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Your Pet’s New Vet Visit: 5 Questions to Ask

Whether you’re bringing home a new pet for simply trying out a new veterinarian, your first visit to the vet is critical in establishing a healthy and functioning relationship between you, the vet, and your pet. Before your visit, write down any questions you want to ask your new vet, and take a notebook to […]

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 […]


$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 – 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 […]

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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. […]