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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, […]



SEPTEMBER’S PETFIRST PET INSURANCE CLAIM OF THE MONTH!


$1,044.68 paid to the family of Sammie Shayne, a 3-year-old pup from Okatie, SC Sammie is your typical 3-year-old dog, with a playful personality who loves to romp around with her two fur-sisters. That changed when Sammie’s parents heard her yelp and ran in to find her in a tussle with a Copperhead snake. With […]



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PetFirst’s May 2015 Pet of the Month Contest Winner


CONGRATS TO ZEUS, PETFIRST’S MAY PET OF THE MONTH! Zeus is making the most out of his second chance at life and definitely deserves to be our May Pet of the Month! “My best buddy Zeus came to me through Every Dog Counts Rescue in Indianapolis, Indiana. I am a volunteer for them and had […]



Pet Insurance Claim of the Month – May 2015


MAY’S PETFIRST PET INSURANCE CLAIM OF THE MONTH! $1,520.01 paid to the family of Toby, a Border Collie Mix from Connecticut Freshly washed grapes looked too good to resist for a 1 year old Border Collie Mix named Toby. After eating the grapes right out of the sink, Toby started to feel sick. Toby’s family […]



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PetFirst Testimonial of the Month – May 2015


Congratulations to Jo Cunningham as our May 2015 Testimonial of the Month winner! “May 5th was Bud the Beagle’s 14th birthday.  We truly believe that were it not for our partnership with PetFirst, and our ability to pay our vet bills because of them, Bud might not be the happy 14 year old he is […]



Pet Cancer Signs & Symptoms


Cancer accounts for nearly half of all disease-related pet deaths every year. Dogs get cancer at nearly the same rate as humans (approximately one in four dogs will develop cancer at some point in his life). Half of all dogs over the age of 10 will develop cancer at some point. It is theorized that, […]



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PetFirst Testimonial Of The Month – April 2015


Congratulations to Rachel McFadyen as our April 2015 Testimonial of the Month winner! “Polly is our lovely Sharprador (SharPei/Labrador cross). It’s not a boutique breed, but it should be!  Less than a week after we became her forever family, she jumped right through our bamboo hedge chasing after a squirrel and sliced open the inside […]



Pet Insurance Claim Of The Month – April 2015


APRIL’S PETFIRST PET INSURANCE CLAIM OF THE MONTH! $1,319.00 paid to the family of Maggie, an Aussie-Doodle from Oregon. Maggie, a 5 year old Aussie-Doodle with a history of dietary indiscretion, thought it was a good idea to eat 24 oz. of milk chocolate peppermint bark one night. Boy was she wrong. An hour later […]



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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 […]