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Hartville Pet Insurance Group Names Dr. Wendy Hauser AVP of Veterinary Relations

AKRON, Ohio (March 21, 2017) - Industry Veteran Dr. Mary Beth Leininger Retires

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Hartville Pet Insurance Group Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

AKRON, Ohio (February 15, 2017) - Over the past 20 years, Hartville Pet Insurance Group has provided insurance for more than 400,000 dogs and cats. That's a lot of tail wagging and purring compared to its humble beginnings.

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Hartville Pet Insurance Group Announces New ASPCA® Pet Health Insurance Complete Coverage Plan

AKRON, Ohio (November 08, 2016) - Hartville Pet Insurance Group has launched a new Complete Coverage plan for pet parents.

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Hartville Pet Insurance Group Enhances Public Relations Focus with New Hire

AKRON, Ohio (September 14, 2016) - Hartville Pet Insurance Group has announced the addition of Travis Reynolds as Director of Media Relations and Content Marketing. Reynolds brings over 15 years consumer and business-to-business public relations and corporate communications experience to Hartville.

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Hartville Pet Insurance Group Recognized with Second NorthCoast 99 Award

AKRON, Ohio (September 1, 2016) - Hartville Pet Insurance Group has been recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio's 99 best places to work. This is the second time the pet insurance provider has received the NorthCoast 99 award.

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Hartville Pet Insurance Group Shows That It's One of a Kind

Staff delivers $2,500 donation, volunteers at local shelter

AKRON, Ohio (June 21, 2016) - As part of its ongoing commitment to the Akron community, Hartville Pet Insurance Group recently made a $2,500 donation and volunteered at One of a Kind Pet Rescue in Akron, Ohio.

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ASPCA Pet Health Insurance Program Partners with PetPace to Raise Pet Health Awareness Among Pet Parents

AKRON, Ohio (May 10, 2016) - Two pet health companies have joined forces to provide increased options and education to customers for the purpose of improving the health and wellbeing of America's pet population. ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program announced a strategic partnership with PetPace, creators of a revolutionary health monitoring smart collar, which will provide preventive care, education and discounts to customers.

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Hartville Pet Insurance Group Increases Presence in Voluntary Benefit Space with Addition of AVP of New Business Development

Scott Taylor to bring 25 years experience in affinity marketing

AKRON, Ohio (April 4, 2016) - Hartville Pet Insurance Group has announced the addition of Scott Taylor as Assistant Vice President of New Business Development. Taylor’s extensive background in affinity marketing will be instrumental in the growth and success of the Hartville Pet Insurance Group and further establish Hartville as a leading pet insurance provider.

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Hartville Pet Insurance Group Joins With PetPartner App to Offer ASPCA Pet Health Insurance®

Pet health insurance to be offered through smart phone app for pet owners and veterinarians

AKRON, Ohio (Sept. 9, 2015) - Hartville Pet Insurance Group has signed a new partnership with PetPartner to offer its ASPCA Pet Health Insurance® plans, underwritten by United States Fire Insurance Company to users of the PetPartner App. This app offers pet owners the opportunity to find, save and book appointments with their favorite veterinarian or groomers on their smart phone.

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Hartville Pet Insurance Group wins NorthCoast 99 Award from ERC for First Time

Positive workplace strategy and new facilities give Akron-based company a boost

AKRON, Ohio (Sept. 1, 2015) - Hartville Pet Insurance Group℠ has been recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio's 99 best places to work. This year's NorthCoast 99 winners will be honored at a recognition dinner Sept. 24 at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, in front of more than 800 guests. This is the first time that Hartville Pet Insurance Group has received the award.

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COUNTRY Financial and Hartville Pet Insurance Group Extend Coverage to All Members of the Family

Bloomington, IL/Akron, OH (Aug. 28, 2015) - Beginning today, pet parents can turn to COUNTRY Financial for help in caring for and planning for all members of the family, including their pets. COUNTRY Financial, and Hartville Pet Insurance Group, one of the oldest and largest providers of pet health insurance in the U.S., have joined forces to provide assistance to pet parents.

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Hartville Pet Insurance Group Teams Up with Target®

Pet health insurance to be offered to a wider audience

CANTON, Ohio (July 31, 2015) - Hartville Pet Insurance Group has signed a new strategic partnership with Target®. Hartville will offer pet health insurance plans underwritten by United States Fire Insurance Company to visitors on Target.com website. Target guests who are interested in purchasing pet insurance will be redirected to a new Hartville Pet Insurance Presented By Target website starting in late August.

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Hartville Pet Insurance Group Moving to Akron

Company is first major tenant in former Lockheed Martin Facility

CANTON, Ohio (June 12, 2015) – Hartville Pet Insurance Group will move in July from its current offices in Canton and Copley to the former Lockheed Martin campus, bringing more than 125 jobs to Akron, the company announced today. At 26,000 square feet, the new space allows Hartville to consolidate its offices and bring both teams together under one roof. The new office will house 125 employees.

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Hartville Launches Expanded Wellness Plans in ASPCA Pet Health Insurance Program

With affordable wellness coverage available on all plans, more pet parents can give their pets critical veterinary care

CANTON, Ohio (June 18, 2014) – This season is a great time to schedule pets’ annual checkups, and now more pet parents in the US can have help giving their cats and dogs important preventive care with expanded wellness coverage options through the ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program.

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Celebrate September as National Pet Health Insurance Month with ASPCA Pet Health Insurance

September’s Unbreakable Bond Sweepstakes honors the special place pets hold in our families

CANTON, Ohio (Sept. 16, 2013) – September is National Pet Health Insurance Month, a great time to reflect on the special bond pets share with their families and how important it is to prepare financially for their medical care. ASPCA Pet Health Insurance is designed to help pets get the best veterinary care possible so they can live long and happy lives with their human families.

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Leading Pet Insurance Provider Hartville Group Announces Acquisition by Fairfax Financial

CANTON, Ohio (May 15, 2013) – The Hartville Group, Inc., one of the oldest and largest pet insurance providers in the US, has announced that it has signed a merger agreement with Crum & Forster's United States Fire Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U).

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ASPCA Pet Health Insurance Plans Help You Travel Safely with Your Pet this Holiday Season

Pet insurance plans are the first and only ones to come with travel assistance services that make pet travel easier

CANTON, Ohio (Nov. 20, 2012) – The holidays are a special time to spend with loved ones—including your family pets. And with a few extra preparations, you can help your pets safely join the festivities no matter where you travel.

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Hartville Group to Include Pet Travel Assistance Services with Pet Insurance Plans

Partnership with Global Pet Plus first of its kind among US pet insurance providers

CANTON, Ohio (Aug. 27, 2012) – The Hartville Group announced today it has partnered with Global Pet Plus to provide Hartville’s pet insurance customers with pet travel assistance services.

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Protect Your Bubble Launches in US and Selects Hartville Group as Pet Insurance Partner

Online specialty insurance brand offers flexible coverage options through Hartville Group pet insurance plans

CANTON, Ohio (April 4, 2012) – The Hartville Group, Inc. along with its Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc. subsidiary, one of the oldest and largest pet insurance providers in the U.S., today announced its selection as strategic pet insurance partner for Protect Your Bubble, a new online insurance brand of specialty insurance products.

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Hartville Group Announces New Pet Insurance Plans

Enhanced coverage includes ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program and gives customers even more valuable protection to care for their pets

CANTON, Ohio (Jan. 16, 2012) – The Hartville Group, Inc., which with its subsidiary Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc. is one of the largest and oldest pet insurance providers in the US, has announced new plans that will expand coverage in the ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program to include 90% reimbursement of eligible veterinary expenses, treatments for hereditary and congenital conditions, and higher per-incident limits, among other new benefits.

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Hartville Group’s Half-Marathon Team Raises $15,550 for the ASPCA

Six runners compete in Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half-Marathon with Team ASPCA

CANTON, Ohio (Dec. 15, 2011) – One of the nation’s leading pet insurance providers, the Hartville Group, Inc., together with its subsidiary Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc., organized a team to participate in the 2011 Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half-Marathon on October 30 with Team ASPCA, raising $15,550 for the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®).

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Former AVMA President Dr. Mary Beth Leininger Joins Pet Insurance Provider Hartville Group

As Vice President of Veterinary Relations, Dr. Leininger will enhance communication within the veterinary community for Hartville and ASPCA Pet Health Insurance

CANTON, Ohio (Sept. 21, 2011) – The Hartville Group Inc., together with its subsidiary Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc., one of the nation’s leading pet insurance providers, has named Mary Beth Leininger, DVM, Vice President of Veterinary Relations. In this role, Dr. Leininger will expand Hartville’s efforts to reach out to veterinarians and their clients to promote the value and benefits of pet health insurance, including the Hartville Group’s ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program.

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Pet insurance provider Hartville Group and the ASPCA® renew strategic partnership

Continued collaboration between Hartville and ASPCA benefits pet parents nationwide through ASPCA Pet Health Insurance

CANTON, Ohio (June 9, 2011) – The Hartville Group and the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) have renewed their strategic partnership for pet insurance, continuing the strong collaboration between a leading voice for animal welfare and one of the largest and oldest pet health insurance providers in the U.S.

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Hartville Group Sponsors 2010 ASPCA Humane Awards Luncheon

New York City event celebrates the significant role that animals play in human
lives by honoring heroic deeds

CANTON, Ohio (November 10, 2010) – The Hartville Group, a leader in the US pet health insurance industry, is sponsoring this year’s ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) Humane Awards Luncheon.

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Pet insurance provider Hartville Group gets A+ rating from Better Business Bureau(rating current as of April 2012)

Rating and accreditation reflect successful management of recent growth, including ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program

CANTON, Ohio (March 23, 2010) – The Hartville Group, which provides pet health insurance through its subsidiary Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc., under three brands, including ASPCA Pet Health Insurance, Hartville Pet Insurance, and the Petshealth Care Plan, has received an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Canton Regional and Greater West Virginia. Additionally, the Hartville Group is an accredited member of the BBB.

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Pet Dental Month prime time to schedule preventive annual cleaning for pets

ASPCA Pet Health Insurance wellness option covers annual dental cleanings

CANTON, Ohio (Feb. 12, 2010) – Preventive care can serve as the best protection against poor dental health in cats and dogs, and wellness coverage options offered by ASPCA Pet Health Insurance makes this care even easier for pet parents to afford. Note: Wellness options are now available for a low extra cost on Levels 3 and 4.

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ASPCA Veterinary Expert Dr. Lila Miller Signs Books at NAVC

Event aimed to increase awareness of pet health insurance among veterinarians

NEW YORK (Jan. 21, 2010) – Dr. Lila Miller, Vice President of Veterinary Outreach for the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), participated in a joint event with Hartville Group, providers of ASPCA Pet Health Insurance, on January 18 at the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC).

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