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And The Winners Are . . . !

Posted on: September 26th, 2008 by

Posted by Angela Klein on 9/26/2008 in Articles from Newsletters

What a wonderful group of pets we are able to insure! When we asked you for your photos, we had no idea that we’d get such an overwhelming and amazing response. Your pets are BEAUTIFUL!!

We want to thank each person who took the time to send in a photo or two of your cherished dog or cat. We know that behind each beautiful face is a story of love and friendship that goes deeper than words.

It was unbelievably hard to choose a winner, harder because of the hundreds of photos we had to choose from. We debated, we laughed, we smiled and – in the end – we decided we had taken on a much bigger task than we had originally envisioned. Everyone was so good looking!

So, along with the winners, we had to choose several Honorable Mentions, even though we think that all the pets deserve recognition. In order to showcase all the photos, we’ve also put together a photo gallery that you can view by clicking here.

Thank you for joining in our summer fun and for the kind words that many of you sent. Knowing we are able to help so many pets and that we are making a difference is what keeps us going. We’re glad we’ve been able to help.

We hope you enjoy the pictures and thanks again to everyone who took the time to send a photo!

Pets Best Adds Features to Online Account Access

Posted on: September 17th, 2008 by

Posted by Angela Klein on 9/17/2008 in Articles from Newsletters

Have you had a chance to log in to your account online yet? If you haven’t, this is a great time to because we’ve been adding features that make it even easier for you to view your claims and change account information.

New features include:

Add/change your credit card information
Change your address
Change your phone number
See when claims have been received

You’re also still able to:

View chosen coverage for your pets
See when claims have been processed
Change your email address

Access your account anytime online. The set up process is easy and only takes about 3 minutes.

Your time is precious. Use your online access to take care of changes and view the status of your claims when it’s most convenient for you!

If you would like help setting up your online account access, just let us know. We’d love to help. Contact us at 1-877-738-7237 (877-PETSBEST) or customerservice@petsbest.com.

Thank you for allowing us to insure your pets and for referring Pets Best to friends and family who love their pets. We look forward to serving you and your pets for years to come!

2ndChance4Pets Works to Ensure Lifetime Care

Posted on: September 16th, 2008 by

IF YOU FIND IT HARD TO THINK ABOUT LIFE WITHOUT YOUR PET, IMAGINE YOUR PET’S LIFE WITHOUT YOU

Amy Shever has had a passion for pets all her life. From 1985-2001, Amy volunteered at local animal shelters in Northern California because she wanted to help pets. What she didn’t realize was that she would witness large numbers of animals undergoing euthanization because there were no homes for them.

Many of these pets had been surrendered to animal shelters simply because they had outlived their pet owners, and these owners had made no plans for their continued care.

This experience led to a personal mission to help make a difference in the lives of pets and help prevent unnecessary euthanasia. Amy founded an organization, 2nd Chance 4 Pets (www.2ndchance4pets.org). This all-volunteer organization works across the U.S. with pet owners, veterinarians and animal care groups to ensure lifetime care for pets should pets outlive their owners.

In the United States, there are 4 to 5 million abandoned and orphaned pets euthanized each year. Thousands of animal companions are relinquished and euthanized in animal shelters and in veterinarian offices each year simply because their humans died or were too ill to care for them. Armed with these statistics and a deep desire to make a difference, Amy asks the tough question: “What will happen to your pets if they outlive you?” Pet owners are encouraged to plan for their pets and prevent them from becoming yet another statistic.

For more information about 2nd Chance 4 Pets and to locate resources and lifetime care information, visit them online at www.2ndchance4pets.org. The website content covers a range of topics on planning, including the importance of selecting potential caregivers for your pets, the basics of pet trusts and alternative lifetime care solutions.

By planning for your pets’ future now, you’ll be sure that your pets always have someone to care for them.

Pets Best Rolls Out New Web Pages for Veterinarians

Posted on: September 10th, 2008 by

Posted by Angela Klein on 9/10/2008 in Articles from Veterinary Newsletter

You Asked. We Listened!

These are exciting times at Pets Best! To keep up with our record growth, we have redesigned our web pages to better meet your needs.

See for yourself at www.petsbest.com/veterinarians

Specifically designed with you in mind, on the new web pages you can:

Request or Download an Information Kit
Order or Re-order Pets Best brochures
Sign up for the Pets Best Veterinary Newsletter
Learn More About Staff Trainings
Find Out How StaffBest Can Save You Money

Be sure to check out our new brochure that we’ve enclosed and order more online or by phone today!

You know that having pet insurance means that your clients are financially prepared and able to say yes to the best veterinary care and treatments available. Share the good news!

Go online to www.petsbest.com/vets and see how easy it is to share Pets Best with your clients.

Want to Learn More? We Make It Easy!

Join a Pets Best Webinar and get all your questions answered in a 30-minute interactive presentation. Learn more about pet insurance and why Pets Best truly is simply the best pet insurance available today.

Based on your feedback, we’ve expanded our Webinar offerings. Now you can pre-register for a Webinar at a time that’s most convenient for you and your staff.

All you need to join is a high-speed Internet connection and a speaker phone.

Choose the date and time that works best for you
Log in to your webinar online at gotowebinar.com 5 – 10 minutes before your scheduled time
Call into the conference line (1-877-661-9832)
Enter your I.D. number (83301)
Enjoy your presentation!

Every Webinar has a question-and-answer session at the end to make sure your questions are covered. Register for your Webinar and you’ll even be sent a reminder the day and hour before to remind you.

Learn more and have fun at the same time!

If you’d like to talk with us about Pets Best webinars, give us a call at 1-888-349-2520. We’d love to hear from you! Or, Register Today — you’ll be glad you did!

Webinars Offer Fun, Informative Learning Opportunities

Posted on: September 10th, 2008 by

Posted by Jennifer Jones on 9/10/2008 in Articles from Veterinary Newsletter

Often, we hear people say that they don’t quite know what pet insurance is, how it works, and what it does and doesn’t cover. We understand!

To meet this need, we’ve worked to put together an interactive presentation over the web that will guide you and your hospital staff through the fundamentals of pet insurance and how Pets Best compares to the rest.

Of course, we will go over our specific plans here at Pets Best to help you better understand them and pass those benefits on to your clients.

All you need is an Internet connection – DSL or other high-speed connection is preferred – and a free hour to gather your staff for the web seminar and question-and-answer session that follows. (The actual presentation itself is around 30 minutes.)

Understanding pet insurance is the first key to being able to help pet owners understand how it works so that they can make an informed decision for their pets.

Advantages of a Pets Best Webinar

Better inform your staff of the benefits of pet insurance
Provides staff confidence in marketing pet insurance to clients on a regular basis
Provides a fun, interactive way to learn why Pets Best is a better alternative to other pet insurance companies

Learn more about signing up for a Pets Best webinar online or by calling Pets Best Veterinary Services at 1-888-349-2520 or by emailing vetservices@petsbest.com.