Pet Insurance Articles:

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  • 3 KEY FACTS ABOUT VET CARE

    Check out these useful stats about your pet's health. Read More

History of Pet Insurance:

  • 2010
  • Pet parents spent about $13 billion on veterinary care in 2010, up 40% from 2006. Pet insurance continues to grow in popularity as pet parents seek help managing these costs.

  • 2009
  • About 1 million pets in North America are protected with pet insurance. Plus, more veterinarians recommend pet insurance to their clients to help them afford critical treatments.

  • 2007
  • The North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA) is founded to establish and maintain universal and professional standards for terminology, best practices, quality and ethics in the pet health insurance industry. The Hartville Group is one of the founding members of NAPHIA.

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Sources: Packaged Facts, Nov. 2010; American Pet Products Association, March 2011.