Mar 20, 2008, 01:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Data Reveals Well-Intended Pet Owners Unknowingly Poisoning Their Pets

BREA, Calif., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In the average household, many pets are only one bite away from disaster. Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI),...

Mar 05, 2008, 00:00 ET

Is Your Dog a Canine-stein or a Bonehead?

BREA, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Petinsurance.com, the most frequently-visited pet health insurance Web site in the United States, now...

Feb 01, 2008, 00:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Data Reveals Pet Dental Health a Low Priority for Many Pet Owners

BREA, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of National Pet Dental Health Month, Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) analyzed claims data to find...

Jan 14, 2008, 00:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Reveals Most Expensive Pet Conditions

BREA, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With pets, it's wise to expect the unexpected, but should the unexpected occur, forget about buying that...

Nov 29, 2007, 00:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Poll Reveals Insured Pets Visiting the Doctor More Than People

BREA, Calif., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, recently...

Nov 01, 2007, 01:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Kicks Off Third Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month

BREA, Calif., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, launched...

Oct 24, 2007, 01:00 ET

Nation's Largest Pet Insurer Reveals Top 10 Items Surgically Removed From Pets

BREA, Calif., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Call it the $1,000 sock, because by the time your veterinarian reaches the source of Fido's digestive...

Oct 16, 2007, 01:00 ET

Nation's Largest Pet Insurer Examines Effects of Pet Food Recall

BREA, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, reported...

Sep 25, 2007, 01:00 ET

Nation's Largest Pet Insurer Encourages Pet Safety on Halloween

BREA, Calif., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, the...

Aug 22, 2007, 01:00 ET

Nation's Largest Pet Insurer Reveals Most Popular Dog and Cat Names

BREA, Calif., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Say farewell to Fido and so long to Spot. According to Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest...

Aug 16, 2007, 01:00 ET

Nation's Largest Pet Insurer Reveals Pet Obesity Costing Millions

BREA, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A fat cat, or dog, may result in a fat bill. Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest and...