Do you need pet insurance?
Pet insurance can offset some of the costs of your pet's healthcare. Talk to your veterinarian and research your pet health insurance options.
Pet Health Insurance
The AVMA endorses the concept of pet health insurance that provides coverage to help defray the cost of veterinary medical care.
Insurers say pet care spending, visits increase with insurance
Pet insurers want veterinarians’ help convincing pet owners to buy insurance, which industry representatives say is connected with
Pets covered under auto insurance policy
Progressive Group of Insurance Companies, an auto insurer based in Mayfield Village, Ohio, recently announced its collision
Revised policy encourages proactive education about pet insurance
Pet health insurance can help defray pet owners' cost of veterinary care, empowering them to provide a higher level of medical care for their…
Practices share top 10 ways to promote pet insurance
The North American Pet Health Insurance Association recently shared the top 10 ways that veterinary practices can promote pet
Responsible pet ownership and pet health care. Topics include preventive care, keeping pets healthy and safe, pet medications and prescriptions...
Healthy Holiday Gifts for Pets
You don’t have to indulge in fancy collars, gourmet treats or other pricey gifts for pets. Here are less expensive, more practical gifts you can give…
Colorado pets airlifted to safety
National Guard evacuates over 800 cats and dogs from floodwaters
Selecting a pet ferret
Learn more about ferrets and whether a ferret is the right pet for your family.
Selecting a pet fish
Learn if a fish is the right pet for your family.
Selecting a pet cat
Is a cat the right pet for you? Learn about selecting a pet cat for your family.
Selecting a Pet Dog
Learn about selecting a pet dog that's right for your family.
Top 10 reasons pets visit veterinarians
Veterinary Pet Insurance Company, of Brea, Calif., recently reviewed its policyholder claims and found that for the second
Pet estate planning: preparing for your pet's future without you
Veterinarians can advise clients that there are ways to deal with the situation of not surviving their animals
Money tips for caring pet owners
Everyone is trying to save money these days, including pet owners. But cutting back on preventive care can compromise a pet's health ... and cost more…
Spending up on pets, including for veterinary care
The American Pet Products Association estimates a 6.1 percent increase in spending on veterinary care for 2013-2014.
AVMA Guidelines for Pet Loss Support Services
Research has shown that the human grieving process following a pet's death is similar to that experienced by people who have lost a family member or…
Policy changes relate to pets, livestock
The AVMA Executive Board has made some noteworthy policy changes relating to companion animals and production
Partnership to promote preventive care for pets
The decline in the frequency of veterinary visits for cats and dogs in the United States is posing a risk to pet health, according to
Pet rehab becoming mainstream practice
With animal rehabilitation services becoming increasingly commonplace, more and more clients are recognizing that physical therapy is not
Pet's death rekindles electronic ID debate
Posted on June 14, 2004 Lisa Massey knew little about the electronic microchip her local Banfield, The Pet Hospital, implanted in Hadden,…
National Pet Wellness Month promotes wellness plans
National Pet Wellness Month this October focuses on educating pet owners about wellness examinations, disease prevention, and
Report: Similar rises in human, pet health care expenses
Household pet health care expenses have risen in patterns similar to those seen in human health care
7 things you should know in case of a pet emergency
Follow these tips to prepare for a pet emergency. If you have an animal emergency, contact your veterinarian, emergency clinic or poison control…