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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 […]



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. […]



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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 […]



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PetFirst Testimonial Of The Month – January 2015


Congratulations to Kimberly Croft as our January 2015 Testimonial of the Month winner! “My dog is a female, spayed mix breed named Dixie.  I got her at the SPCA when she was 6 months of age.  She is now 12 years old.  My experience with Petfirst has been extraordinary.   Dixie was diagnosed with multiple […]



PetFirst 2015 Testimonials Contest


SUBMIT YOUR MEMBER STORY FOR A CHANCE TO WIN! Are you a PetFirst policyholder with a great story to share? If so, tell us for a chance to be featured on our website, Facebook page, and in our monthly Scoop! newsletter. Read on for more details. Do you have a great PetFirst story to share?  […]



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PetFirst Testimonial of the Month – December Member Story


Congratulations to Brenda McClanahan as our December Testimonial of the Month winner! “I found Mojo feasting on a packet of homemade scones that were chock-full of chocolate chips.  They had apparently fallen unnoticed out of our upright freezer when we got something out.  The packet contained three scones and was wrapped in several layers of […]