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Oct 02, 2019, 09:00 ET Petplan Acquired by Global Private Equity Firm Warburg Pincus

Petplan, a leading pet health insurance provider in North America, today announced that the company has been acquired by Warburg Pincus, a global...


May 16, 2019, 10:00 ET Petplan Tops 200,000 Active Subscriptions

Petplan, one of North America's leading providers for dog and cat health insurance, announced today that it reached more than 200,000 active...


Jan 23, 2019, 10:00 ET Paul Guyardo Named CEO of Petplan

Petplan announced today that Paul Guyardo will join the company as President & Chief Executive Officer, effective January 28, 2019. Guyardo was...


Jun 13, 2018, 09:00 ET Petplan Releases "Pet Insurance 101" Guide

Pet parents are faced with unexpected veterinary bills every day, and while some of them may be aware of pet insurance, they may not understand how...


Feb 06, 2013, 03:37 ET Forbes Names Philadelphia-Based Petplan Pet Insurance One of America's Most Promising Companies

Petplan pet insurance, the nation's No. 1 rated and fastest growing pet insurance provider, is delighted to announce that the company has been listed ...


Nov 30, 2011, 10:00 ET Petplan Pet Insurance Finds Spa Days, Swarovski Crystals Among "Howl-i-Day" Gifts for Furry Family Members

'Tis the season to celebrate with family and friends – and that includes the furry, four-legged ones! According to an online survey conducted by No....


Aug 23, 2011, 08:30 ET Petplan Pet Insurance Debuts on Inc. Magazine's List of America's 500 Fastest Growing Companies

Petplan, America's top-rated pet health insurer, today became the first and only pet insurance provider to be named to Inc. magazine's prestigious...


Aug 17, 2011, 11:42 ET Re-launched GoPetplan.com is "Top Dog" for Pet Health

GoPetplan.com, the website of leading pet insurance provider, Petplan, has gone to the dogs (and cats!), literally. Petplan recently re-launched its...


Apr 21, 2011, 12:59 ET Despite Sluggish Economy, Petplan Pet Insurance Triples in Size Since 2008

Pet health insurance, as an industry, has seen remarkable growth over the past decade. Despite the recent economic downturn, which has forced many...


Apr 19, 2011, 11:00 ET Petplan Pet Insurance Offers Tips on How to Select a Pet Insurance Provider

According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA) 2010 National Pet Owners Survey, the total cost of veterinary care in America exceeded $12...


Apr 14, 2011, 10:00 ET With Tax Day Near, Petplan Pet Insurance Recommends Investing a Portion of Your Tax Refund Into Protecting Your Family Pet

According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the average tax refund in 2010 was $3,036. But what do Americans do with this unexpected windfall? A ...


Apr 13, 2011, 10:56 ET When Dining Al Fresco with Fido, Sharing Food is Still a No-No, Reminds Petplan Pet Insurance

he Maryland General Assembly recently passed the Dining Out Growth Act, which allows dogs to accompany pet parents to outdoor dining establishments,...


Mar 17, 2011, 12:00 ET Pollen & Other Spring Allergens Don't Just Bother Humans - But Pets Too!

It's that time of year again. Many people suffer from seasonal allergies, but few know that their pets are also susceptible – especially in spring....


Mar 02, 2011, 02:00 ET As Pet Obesity Becomes a Major Health Issue, 'Spring' Back Into an Exercise Routine with Your Pet

As spring approaches, many Americans are restless to return outdoors, especially after a winter filled with comfort food. Perhaps slightly heavier...


Feb 14, 2011, 10:30 ET Hereditary Conditions Are a Necessary Long-Term Consideration When Selecting Purebred Dogs as a Pet

The Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show is considered the ultimate showcase of purebred dogs. With 2,500 champions, representing 173 breeds, this...


Feb 09, 2011, 10:00 ET If Your 'Love Potion #9' Mixes Chocolates & Flowers, Be Sure to Recognize the Dangers of These Sweet Gifts to Pets

With more than 58 million pounds of chocolate and $350 million in flowers sold for Valentine's Day, Americans show their love with these gifts....


Feb 07, 2011, 11:00 ET Record Cold Can Make Even a Quick Trip Outdoors Dangerous for Pets

As the United States battles freezing temperatures and 49 of 50 states have recorded measurable snow in 2011, humans are not the only ones who must...


Feb 01, 2011, 11:00 ET What Might Your Dog Have in Common With a Professional Athlete? An ACL Rupture

Ryan Grant, Daniel Sepulveda and Morgan Burnett would all be headed to Dallas, TX next week, to play major roles in the year's most important game,...


Jan 31, 2011, 12:00 ET Sharing Your Bed With Healthy, Well-Groomed Pets Poses Minimal Risk to Your Well-Being

The Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) new study, "Zoonoses in the Bedroom," featured in its February issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases,...


Dec 01, 2010, 10:00 ET Pets Breathe Easier with Holiday Donations to Fire and Rescue Departments

This holiday season, fire and rescue departments across the country will receive free pet oxygen mask kits to help pets recover from smoke inhalation ...


Oct 07, 2010, 05:06 ET Black Cats are 'Lucky' After All

Halloween conjures images of mysterious black cats that cross paths and bring bad luck. According to Petplan pet insurance, however, nothing could be ...


Sep 28, 2010, 03:33 ET Fire Safety Month Goes to the Dogs (and Cats)

In honor of "October is National Fire Safety Month," Petplan pet insurance and Wag'N Enterprises pet safety gear are joining forces to offer free...