Trupanion Announces Agreement with Hill’s Pet Nutrition

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Trupanion has entered into an agreement with Hill’s Pet Nutrition to encourage pet owners to think about pet food as an additional way to improve the health of their pets Trupanion now offers coverage for therapeutic pet food, including the full line of Hill’s® Prescription Diet® products as well as Science Diet® Healthy Advantage™ pet food.

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Trupanion and Hill's Pet Nutrition focus on cat and dog nutition.

Hill’s and Trupanion have a shared goal of providing pet owners with the tools they need to extend the health and happiness of their pets.

Trupanion, the nation’s fastest-growing pet insurance provider, today announced an agreement with Hill’s Pet Nutrition, a company that offers a full line of therapeutic and wellness pet foods including the Hill’s® Prescription Diet® pet foods and Science Diet® Healthy Advantage™ pet food. Trupanion recently added this type of therapeutic food to its coverage, including policy discounts for continued feeding.

“We believe Hill’s offers a quality line of products that many pet owners may already be using to improve the health of their pets,” said Darryl Rawlings, Chief Executive Officer at Trupanion. “We look forward to being able to bring even more awareness of the benefits of these products and others to our policyholders.”

Hill’s offers a variety of nutritional pet foods that are specifically formulated to make a difference in each phase of a pet's life, from rambunctious adolescence to the senior years. The Hill’s team of veterinarians and board-certified specialists in nutrition and internal medicine continuously work to create new products and improve existing products that will help pets live a long, healthy, and full life.

Hill’s also offers dozens of products designed to help pets with a variety of health conditions that impact kidney health, urinary health, diabetes, and heart health. These products not only meet nutritional needs, but also avoid excess nutrients such as salt and fat that can be harmful over time.

“Hill’s and Trupanion have a shared goal of providing pet owners with the tools they need to extend the health and happiness of their pets,” said Janet Donlin, D.V.M., chief veterinary officer at Hill’s. “It made sense to work together so we can have an even bigger impact.”

Trupanion recently expanded coverage to include the cost of two month’s worth of therapeutic food as well as the cost of dietary supplements when recommended by a veterinarian for a identified health condition. Trupanion is the only pet insurance provider to offer therapeutic food and supplements in their core coverage.

To learn more about how therapeutic pet foods can help your pet, visit the Hill’s website at HillsPet.com or call Trupanion at 800.569.7913.

About Trupanion™
Trupanion™ pet insurance offers cat insurance and dog insurance in the United States and Canada. Trupanion™ is self-underwritten by the American Pet Insurance Company, allowing Trupanion™ to offer a simple, customizable pet insurance policy with no payout limits and 90% coverage of veterinary bills. Enrolled pets receive lifetime coverage for diagnostic tests, surgeries, and medications if they get sick or are injured, with no incident, annual or lifetime limit. Trupanion’s mission is to deliver fast, simple and user-friendly financial support to pet owners. For more information about Trupanion™, call 800-569-7913 or visit Trupanion pet insurance. You can also follow Trupanion on Twitter and Facebook.

About the North American Pet Health Insurance Association
Trupanion™ is a founding member of the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA). Founded in 2007, the North American Pet Health Insurance Association is committed to educating and promoting the values and benefits of quality pet health insurance to North American pet owners, the general public, and the veterinary community. As an association, we are committed to high standards and transparency in all of our actions and products. To learn more, visit the North American Pet Health Insurance Association website at http://www.naphia.org.

About Hill’s Pet Nutrition
Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. manufactures Hill’s® Prescription Diet® brand pet foods, therapeutic pet foods available only through veterinarians, and Hill’s® Science Diet® brand pet foods sold through veterinarians and finer pet specialty stores. Founded more than 60 years ago with a unique commitment to pet nutrition and well-being, Hill’s is committed to its mission to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. Hill’s produces high-quality, great-tasting pet foods owners can trust and give to their canine and feline companions as part of a veterinary health care team recommendation. This ultimately improves patient health and the health of the practice. For more information about Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. and Hill’s Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition™ visit HillsVet.com, follow us on Twitter or visit us on Facebook keywords “Hill’s Pet Nutrition.”

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