Springtime Hazards for Pets


Winter has broken and Spring has finally arrived for most of us (we’re so, so sorry, New York).  You and your pet are itching to get outside, stretch your muscles and soak up some sunshine after a long winter hibernation, but be mindful of the unique hazards that Springtime activities can pose to your pet.  […]



To Declaw or Not to Declaw


Attitudes towards medical care change with the information, research, and opinions of the times. Twenty years ago, everyone declawed their indoor cats, and many of us probably thought very little of it. In recent years, however, popular opinion has shone a light on the pain, recovery, and psychological effects that declawing may have on cats. […]



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PetFirst Testimonial Of The Month – March 2015


Congratulations to Joycelyn Bila as our March 2015 Testimonial of the Month winner! “Our seven year old Chihuahua, Iggy, is a rascal. He’s always very lively, mischievous and playful but last year was a rough one for him. Suffering from severe gastric issues due to a gall bladder disease, Iggy was hospitalized for several days. […]





Pet Insurance Claim Of The Month – March 2015


MARCH’S PETFIRST PET INSURANCE CLAIM OF THE MONTH! $4,877.32 paid to the family of Tiger, a Domestic Long Hair cat from Maryland Tiger, a 2 year old Domestic Long Hair cat, injured his right front paw when attempting to jump from a box to the countertop. His pet parents took him to the emergency vet […]



Top 5 Poison Prevention Tips For Pets


Top 5 Poison Prevention Tips for Pets Since March kicks off Poison Prevention Awareness Month we’ve decided to bring you 5 top tips for preventing your beloved canine or feline friend from experiencing the dangers of a potentially poisoning. With the cold weather still upon us in many parts of the country, anti-freeze poisoning is […]



Tech Savvy Pets


By now, we all know at least one child who will grow up in a world in which the iPad has always existed. Technology is ubiquitous and it has become an integral part of our lives, and whatever becomes part of our lives becomes part of our pets’ lives, as well. Let’s take a look […]





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PetFirst Testimonial of the Month – February 2015


Congratulations to Dana Heimbach as our February 2015 Testimonial of the Month winner! “In May of last year, my dog Clinker and I were hiking through the woods.  She leaped off of the path to chase something and got hung up on a branch, creating a 10-12 inch skin tear down the inside of her […]