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Jun 17, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Pet Health Insurance Popularity Soars as an Employee Benefit

BREA, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- National "Take Your Dog to Work Day" is Friday, June 20. While not all companies allow furry four-legged...

Apr 02, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Top 10 Medical Conditions that Prompt a Visit to the Vet

 While seemingly minor ailments in pets such as an ear infection, skin problems, stomach ache or a cough are rarely life-threatening, they can...

Feb 06, 2014, 08:30 ET
With more than 500,000 pets insured nationwide, Veterinary Pet Insurance is the first and largest pet health insurance(http://www.petinsurance.com/plans-and-coverage/dog-insurance.aspx) company in the United States.  (PRNewsFoto/Veterinary Pet Insurance)

Valentine's Day Inspired Pet Names Revealed

 In honor of Valentine's Day, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, analyzed...

Feb 04, 2014, 08:30 ET

February is Pet Dental Health Month

 Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, marks February as Pet Dental Health Month...

Jan 08, 2014, 10:51 ET

Nation's Largest Pet Insurer Reveals Top Pet Names of 2013

 For the second straight year, "Bella" and "Max" reign as 'top dogs' as the modern-day monikers led the list of most common dog and cat names...

Nov 20, 2013, 08:30 ET

Keeping Pets Safe During the Holiday Season

From munching on colorful holiday light bulbs to ingesting chocolate treats intended for human consumption, pets are exposed to a variety of...

Nov 05, 2013, 08:30 ET

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

In 2012, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, received more than 55,000 claims for...

Oct 16, 2013, 08:30 ET

Most Unusual Pet Insurance Claim of the Year Revealed

An ingested bag of toxic onion rings, timely Facebook feedback, and life-saving care at a Boston-area animal hospital led to Winnie 'the pooch'...

Sep 24, 2013, 08:30 ET

Cast Your Vote for the Most Unusual Pet Insurance Claim of the Year

 After reviewing more than one million pet insurance claims received by Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI)  over the past year, 11 were...

Aug 21, 2013, 09:00 ET

Accidental Ailments Fuel Veterinary Visits

Last year, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI) policyholders spent more than $37 million treating medical conditions related to pet accidents. In...

Jul 31, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Wackiest Pet Names of the Year Revealed

Each year, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, celebrates the most clever,...

Jun 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

Obesity-Related Claims Rise Among Companion Animals

 Giving pets table scraps and treats may seem like a harmless reward for your cuddly canine or friendly feline, but it can lead to health...

Jun 12, 2013, 09:00 ET

Pet Health Insurance One of Fastest Growing Employee Benefits

 As the U.S. job market recovers, employers are strengthening their benefits package by offering employees one of the fastest growing...

Jun 04, 2013, 08:30 ET

Dog Parks: Safety Tips for Pooches & People

 While frolicking in the park is great exercise and a good time for our playful pooches, canines may return home from the dog park with more...

May 20, 2013, 09:15 ET

Tips for Traveling with Pets

According to the Travel Industry Association of America, approximately 30 million people travel with pets each year. With so many pets on the road,...

Apr 03, 2013, 08:00 ET

Top 10 Dog and Cat Medical Conditions that Prompt a Visit to the Vet

 Just like their human counterparts, when pets are afflicted with even seemingly minor ailments such as an ear infection, stomach ache or...

Mar 05, 2013, 09:00 ET

Veterinary Wellness Visits Keep Pet Costs Down

 Pet owners can save hundreds and even thousands of dollars on veterinary costs each year by taking pets to their veterinarian for routine...

Feb 07, 2013, 08:30 ET

Top 10 Valentine's Day Inspired Pet Names Revealed

In honor of Valentine's Day, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, analyzed its...

Jan 31, 2013, 08:30 ET

February is Pet Dental Health Month

 February is Pet Dental Health Month, and Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance,...

Jan 29, 2013, 08:30 ET

Kitten Gets Stuck in Washing Machine, Creating Near 'Cat'astrophe

 Many of us have experienced a laundry mishap or two – perhaps inadvertently mixing our "darks" with our "whites." Unfortunately for...

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