News The changing pet owner: 5 trends driving change in veterinary practice

May 23, 2017

This past weekend, John Volk presented NAPHIA’s Pet Insurance Best Practices Guide at the CVC Convention in Virginia Beach. Here is a recent article from that summarizes the trends in the pet health insurance industry that can impact a veterinary practice. Take a look to see where we are taking our research next! When talking about pet owners, […]

See you next week at the 2017 Leadership Forum!

May 17, 2017

NAPHIA’s TENacious Leadership Forum in Phoenix, Arizona is only one week away! That means it’s time to start getting ready for engaging presentations from industry experts, networking opportunities and, of course, adventures in the Arizona desert! To make sure you don’t miss anything before jetting off, here’s what you’ll need to know! Program & Speakers The event program and speaker list received updates weekly. Make sure you take some […]

Reuters: YOUR MONEY – Is pet insurance worth it?

May 2, 2017

By Beth Pinsker When my 8-month old puppy nabbed a chicken thigh bone off a plate and swallowed it whole, I was worried about many things, but the veterinarian bill was not one of them. Standing at the front counter at the emergency clinic that Sunday night, with my children tearing up next to me, I […]

Pet insurers can learn from canine cunning says Aquarium Software

April 18, 2017

A new study published in Animal Cognition demonstrating smart dogs use deception to get what they want from humans comes as no surprise to Aquarium Software. The pet insurance technologist says owners and insurers alike can learn from the findings of the study. Apr. 18, 2017 – A new study demonstrating smart dogs use deception to get […]

Research Highlights Pet Insurance Best Practices

April 4, 2017

NASHVILLE, TN, April 1, 2017 –– Veterinarians have the ability to significantly improve patient care and increase revenue by strategically encouraging the use of pet health insurance. That was a key message at a presentation yesterday by John Volk, senior consultant, Brakke Consulting, at the annual meeting of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Volk presented 10 “best […]

The IHC Group Acquires PetPartners, Inc., Exclusive Pet Insurance Partner for the American Kennel Club

March 24, 2017

The IHC Group acquires PetPartners, Inc., a pet insurance marketing and administration company, establishing full vertically integrated structure for marketing, administering, pricing and retaining risk on IHC’s pet insurance products NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 24, 2017 – The IHC Group (IHC) today announced the acquisition of 85% of the stock of PetPartners Inc., a pet insurance marketing and administration company […]

Introducing the First Speaker at the Leadership Forum…

February 23, 2017

Steven Feldman Executive Director of Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) Harnessing the Human-Animal Bond for the Next 10 Years’ Growth  May 24, 8:30am – 9:30am Join Steve Feldman as he shares the most current scientific information on the health benefits of pet ownership and how this mutually-beneficial relationship affects the lives of people and pets. Discover […]

Register Now for the 2017 Leadership Forum

January 19, 2017

It’s time to bark, meow and howl because registration is now open for the The NAPHIA Leadership Forum 2017! During this two-day event you’ll get an exclusive insider’s look at the pet health insurance industry, while expanding your knowledge and networking with industry professionals. Take advantage of the hot desert sun and year-round outdoor fun Phoenix, Arizona has to offer while staying at the Kimpton […]

Economical Insurance completes acquisition of Canada’s largest pet insurer

January 3, 2017

Western Financial Insurance Company renamed Petline Insurance Company WATERLOO, ON, Jan. 3, 2017 /CNW/ – Economical Mutual Insurance Company, one of Canada’s leading property and casualty insurance companies, today announced the completion of its previously-announced acquisition of Western Financial Insurance Company (WFIC) and its flagship brand Petsecure from Desjardins Group. Concurrent with the acquisition, WFIC changed its legal name to Petline Insurance Company (Petline). The […]

5 Howliday Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe

December 19, 2016

Although the holidays may be a fun-filled festive time for us pet owners, they can also be a time for our pets to get into some trouble around the house. As you and your family get ready and partake in Christmas events, it’s important to keep a close eye on our furry pets and make […]