Trupanion, Inc. expands footprint through new partnership with VCA
Trupanion, Inc. (NYSE: TRUP) and VCA (NASDAQ: WOOF) announced a new partnership today to help pets receive the best veterinary care possible.
The partnership expands Trupanion’s footprint, naming it the preferred vendor for medical insurance for cats and dogs across VCA’s veterinary hospitals throughout the United States. VCA clients who enroll will have the peace of mind that comes with a medical plan through Trupanion, and VCA veterinarians will be empowered to continue providing their clients with optimum care.
“We are excited about our partnership with Trupanion,” said Bob Antin, VCA CEO. “Both companies are dedicated to supporting the pet care needs of our clients. Together VCA and Trupanion can help our clients access the highest and most suitable level of pet care that our veterinarians recommend. Our relationship is an important bridge to helping our pet friends stay healthy and happy.”
With Trupanion, pet owners will be better prepared for the unexpected costs of treatment if their pet becomes sick or injured. Trupanion offers one simple plan with no limits that pays 90% of the actual invoice for all diagnostics tests, surgeries, medications and hospital stays, with very few exclusions.
“We’re thrilled the VCA team appreciates our unique approach and we look forward to working with them and supporting them in the great work they do,” said Trupanion CEO, Darryl Rawlings.
VCA owns, operates and manages the largest networks of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary-exclusive clinical laboratories in the country, with more than 620 veterinary hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces and more than 55 clinical laboratories throughout the United States and Canada. Additionally, we provide the largest online communication, professional education and marketing solutions to the veterinary community. We also supply diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a premier dog daycare chain with boarding, grooming and training facilities.
Founded in 2000, Trupanion (NYSE: TRUP) offers medical insurance for cats and dogs in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico through its affiliated entities. With over 218,000 total enrolled pets as of 12/31/2014, Trupanion is one of the largest pet medical insurance companies in North America with the mission to help the pets we all love receive the best veterinary care. The Trupanion pet medical insurance plan is simple, fair and comprehensive that pays 90% of the actual veterinary costs for illness and injury claims with no payout limits per incident, per year, or over the lifetime of the pet and with few exclusions. Trupanion policies are underwritten by the American Pet Insurance Company in the U.S. and the Omega General Insurance Company in Canada. For more information please visit Trupanion.com.