SEATTLE, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Trupanion, Inc. (NYSE: TRUP), a high growth provider of medical plans for cats and dogs, announced a new partnership today with Pet Partners, LLC, one of the largest private owners of freestanding veterinary hospitals.
"This partnership with Trupanion will ensure that all the clients within our family of veterinary hospitals have access to unrivaled medical coverage, so they can focus on their pet's recovery and not the financial stress," said Lance Sprinkle, Pet Partners' Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder. "At the same time, our hospital teams can expect superior service from Trupanion, which enables them to provide their patients with the best veterinary medicine possible."
Founded by two well-respected veterinarians in 2003, PetPartners manages the needs of over 60 hospitals throughout the United States. While each hospital is unique to the community in which it operates, they all share an inherent passion for medical excellence and an unparalleled level of commitment to customer service.
"We are thrilled to partner with Pet Partners in a joint effort to empower their hospitals to continue providing the pets we all love with optimum care, void of financial limitations," said Darryl Rawlings, Trupanion's Chief Executive Officer. "Pet Partners is well regarded within the animal health community and we are aligned in our interest to support independent veterinary practices throughout the United States. Building strategic relationships throughout the animal health community continues to play an important role in driving the overall awareness and growth of Trupanion."
The partnership names Trupanion as the preferred provider of medical insurance for cats and dogs in Pet Partners' more than 60 affiliated veterinary hospitals in the United States. Trupanion's role is to support and educate Pet Partners' hospitals.
Trupanion is the leading provider of medical plans for cats and dogs throughout the United States and Canada. For almost two decades, Trupanion's medical plan has given pet owners peace of mind so they can focus on their pet's recovery, not financial stress. Trupanion is committed to providing pet owners with the highest value proposition in pet medical insurance. Trupanion offers a simple, fair and comprehensive medical plan for cats and dogs that pays 90 percent of the actual veterinary costs for unexpected illnesses and injuries with no payout limits. Trupanion is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TRUP. Trupanion was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA. For more information please visit Trupanion.com.
Laura Bainbridge, Addo Communications
Britta Gidican, Trupanion Director of Public Relations
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