Petplan Pet Insurance Honors“America’s Favorite Vet” on International Stage

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America’s No. 1 Pet Insurance Provider Honors Vet of the Year Award Winner, Dr. Alan Stewart, at Glittering Awards Ceremony Held in Tandem with 2012 World Veterinary Congress

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Petplan pet insurance, America’s No. 1-rated pet insurance provider, honored its 2012 Veterinarian of the Year, Dr. Alan Stewart of San Francisco Veterinary Specialists, at an elegant awards ceremony April 12, 2012, in Birmingham, UK. Dr. Stewart was named “America’s Favorite Vet” last month after judges selected him from nearly 2,000 nominations from around the country.

Now in its 13th year in the UK, and held in tandem with the 2012 World Veterinary Congress, this was the first year the prestigious awards celebrated a North American Vet of the Year. The glittering black-tie event attracted honored guests from around the world, including the UK, America, Europe and Australia. Guests also enjoyed an appearance from Olympic Medalist and British track and field legend, Steve Cram.

In 2013, Petplan will host the North American Veterinary Awards at the Four Seasons in Las Vegas. The awards will coincide with the Western Veterinary Conference (WVC) in February. Nominations for the 2013 North American Veterinary Awards will open in July.

For more information about the Petplan Vet of the Year awards, and to read more about Dr. Stewart, please visit

Top-rated pet insurance provider, Petplan, is the only pet insurance company to have been included on Inc. Magazine’s list of 500 fastest-growing, privately held companies in America. Petplan’s fully customizable dog insurance and cat insurance policies provide coverage for all hereditary and congenital conditions for the life of the pet as standard, and meet the coverage requirements and budget for pets of all/any age. Petplan policies are underwritten by AGCS Marine Insurance Company, a member of the Allianz Group, rated A+ by A.M. Best (2010). For information, about Petplan pet insurance, visit, read the Petplan Pet Insurance Blog, or call 1-866-467-3875.

North American Vet of the Year: Dr. Stewart;
Chairman of Petplan America and Metro Bank Founder, Vernon W. Hill II.

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