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Pethealth Insurance Corporation


Pethealth insurance is the leading provider of pet insurance in North America.

It is the largest provider in Canada and the second largest in the United States

Pet health is a corporation that insures pets under many different insurance names such as 24petwatch, Pet protect, Shelter care … to name a few.


When I first started researching pet insurance, I kept noticing the name pet health on many different web sites. To understand why it was mentioned so often, I realized that it’s a publicly traded company and trades on the TSX as PTZ for about $1.35.

…Plus…

It’s pretty big company! Right now 200 500 dogs or cats are insured by a pet health insurance program. Since they started they have paid out $125million in vet fees!

They are also the largest seller of microchips in Canada and one of the largest in the States. Starting 2003, they have had 3.5 million pets registered with 24petwatch which has microchip identification.

The company serves 49 states and all 10 provinces, and even have plans for the UK!


Check out the pages that I’ve written on Pet health companies:


Cherry Blue pet insurance (Canada)

Ontario SPCA pet insurance (Canada)

Pet Care Insurance (Canada)


Shelter Care (USA)- over 2.8 million pets insured so far!

Companion (USA)

USA pet-health network (Texas only)

24petwatch (USA)- also offer microchip identification

Petprotect- (UK)- pet insurance company that started in 1983, and was bought by pet health in 2008.




Other programs that they offer are:
o 24petwatch(USA)- microchip identification, so far 3.5 million cats and dogs have been registered.
o Petango- help pets to find a way to a new home and family
o Pet point- computer menu program for animal shelters, animal control facilities to manage pets in their care(used in over 1500 shelters or rescue groups).
o Dog eared- ear cleaning system for dogs to wash away ear wax and prevent ear infections.
o EVE- a program that allows the vet to be paid directly the pet insurance so you can claim at the vets. So far over 500 vet clinics operate under this system. Most of their pet insurance companies offer this service.



Visit the Pet health Insurance site.

Check out other Canadian Pet Insurance Companies:


Cherry blue pet insurance- 3 simple plans- basic, ultimate and in the middle.

PC Insurance- 5 plans all reasonably priced!

Pet care insurance- HUGE assortment of plans to choose from.

Purina pet insurance - 3 simple but comprehensive plans so it’s easy to choose.

Ontario SPCA pet insurance - 5 plans for Ontario Residents

Trupanion pet insurance- one plan so it’s easy, you just have to pick the perfect deductible for you.

Vet insurance- powered by Trupanion.

Pet Insurance Terminology - all the complicated terminology explained simply and easily





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