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Get Down on All Fours to Keep Your Pets Safe 

Take a moment to look at your house and yard from your…

by PetFirst
2 days ago

What to Budget For When Adopting A Dog

When Adopting a new pet it is usually an exciting…

by PetFirst
3 days ago

What to Do With Feral Cats In Your Neighborhood

Most likely, there are feral cats around where you live…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Tips and tricks to help your new family member adapt…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

Why is Chocolate So Toxic to Dogs? 

Halloween is right around the corner, which means chocolate. Lots…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

Keep Spooky Season Scary For People, Not Pets

PetFirst helps pet owners keep dogs and cats safe with…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

Top 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips 

What is fun for us, is not always fun for…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

9 Fun Things to do with Your Dog This Fall

Everything is more fun when done with your best friend,…

by PetFirst
6 days ago

5 Ways To Help A Dog Suffering From Separation Anxiety  

Does your dog act “over-the-top” when you come home, whether…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

Do you notice that Rover is getting a little rotund? …

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

PetFirst News

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Tips and tricks to help your new family member adapt…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

Keep Spooky Season Scary For People, Not Pets

PetFirst helps pet owners keep dogs and cats safe with…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

PetFirst leader makes list of ‘Top Dog’ CEOs

PetFirst Pet Insurance CEO Katie Blakeley has been named one…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

Is it time for your pet to go ‘back to school’?

Students and teachers are now back in the classroom –…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

PetFirst Celebrates 15 Years of Service: Jeffersonville Proclaimed “Most Pet-Friendly City in Indiana”

Jeffersonville proclaimed “most pet-friendly city in Indiana” Mayor Moore’s proclamation…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

Ernst & Young Announces Katie Blakeley of PetFirst Pet Insurance Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in East Central Division

Blakeley joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs Jeffersonville, IN – May…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

June is National Pet Preparedness Month

Survey Finds Most Pet Owners Unprepared for Disasters and Emergencies.…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Most People Choose Pets Over Partners for Snuggles

Valentine’s Day is the day for snuggling – but 71…

by PetFirst
9 months ago

Help for Policyholders Affected by Government Shutdown

We're here to help. Our thoughts go out to government…

by PetFirst
9 months ago

PetFirst Teams Up With MuttNation

PetFirst has teamed up with MuttNation, a 501c3 nonprofit founded…

by PetFirst
9 months ago

Pet Fun

How To Celebrate Your Cat  

Today, August 8th, is International Cat Day. It is a…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

7 Reasons To Love A Black Cat  

Tomorrow, August 17, is National Black Cat Appreciation Day. Ask…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

How To Enjoy The Dog Days of Summer with Your Pup

We all feel a bit more relaxed during the summer…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

How to Do Doga With Your Pup

You’ve heard of yoga — but have you heard of doga?…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Celebrate National Mutt Day

We all love our dogs and with that celebrating them…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

How To Teach Your Cat To Walk On A Leash

You can teach an old cat new tricks! That may…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Dog Walk Essentials: What You Need For Your Dog’s Next Adventure

Heading out the door to take your furry friend on…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Tips for Doggy Beach Time

The summer season is the time for your dogs (and…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

5 Ways to Show Your Cat Love on International Hug Your Cat Day

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text] Happy International Hug Your Cat Day! Before you…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

5 Ways To Celebrate National Pet Month With Your Cat

It’s National Pet month and because of that, we are…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Pet Care

Get Down on All Fours to Keep Your Pets Safe 

Take a moment to look at your house and yard from your…

by PetFirst
2 days ago

What to Budget For When Adopting A Dog

When Adopting a new pet it is usually an exciting…

by PetFirst
3 days ago

What to Do With Feral Cats In Your Neighborhood

Most likely, there are feral cats around where you live…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Tips and tricks to help your new family member adapt…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

Why is Chocolate So Toxic to Dogs? 

Halloween is right around the corner, which means chocolate. Lots…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

Keep Spooky Season Scary For People, Not Pets

PetFirst helps pet owners keep dogs and cats safe with…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

Top 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips 

What is fun for us, is not always fun for…

by PetFirst
4 days ago

9 Fun Things to do with Your Dog This Fall

Everything is more fun when done with your best friend,…

by PetFirst
6 days ago

5 Ways To Help A Dog Suffering From Separation Anxiety  

Does your dog act “over-the-top” when you come home, whether…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

Do you notice that Rover is getting a little rotund? …

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

Breed Spotlights

Is A Hound The Best Pet For You?

Are you looking for a new dog for your family…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

Breed Spotlight Scottish Fold

The Scottish Fold is one of the most easily recognizable breeds of…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

Breed Spotlight: Abyssinian

At first glance, an Abyssinian may appear to be your…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Breed Spotlight: American Shorthair

This breed of cat crossed the ocean with the Pilgrims, making…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

Breed Spotlight: Greyhound

Greyhounds are well-known for their speed and have been used…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

Breed Spotlight: Maine Coon Cats

Once mistakenly declared extinct, the Maine Coon cat is now…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Breed Spotlight: The Exotic Shorthair

Do you know what the most popular cat breed is…

by PetFirst
7 months ago

Breed Spotlight: The Siamese Cat

One of the most recognizable breeds of cat is the…

by PetFirst
8 months ago

Breed Spotlight: Saint Bernard

Life Expectancy: 8-10 years Dog Breed Group: Working group Weight:…

by PetFirst
9 months ago

Breed Spotlight: Egyptian Mau Cat

The Egyptian Mau cat may be a new breed to…

by PetFirst
9 months ago

Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance and Cancer

Cancer is the number one disease-related cause of death for…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

No Sneezing Matter; Symptoms and Triggers of Allergies in Dogs

Does your dog bite or lick his paws?  Does he…

by PetFirst
7 months ago

Common Pet Poisons Hiding In Your Home

We all want the best for our pets.  Even the…

by PetFirst
8 months ago

Things to Consider Before Getting a Puppy

What’s not to love about puppies?  They make people smile,…

by PetFirst
10 months ago

Three Important Reasons Indoor Cats Need Pet Insurance

If you are an owner of a cat that spends…

by PetFirst
11 months ago

3 Pieces of Pet Health Info All Pet Owners Should Know

While there is no guarantee that any pet will live…

by PetFirst
11 months ago

A Look at the Most Expensive, Common Claims

Everyday PetFirst receives numerous claims for various conditions. We want…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Claim Tales: Rachel’s Scare

The seven-year old cat formally known as 'Rachel Sunshine' never…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Natural Disaster Preparedness

As hurricane season approaches, we want to make sure we…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

Exclusion Confusion: Understanding Pre-Existing Conditions

Did you know the number one exclusion for pet insurance…

by PetFirst
1 year ago

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