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  • Hartville Launches Expanded Wellness Plans in ASPCA Pet Health Insurance Program

    With affordable wellness coverage available on all plans, more pet parents can give their pets critical veterinary care

    CANTON, Ohio (June 18, 2014) — This season is a great time to schedule pets’ annual checkups, and now more pet parents in the US can have help giving their cats and dogs important preventive care with expanded wellness coverage options through the ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program.
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  • Celebrate September as National Pet Health Insurance Month with ASPCA Pet Health Insurance

    September’s Unbreakable Bond Sweepstakes honors the special place pets hold in our families

    CANTON, Ohio (Sept. 16, 2013) — September is National Pet Health Insurance Month, a great time to reflect on the special bond pets share with their families and how important it is to prepare financially for their medical care. ASPCA Pet Health Insurance is designed to help pets get the best veterinary care possible so they can live long and happy lives with their human families.
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  • Leading Pet Insurance Provider Hartville Group Announces Acquisition by Fairfax Financial

    CANTON, Ohio (May. 15, 2013) — The Hartville Group, Inc., one of the oldest and largest pet insurance providers in the US, has announced that it has signed a merger agreement with Crum & Forster's United States Fire Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U).
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  • ASPCA Pet Health Insurance Plans Help You Travel Safely with Your Pet this Holiday Season

    Pet insurance plans are the first and only ones to come with travel assistance services that make pet travel easier

    CANTON, Ohio (Nov. 20, 2012) — The holidays are a special time to spend with loved ones—including your family pets. And with a few extra preparations, you can help your pets safely join the festivities no matter where you travel.
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  • Hartville Group to Include Pet Travel Assistance Services with Pet Insurance Plans

    Partnership with Global Pet Plus first of its kind among US pet insurance providers

    CANTON, Ohio (Aug. 27, 2012) — The Hartville Group announced today it has partnered with Global Pet Plus to provide Hartville’s pet insurance customers with pet travel assistance services.
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  • Protect Your Bubble Launches in US and Selects Hartville Group
    as Pet Insurance Partner

    Online specialty insurance brand offers flexible coverage options through Hartville Group pet insurance plans

    CANTON, Ohio (April 4, 2012) — The Hartville Group, Inc. along with its Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc. subsidiary, one of the oldest and largest pet insurance providers in the U.S., today announced its selection as strategic pet insurance partner for Protect Your Bubble, a new online insurance brand of specialty insurance products.
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  • Hartville Group Announces New Pet Insurance Plans

    Enhanced coverage includes ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program and gives customers even more valuable protection to care for their pets

    CANTON, Ohio (Jan. 16, 2012) — The Hartville Group, Inc., which with its subsidiary Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc. is one of the largest and oldest pet insurance providers in the US, has announced new plans that will expand coverage in the ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program to include 90% reimbursement of eligible veterinary expenses, treatments for hereditary and congenital conditions, and higher per-incident limits, among other new benefits.
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  • Hartville Group’s Half-Marathon Team Raises $15,550 for the ASPCA

    Six runners compete in Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half-Marathon with Team ASPCA

    CANTON, Ohio (Dec. 15, 2011) — One of the nation’s leading pet insurance providers, the Hartville Group, Inc., together with its subsidiary Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc., organized a team to participate in the 2011 Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half-Marathon on October 30 with Team ASPCA, raising $15,550 for the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®).
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  • Former AVMA President Dr. Mary Beth Leininger Joins Pet Insurance Provider Hartville Group

    Six runners compete in Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half-Marathon with Team ASPCA

    CANTON, Ohio (Sept. 21, 2011) — The Hartville Group Inc., together with its subsidiary Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc., one of the nation’s leading pet insurance providers, has named Mary Beth Leininger, DVM, Vice President of Veterinary Relations. In this role, Dr. Leininger will expand Hartville’s efforts to reach out to veterinarians and their clients to promote the value and benefits of pet health insurance, including the Hartville Group’s ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program.
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  • Pet insurance provider Hartville Group and the ASPCA® renew strategic partnership

    Continued collaboration between Hartville and ASPCA benefits pet parents nationwide through ASPCA Pet Health Insurance

    CANTON, Ohio (June 9, 2011) The Hartville Group and the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) have renewed their strategic partnership for pet insurance, continuing the strong collaboration between a leading voice for animal welfare and one of the largest and oldest pet health insurance providers in the U.S.
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  • Hartville Group Sponsors 2010 ASPCA Humane Awards Luncheon

    New York City event celebrates the significant role that animals play in human
    lives by honoring heroic deeds

    CANTON, Ohio (November 10, 2010) The Hartville Group, a leader in the US pet health insurance industry, is sponsoring this year’s ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) Humane Awards Luncheon.
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  • Pet insurance provider Hartville Group gets A+ rating from Better Business Bureau(rating current as of April 2012)

    Rating and accreditation reflect successful management of recent growth, including ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program

    CANTON, Ohio (March 23, 2010) The Hartville Group, which provides pet health insurance through its subsidiary Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc., under three brands, including ASPCA Pet Health Insurance, Hartville Pet Insurance, and the Petshealth Care Plan, has received an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Canton Regional and Greater West Virginia. Additionally, the Hartville Group is an accredited member of the BBB.
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  • Pet Dental Month prime time to schedule preventive annual cleaning for pets

    ASPCA Pet Health Insurance wellness option covers annual dental cleanings

    CANTON, Ohio (Feb. 12, 2010) Preventive care can serve as the best protection against poor dental health in cats and dogs, and wellness coverage options offered by ASPCA Pet Health Insurance makes this care even easier for pet parents to afford. Note: Wellness options are now available for a low extra cost on Levels 3 and 4
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  • ASPCA Veterinary Expert Dr. Lila Miller Signs Books at NAVC

    Event aimed to increase awareness of pet health insurance among veterinarians

    NEW YORK (Jan. 21, 2010) Dr. Lila Miller, Vice President of Veterinary Outreach for the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), participated in a joint event with Hartville Group, providers of ASPCA Pet Health Insurance, on January 18 at the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC).
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