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Pet enrichment ideas and tutorials for dog owners and cat owners.

Inexpensive and Easy DIY Enrichment Ideas for Animal Shelters


As animal care providers, you realize the welfare of shelter animals is more than just meeting the basic needs of food and shelter.  Providing shelter animals with environmental stimuli helps reduces boredom, stress and undesired behaviors which improves their adoptability.  It can also make the shelter a more pleasant environment to workers and potential adopters […]



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 […]





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 […]



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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 […]



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 […]