Pets Best

Pets Best is a leading U.S. pet health insurance agency, offering pet insurance plans for dogs and cats since 2005. Pets Best was founded by veterinarian Dr. Jack L. Stephens with a mission to save pets. Dr. Stephens is also the “father” of the pet insurance industry in North America. The team at Pets Best is comprised of pet parents and animal lovers, many of whom have veterinary backgrounds and are involved with animal rescue. On any given day in the Pets Best office you’ll find the happy wagging tails of office dogs and even the occasional office cat.
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SAD in pets
According to the Mayo Clinic, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is “a type of depression ...
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Keeping pet safe in extreme weather
No matter where you live in the country, you’ve most likely experienced one kind of ...
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Warning signs of diabetes in pets
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we all know what that means—an excuse to ...
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Fear free Halloween for pets
Halloween is an exciting time of year, for both children and adults alike. It’s a chance ...
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Tips and tricks for pet Halloween costumes
Arguably the best part of Halloween is the costumes. Sure, trick-or-treating is fun, and ...
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Room by room guide to puppy proofing
Adopting a puppy is an exciting adventure. But adding to your family can be both thrilling ...
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5 ways to save money on veterinary bills
Comparison shop, for services and prescriptions As with human doctors, fees can vary from ...
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8 things you’ll need for your new cat
Here are eight items you will want to consider when welcoming a new feline friend into ...
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Dog park tips
Tip #1 be sure that a dog park is right for your dog Dog parks can be an excellent way for ...
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4 Halloween candy safety tips for pets
Costume parties, scary decorations, trick or treating, and candy! Halloween is an exciting ...
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How to keep your pet calm at the vet
For many pets, a visit to the doctor can be mean anxiety, fear and sometimes even ...
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Signs your pet may be sick
Just like us, pets can get sick sometimes. They can’t talk to us to tell us what is wrong, ...
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9 things you’ll need for your new dog
Regardless of the age or breed of your new family member, here are nine items you will ...
pets with allergies
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5 signs your pet might suffer from allergies
Allergy season is in full swing, and both pets and people are affected every year. Just ...
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Bite and sting tips
It’s that time of year again, when summer activities abound. However, when your family ...
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How to keep your pet cool when it’s hot out
Summer is almost here, and the weather is heating up. Pets living or spending time outside ...
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Benefits of pets in the workplace
You may have noticed a rising trend in the workplace – pet-friendly offices. According to ...
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5 tips for puppy or kitten proofing your home
There are few things more adorable than a puppy or kitten. However, while incredibly cute, ...
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Five tips for RV’ing with dogs
When RV’ing with dogs, follow these five tips below to ensure that your pooch stays safe ...
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When to not take your pet on vacation
Many people consider their pet a part of the family. They do everything and go everywhere ...
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How to create a checklist for your pet sitter
Handy checklist to help you find the best possible care for your lovable furry family members.
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Travel tips for flying with cats and dogs
Your pets are a special part of your family and you want to include them in your travel ...
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5 questions to ask before hiring a pet sitter
Hiring a reliable, caring pet sitter doesn’t have to be a difficult process, especially ...
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6 tips for staying in a pet friendly hotel
Seven tips to make your hotel stay with pets a stress-free and enjoyable experience.
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6 human foods you shouldn’t share with pets
As pet parents we’ve all been there, you’re eating and look over to see an adorable sweet ...
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5 helpful tips for motorcycling with dogs
Pets travel everywhere with us these days, including hitting the open road on a ...
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4 signs your pet may need a vet visit
When a pet has a change in behavior, it may be a sign that something is amiss. Dogs and ...
pet insurance questions
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Why I got pet insurance
Our dog Guido was a 50-pound mixed breed we got from the pound when he was about three ...
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6 tips for boating with dogs
Dogs go everywhere with us and, during the warm weather, this includes boating. You see ...
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6 tips for apartment living with pets
According to an Apartments.com survey, more than 70% of apartment renters in the U.S. own ...
pet proof your home
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5 tips for puppy-or-kitten-proofing your home
There are few things more adorable than a puppy or kitten. However, while incredibly cute, ...
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Pooches and picture perfect weddings
Fun ways to include your pup in your nuptials.
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5 common dog and cat health issues
As a veterinarian, there are lots of health issues I treat dogs and cats for daily. ...
travel safely with pets
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How to travel safely with pets
A road trip checklist for dogs and cats.