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Dec 05, 2006, 00:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Releases 10 Most Popular Canine Purebreds Insured

BREA, Calif., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holidays approaching and many pet lovers considering bringing a new four-legged family member into...

Nov 02, 2006, 00:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Kicks Off Second Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month

BREA, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) launched Pet Cancer Awareness Month in November 2006 to call attention to...

Oct 18, 2006, 01:00 ET

Sixty-Eight Percent of Surveyed Pet Owners Plan to Dress Up Their Furry Family Members This Halloween

BREA, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Trick-or-treating isn't just for kids anymore, according to a recent survey of Veterinary Pet Insurance...

Aug 31, 2006, 01:00 ET

First-Time Study Reveals No Evidence That Search and Rescue Dogs' Health Affected by Exposure to 9/11 Sites

BREA, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The heroes that heeded the call of duty after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks are countless. As...

Jul 20, 2006, 01:00 ET

Largest Pet Insurer Releases Top 10 Reasons Pets Taken to the Veterinarian

BREA, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, urinary tract infection was the top medical condition that cat owners filed...

Jul 06, 2006, 01:00 ET

Point and Click Pet Health Insurance Comparison Shopping Guide Launched on petinsurance.com

BREA, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent surge of new pet health insurance providers entering the marketplace, a convenient resource...

Jun 06, 2006, 01:00 ET

Most Pet Owners Will Spend Anything to Save Pet's Life, Survey Says

BREA, Calif., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If you would pay any amount of money to ensure a long and happy life for your pet, you're not alone....

May 11, 2006, 01:00 ET

Summertime Fun Sends More Pets to the Veterinarian, According to Largest Pet Insurer

BREA, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer fast approaching, more pets will be spending extended hours outdoors enjoying the sun. However,...

Mar 31, 2006, 00:00 ET

Spring Allergies Afflicting Pets Too, According to VPI Data

BREA, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as humans experience an increase in allergies in the Spring when pollutants and allergens are at...

Feb 13, 2006, 00:00 ET

Surprising Number of Pet Owners Celebrating Pets' Birthdays, According to Policyholder Survey

BREA, Calif., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- If you think the average American pet's life is a piece of cake, you may be on to something. According...

Dec 20, 2005, 00:00 ET

Nation's Leading Pet Insurer Reveals Most Popular Dog and Cat Names for 2005

BREA, Calif., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As the holidays and the New Year quickly approach, animal lovers may plan on adding a new pet to their...

Nov 16, 2005, 00:00 ET

Nation's Leading Pet Insurer Devotes November to Cancer Awareness by Sharing Proprietary Claims Data

BREA, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis of 2004 cancer-related claims data from Veterinary Pet Insurance Co./DVM Insurance Agency...

Oct 06, 2005, 01:00 ET

Nation's Leading Pet Insurer Provides Health Coverage to Animals Affected by Hurricane Katrina

BREA, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help pets and pet owners in the Gulf Coast recover from the devastating Hurricane Katrina,...

Sep 02, 2005, 01:00 ET
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Are You Prepared for a Pet Emergency?

BREA, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of Hurricane Katrina -- potentially the country's costliest storm which reeked havoc along...

Jul 21, 2005, 01:00 ET

Nation's Leading Pet Insurer Shares Top Ten Reasons Owners Take Their Pets to the Veterinarian

BREA, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent review of policyholder claims by Veterinary Pet Insurance Company/DVM Insurance Agency (VPI)...

May 24, 2005, 01:00 ET

Can Your Pet Get You Sick? Veterinary Pet Insurance Warns Against 'Zoonosis'

BREA, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- When most people think about protecting themselves from disease, they usually think about avoiding contact...

Mar 29, 2005, 00:00 ET

Millions of Obese Pets Mirror American Obesity Epidemic

BREA, Calif., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans' waistlines continue to grow, so do their pooches' paunches. According to the American...

Sep 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Learn the Art Behind Naming a New Pet:

BREA, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that giving your pet the wrong name can result in learning difficulties, behavioral issues...

Jul 22, 2004, 01:00 ET

Are You Prepared for a Pet Emergency?

BREA, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you prepared to protect your pet in case of an unexpected disaster like a fire, flood, earthquake or...

Jun 15, 2004, 01:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Gives Pets New 'Wheels'

BREA, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Shotz may not have use of his back legs, but he has his wheels. A seven-year-old dachshund whose hind legs...