SEATTLE, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Paws Pet Insurance—the #1 customer-rated provider of health insurance for dogs and cats— is proud to announce that they are joining forces with the nation's largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers, Rover.com. The two compatible companies target the same audience: those who consider their pets to be part of the family. Rover.com helps pet parents take the best care of their pets while they are away from home, and Healthy Paws helps those same pet parents save up to 90% on vet bills for unexpected accidents and illnesses.
Pets are big business with 44% of all households in the United States having a dog and 35% a cat, and as millennials are delaying having children, they are redefining what it truly means to be a pet parent. From social media accounts in their pet's names to organic food and high-tech accessories, young Americans are fueling the rapid growth in the pet industry. In spite of this development, the majority of pet parents are still not aware that pet health insurance exists or understand how it works. Now Rover.com's customers and pet sitters will have an opportunity to learn about Healthy Paws and the benefits of pet health insurance. And since Rover.com is particularly popular with a younger clientele, Healthy Paws will have another avenue to reach the demographic who might benefit from a break in vet bills the most: millennials.
"Rover.com and Healthy Paws share the same goal: helping pet parents take the best possible care of their 4-legged friends," says John Lapham, General Counsel and Head of Business Development at Rover. "We know that health care for pets can sometimes be as expensive as it is for people. We are excited to help spread the word about pet health insurance to both our customers and sitters and for more animal lovers to enjoy the benefits of home based pet sitting and walking provided by Rover.com. "
The arrangement between these two companies will not only raise awareness for pet insurance but also about the services Rover.com offers: local pet boarding and sitting, dog walking, and drop-in visits with the security of a reputable, nationwide company. Rover.com screens all of their sitters, and pet parents can easily find and book nearby trusted sitters and walkers on Rover.com's website or with the Rover.com app.
"Pet sitters are especially helpful if your pet is recovering from an accident or illness and needs someone to look after them while you are away at work," says Rob Jackson, co-founder and CEO at Healthy Paws Pet Insurance. "We know that many pet parents take time off work to be with their four-legged family members when they're sick. Rover.com really takes the worry out of those moments."
To learn more about pet health insurance and get a free instant quote, visit the Healthy Paws website at www.healthypawspetinsurance.com. To check out pet sitters and walkers in your neighborhood, please visit www.rover.com.
About Healthy Paws Pet Insurance®
Healthy Paws is one of the leading pet insurance program providers in the U.S. for dogs and cats and ranked #1 by customers on leading review websites. Policies are underwritten and issued by ACE American Insurance Company, Indemnity Insurance Company of North America, ACE Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Atlantic Employers Insurance Company, members of the Chubb Group.
The Healthy Paws Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides cash grants to pet adoption organizations specifically for life-saving vaccines, spay/neuter surgeries and advanced medical treatments of homeless pets in their care. Learn more about their mission to save more homeless pets and how you can help. For more information about Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, visit https://www.healthypawspetinsurance.com/.
Rover.com® is the largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers in North America. Serving pet parents across the U.S. and Canada, Rover connects dog owners with trusted pet care whenever they need it. Millions of services have been booked on Rover, including pet sitting, dog walking, in-home dog boarding, and doggy day care.
Founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover improves and simplifies life for dog people and the pets they love. As The Dog People™, Rover gives pet parents peace of mind whenever they're away from their dogs by offering premium insurance, 24/7 support, background checks, vet consultations, GPS walk tracking, and the nation's #1 pet sitting and dog walking app. And with Daily Treat—one of the nation's top dog blogs—Rover reaches millions of readers with tips and articles that delight, inform, and enhance the bond between people and their pets.
SOURCE Healthy Paws Pet Insurance