Many of the same health problems that affect us, including hearing loss, also affect our pets. Fortunately, most pets adapt very well to the disability with a little help from their owners.View Article
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Company History and Background
.VPI® Pet Insurance is the nation's oldest and largest pet health insurance provider.
.VPI is wholly owned by Nationwide Insurance®, one the largest and most trusted insurance and financial services companies in the world.
.VPI is headquartered in Brea, California, with satellite operations in Denver, Colorado.
.The first VPI policy was issued in 1982 to TV's Lassie.
.Plans are available in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Policies in California are underwritten by Veterinary Pet Insurance Company in Brea, California. Outside California, policies are underwritten by National Casualty Company, an A+15 rated company in Madison, Wisconsin.
.Eleven veterinarians, more than 94 veterinary professionals and more than 150 customer care experts and licensed sales agents work for VPI.
.More than 2,200 companies nationwide offer VPI Pet Insurance to their employees as a voluntary benefit.
.Four out of five veterinarians recommend VPI Pet Insurance.†
.There are 180 million dogs and cats in North America.††
.More than 62% of U.S. households own a pet.*
.Total pet industry expenditures in the U.S. were estimated at $45.4 billion in 2009, up from $28.5 billion in 2001.*
†2010 AAU Study ††Packaged Facts, November 2010 *APPA 2009-2010 National Pet Owners Survey
.VPI Major Medical Plan offers the highest level of reimbursement for accidents, illnesses and diseases, including chronic conditions and cancer. This plan also offers coverage for some hereditary conditions. Multiple deductible options are available.
.VPI Medical Plan is an economical option that provides a moderate level of reimbursement for accidents, illnesses and diseases, including chronic conditions and cancer. Multiple deductible options are available.
.VPI Injury Plan offers affordable accident-only protection with a low $250 annual deductible. This plan is ideal for pets of all ages, including mature pets.
.VPI Feline Select PlanSM is a practical, no-deductible plan that provides coverage for the 15 most common reasons cats need veterinary care.
..VPI Avian & Exotic Pet Plan offers affordable coverage for birds, reptiles, rodents and other exotic pets.
..CareGuard® coverage can be added to any VPI Pet Insurance plan. Choose from two levels of no-deductible protection and get reimbursed for a wide range of preventive care including wellness exams, vaccinations and more.
Examples of Coverage for Cats & Dogs
..Accidents (lacerations, poisonings, fractures, sprains, wounds)
..Gastrointestinal upsets causing diarrhea, vomiting or both
..Gastric torsion (bloat)
..Kidney and bladder infections
To enroll, or more information call 1-866-838-7387 or visit us online at PetInsurance.com