IRVINE, Calif., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive Health, Inc., a leader and innovator in network and ancillary product solutions (CHI), parent company of WellCard Savings, today announced its partnership with whiskerDocs. The whiskerDocs 24/7 Pet Help Line offers veterinary telehealth support to worried pet parents around the country.
"According to Petplan, a pet insurance company, the average cost of unexpected veterinary care for dogs and cats is between $800 and $1,500, depending on where you live. WellCard Savings provides a marketplace of tools for consumers where they can find savings opportunities to fit their lifestyle." – Kimberly Darling – CEO & Founder, Competitive Health, Inc.
The unique whiskerDocs service offering folds well into the marketplace of benefits offered through WellCard Savings. The new benefit allows for a previously underserved market of pet parents to have access to resources, education, and peace of mind without having to leave their home. From illnesses and toxic ingestions to behavioral issues and wellness care, whiskerDocs fills critical gaps in care.
"Every pet parent needs a helping hand sometimes, even if it's not an emergency or their veterinarian is available," says Deb Leon, CEO of whiskerDocs. "whiskerDocs serves as an advocate for both pets and their owners, providing neutral guidance and invaluable education. We know that most pet owners feel their pets are part of their family and are willing to pay for the care needed. Our job is to help pet parents make the right decision about where and when to spend their money."
About Competitive Health, Inc.
Competitive Health is the preeminent supplier and distributor of digital health and lifestyle solutions. The firm's direct agreements with the nation's leading telehealth companies, retail clinics, and PPO networks, position CHI to provide unlimited access and unprecedented savings to clients and members. CHI has saved hundreds of millions of dollars for insurance carriers, third-party administrators, affinity groups and exchanges, since 1996.
whiskerDocs is the leading 24/7 pet hotline providing instant, real-time access to veterinary experts. Headquartered in Skokie, IL, whiskerDocs supports over 1 million memberships throughout North America, via phone, email, and live chat services. Since 2011, whiskerDocs has been committed to providing pet parents with the highest level of customer service in the pet industry. Visit whiskerdocs.com to learn more.