MetLife to Acquire U.S. Pet Health Insurance Administrator, PetFirst

NEW YORK & JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE[1])–MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) (“MetLife”), and PetFirst Healthcare, LLC (“PetFirst”), a fast-growing pet health insurance administrator, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which MetLife will acquire PetFirst. Founded in 2004, PetFirst currently administers insurance coverage on more than 40,000 pets. It has a strong track record of delivering outstanding service to...

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Marsh Launches Next-Gen Pet Insurance Program

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE[1])–Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser, in collaboration with Zurich North America, announces the launch of TrustedPals, a next generation pet insurance program for the more than 183 million cats and dogs in the United States. TrustedPals offers comprehensive pet insurance with flexible co-payments, limits, and deductibles to meet different budgets. Backed by Marsh’s Bluestream...

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Petplan Press Room

Kathy AntoniottiIf love translates to food, Americans are loving their pets to death.Sharing your Thanksgiving feast with Fido is fraught with danger for you and your wallet, said veterinarian Jules Benson. “Emergency vet bills average about $620 per visit on any given day. That increases over the Thanksgiving holiday — from Thursday through Sunday — to over $1,500,” said Benson,...

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