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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 […]

dvm360 Highlights 2016 Driving Growth of Pet Health Insurance Research Report

December 15, 2016

NAPHIA is excited to share an article released by dvm360.com, an extensive source for professionals in the field of veterinary medicine. This article highlights the findings and infographics from the 2016 Driving Growth of Pet Health Insurance Research Report conducted this year by analyst, John Volk of Brakke Consulting, Inc. and LRW Research Worldwide. “We […]

Pet Insurance Association Appoints Susan McManus as President

December 13, 2016

NAPHIA’s Board of Directors has announced that it has formally elected Susan McManus as the association’s new President, by special vote. The board also thanked outgoing President Randy Valpy, who is departing as Top Dog at Pets Plus Us. Chris Middleton of Pets Best Insurance and incumbent Stephen Popovich of Pet Partners will continue to […]

Save The Date – Next NAPHIA Leadership Form is May 23-25, 2017

December 7, 2016

Mark Your Calendars! Join us at the 2017 NAPHIA Leadership Forum on May 23-25, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona as we celebrate 10 tenacious years as an organization. You’ll have opportunities to learn from business leaders as they share their research, insights and expertise into the world of pet insurance (and other related topics). Network with industry professionals, attend breakout sessions and work […]

It’s What You Need: NAPHIA Releases 2016 Industry Insiders’ Report

November 21, 2016

The North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA) has publically released its second Industry Insiders’ Report, with exclusive data gathered from influential stakeholders in the Pet Health Industry during 2016. The report was released privately to members and partners first in early November. “For anyone looking to invest in the Pet Health Insurance Industry, this […]