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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...

Jul 30, 2007, 01:00 ET

Multiple Pet Owners With VPI Pet Insurance Represent 17% of All Policyholders

BREA, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- American families are going to the dogs -- and cats and maybe iguanas or rabbits. In a recent review of...

Jul 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Debuts Products for Preventive Health Care to California's Pet-Owning Public

BREA, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance,...

Jul 02, 2007, 01:00 ET

Veterinary Pet Insurance Poll Reveals 23 Percent of Travelers Rove with Rover

BREA, Calif., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Family vacations have gone to the dogs -- and cats. Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest and...

May 22, 2007, 01:00 ET

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

BREA, Calif., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, recently...

Apr 06, 2007, 01:00 ET

California Mayors Recognize 25th Anniversary of Pet Insurance in America

BREA, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In a broad show of support for California-based Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) -- which is celebrating its...

Mar 06, 2007, 00:00 ET

Pet Insurance Is Also for the Birds and Exotics, According to Nation's Leading Pet Insurance Provider

BREA, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent analysis of more than 420,000 pets insured by Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) uncovered what most...

Jan 03, 2007, 00:00 ET

2007 Marks Quarter of a Century of Pet Health Insurance in the United States

BREA, Calif., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched with the combined vision and support of more than 700 independent veterinarians, the U.S. pet...

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...