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Steer You And Your Pet Clear Of Easter Crash Statistics

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 10:18 am | PD Insurance

Let’s face it: while we all take road safety seriously via buckling up, staying alert, and sticking to speed limits, the area where many fail is safety with pets inside cars. Because we’re so fond of Bruno and conscious of Luna, we tend to let ... More >>

February Is Cat Health Month: Try These Tips For A Happy, Chipper Kitty Year-round

Monday, 12 February 2024, 11:33 am | PD Insurance

There’s a reason cat videos are among the most viewed and celebrated of all the clips on YouTube and other social media: our feline friends are a source of constant joy. With February being Cat Health Month and 27 February ‘World Spay Day’, it’s ... More >>

Top 10 insurance claims for cats and dogs in 2023

Friday, 5 January 2024, 7:36 pm | PD Insurance

As the year winds to an end, a look back at the most common pet insurance claims by New Zealand’s dog and cat owners is chock-a-block full of insights for pet lovers to use in better protecting their furry loved ones. PD Insurance’s Chief Operating ... More >>

Heatstroke Insurance Claims Spike - Pet Parents Urged To Protect Pets From Summer Heat

Monday, 18 December 2023, 1:12 pm | PD Insurance

While most Kiwis welcome a hot summer, sun and heat exposure can pose significant dangers to pets. Like humans, pets can also suffer from heatstroke, dehydration, sunburn and heat exhaustion, not to mention burned paws. The hottest months haven’t ... More >>

PD Insurance Snaps Up Reader’s Digest Quality Service Award

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:38 am | PD Insurance

Only three years into its journey in New Zealand, PD Insurance has added another trophy to its collection of awards and accolades by winning a Reader’s Digest Quality Service Silver Award for Pet Insurance. The pet cover specialist has taken the market ... More >>

PD Insurance Deepens Dogs NZ Partnership, Launches ‘Dogs NZ Insurance By’

Wednesday, 23 August 2023, 5:47 pm | PD Insurance

Less than six months after announcing a multi-year partnership, PD Insurance and Dogs NZ are strengthening their alliance by introducing a co-branded product offering that provides special benefits to Dogs NZ breeders and members. The three ‘Dogs ... More >>

Insurance Claims Highlight Household Dangers For Pets

Monday, 21 August 2023, 2:16 pm | PD Insurance

As we all spend more time inside away from wintery weather, PD Insurance is reminding pet owners that their households likely harbour potentially lethal and other threats to the wellbeing of dogs and cats. This warning emerges from an analysis of recent ... More >>

National Pet Day: Dogs Vs Cats, Which Do We Love The Most?

Monday, 10 April 2023, 6:01 pm | PD Insurance

It’s a battle for the ages and now there’s real, hard evidence. Which pets are most popular in Aotearoa? The answers may surprise you in the lead up to National Pet Day, this 11 April. Or they might not, laughs Michelle Le Long, COO of pet insurance ... More >>

Peek Into Pet Insurance Provider Data For The Major ‘claims To Fame’

Wednesday, 29 March 2023, 2:47 pm | PD Insurance

Insurance claims data provides a fascinating insight into the ailments most commonly suffered by New Zealand’s dogs and cats – and alerts pet parents on what to look out for in the quest to deliver them better quality of life. It also helps avoid ... More >>

World Wildlife Day A Reminder For Pet Owners To Help Protect Native Species

Thursday, 2 March 2023, 11:20 am | PD Insurance

While pets are the centre of our attention and members of our families, they are full of animal instinct. It’s not something most of us like thinking about, but dogs and cats have an innate ability to stalk and injure wildlife. For responsible ... More >>

PD Insurance And Dogs NZ Sign Exclusive Multi-year Partnership

Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 7:08 am | PD Insurance

Local pet insurance specialist PD Insurance today announced the signing of a five-year partnership contract with the country’s national kennel club, Dogs New Zealand. The agreement comprises numerous collaborations that will strengthen the support ... More >>

Get The Most Out Of Every Outing During ‘walk Your Dog’ Month

Tuesday, 17 January 2023, 12:39 pm | PD Insurance

The satisfaction gained from responsible pet parenting is among the great joys of life. Feeding, watering, exercising, and looking after the health of dogs and cats is enormously rewarding, and with January being Walk Your Dog Month the timing couldn’t ... More >>

Six Simple Steps To Keep Pets Safe During Guy Fawkes

Wednesday, 2 November 2022, 12:38 pm | PD Insurance

Guy Fawkes is coming… along with the bangs, whistles and shrieks of fireworks. Sure, it’s exciting for some, but terrifying for others, especially if they have no idea what’s going on – like animals. This includes the more than 4.35 million ... More >>

Pet Diabetes: Prevention Is Better Than Cure

Tuesday, 1 November 2022, 11:24 am | PD Insurance

Did you know that pups and kitties can get diabetes too? For many pet parents, this comes as a complete surprise. And just as shocking is the underlying cause, which in many cases comes down to loving your pet a little too much via overfeeding or ... More >>

World Sand Dune Day A Timely Reminder For Pet Parents

Monday, 27 June 2022, 6:22 am | PD Insurance

As we celebrate World Sand Dune Day on 25 June, it’s an opportune time to think about the care and preservation of our own treasured coastline that is home to so much fauna and flora. “New Zealand’s sand dunes offer such beautiful landscapes,” ... More >>

Vaccinate Pets: Best Prevention For Canine Cough & Other Outbreaks

Monday, 20 June 2022, 2:24 pm | PD Insurance

As the airwaves run hot with enthusiastic reminders for us humans to get vaccinated, it’s worth remembering to keep your furkids’ shots up to date too. While pet health is the primary concern, PD Insurance says there’s more at stake - if your ... More >>

Budget Tips For Pressured Pet Parents

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 11:27 am | PD Insurance

Today’s cost of living crunch means many pet owners are struggling to pay for pet care costs. Unfortunately, some are being forced to relinquish ownership of their precious fur family in an attempt to keep their heads above water. Carolyn Press-McKenzie ... More >>

National Puppy Day – Adopt Don’t Buy & Avoid Puppy Mills

Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 6:39 pm | PD Insurance

Wednesday 23 March is National Puppy Day – a day when we should stop and think about how to help save puppies waiting for their new life in shelters across New Zealand. It’s also an opportunity to raise awareness of the dark practices of local ... More >>

Top Pet Medical Claims $$$ Revealed

Tuesday, 15 February 2022, 1:03 pm | PD Insurance

Pet insurance specialist PD Insurance ( ) has shared its most common claims for cats and dogs in 2021 to help educate New Zealand’s pet owners about how valuable pet insurance can be in protecting their hard-earned savings. Top 10 claim types ... More >>

8 Tips To Protect Your Pets From The Summer Sun

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 10:22 am | PD Insurance

With a long, hot summer upon us, pet owners are urged to be extra mindful of their pet’s health and safety. Unusually warm weather can quickly take its toll on furry family members, who aren’t well equipped for dealing with blazing heat. The National ... More >>





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