Tag Archives: Pet Insurance

Learn more about the benefits of pet insurance, and dog and cat insurance coverage options.

Meet the PetFirst Pet Insurance Team: Tamzin Bennett, Customer Service Representative


Your name: Tamzin Bennett How long have you been working at PetFirst: 4 Months Pets at home (name, age, species, breed): Gizmo, 3, Dog, Pomeranian/Terrier Mix Nugget. 7, Cat, American Shorthair What is your role at PetFirst? I work in the customer service department at PetFirst where I work directly with pet parents to help […]



How often should I give my cat a bath?


Keeping your cat’s skin and coat healthy is important to your cat’s overall well-being. But, since cats can become aggressive or irritated when you try to bathe them, it is easy to get in the habit of skipping it altogether. However, getting your cat into a regular grooming routine can help ease the stress and […]



Is Clicker Training Right for You and Your Dog?


If you have a dog, you probably have heard how clicker training is supposed to be more fun (and effective) for both you and your dog. It is also touted as enabling a faster learning turnaround than the more traditional voice command training.  Hearing that clicker training is a better option, you may have tried […]



Changing Your Dog’s Food: Not as easy and just buying and filling the bowl


There are times in your dog’s life where changing their food is necessary or beneficial to your pet. I hadn’t given it much thought until looking at my 7-year-old Shih Tzu’s food bag one day- it was made for adult dogs 1-6 years of age. Gasp! Our sweet little baby was no longer a baby, […]



5 Reasons Your New Kitten Needs Pet Insurance


The curiosity of the average cat is well known, and it can get the best of even the most well-behaved kitten as it continues growing and exploring. This usually leads to situations that are more adorable than dangerous, but when it’s the latter, pet insurance becomes an invaluable commodity. As recently illustrated with insurance for […]



My Pet Is Sick. I Can’t Afford The Veterinary Care They Need.


Unfortunately, many times pet owners learn about pet insurance after it is too late- they are at the emergency clinic with a pet that is very sick or has sustained an extensive injury. Pet insurance cannot cover pre-existing conditions, so many pet parents have to look for other avenues to get the vet care and […]







CJ, a German Shorthaired Pointer, Wins Best in Show at Westminster: We break down the good, the not so good, and the adorableness of this breed


The German Shorthaired Pointer (GSP) was bred for hunting in 19th century Germany. They are known for their strong, powerful legs that allow them to turn quickly and speedily. Let’s learn a little bit more about the breed that took home the “Best In Show” at this year’s Westminster Dog Show. Breed Stats Size:   […]



Meet The PetFirst Pet Insurance Team: Chelsea Mull, Digital Marketing Manager


Your name: Chelsea Mull How long have you been working at PetFirst: 5 wonderful years Pets at home: Ari, an 8-year-old Shih Tzu What is your role at PetFirst? I am the Digital Marketing Manager, which means I am responsible for the content you are reading now, and all aspects of e-commerce for PetFirst. I […]