Meet the PetFirst Pet Insurance Team: Samantha Weldon, Account Executive


Your name: Samantha Weldon     How long have you been working at PetFirst: Almost 2 years           Pets at home (name, age, species, breed): Trixie, 6 yrs old dog Norwegian buhund mix What is your role at PetFirst? Account Executive in Animal Welfare What did you do before working at PetFirst Pet Insurance? Account Management for an […]



Tips for those wanting to volunteer at an animal shelter: Guest Blogger, Danielle Salice


After losing my boy, Capone, in January, I was at a complete loss. He was with me EVERYDAY. As a certified Service Animal, he helped me overcome physical limitations after a bad car accident and together we volunteered at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, nursing homes and visited several special needs classrooms in both […]



Your Pet’s New Vet Visit: 5 Questions to Ask


Whether you’re bringing home a new pet for simply trying out a new veterinarian, your first visit to the vet is critical in establishing a healthy and functioning relationship between you, the vet, and your pet. Before your visit, write down any questions you want to ask your new vet, and take a notebook to […]







The Dangers of Retractable Leashes


It seems there are so many decisions that go into pet ownership – when and what type of vaccines to give your pet, how much preventative care to provide, choosing a healthy pet food and treat options, etc. You can now add “selecting the proper leash” to that ever-growing list. That’s right- some leashes can […]





5 Reasons to Date Guys With Cats


We’re all too familiar with the Crazy Cat Lady stereotype but less common is the single male cat lover. Somewhere along the way, we as a society decided that women should have cats and men should have dogs, and personally, I think that’s silly. Guys who love cats are likely to have many other endearing qualities […]



Finding Separation Anxiety Triggers For Your Pet


Dogs are social creatures just like us. They thrive on companionship and social interaction. However, despite our best intentions and sometimes hectic schedules, there may be times when our canine friends have to spend some time alone. For pet parents who have dogs with separation anxiety, this can be a challenging situation. According to the […]