Trupanion Announces Partnership with Purchasing Services Inc. (PSI)

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The partnership will bring awareness of pet insurance to PSI’s 2,000+ member hospitals.

Trupanion, the leading provider of pet insurance in North America, today announced that it has partnered with Purchasing Services Inc. (PSI), North America’s oldest and largest group purchasing organization (GPO), to bring more awareness of the benefits of pet insurance to PSI’s more than 2,000 member hospitals.

“We are always looking to expand our relationships and our ability to promote the importance of organized training programs and relationship-building at veterinary practices,” said Darin Nelson, Senior Vice President at Trupanion. “Working with PSI was a natural extension to grow our mutual interests across eight states in the Southeast.”

Purchasing Services, Inc. is the largest group purchasing organization for independent veterinary practices in the United States. PSI has developed a solid foundation with practice owners and has an established network of 13 area managers and senior leadership who have chosen Trupanion as the preferred provider of pet insurance.

“Pet health insurance has the potential of increasing the level of veterinary care for insured pets,” said Dr. Dennis Nelson, Vice President of Operations at PSI. “PSI’s partnership with Trupanion is designed to help members understand the value of pet insurance for their clients and their pets.”

About Trupanion®
Trupanion is the industry leader in pet insurance, offering cat and dog insurance in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico with the mission of delivering financial peace of mind to pet owners. Trupanion offers a simple, customizable pet insurance policy with 90% coverage for diagnostic tests, surgeries, medications, hospital stays, and alternative therapies for the treatment of accidents or illnesses. Trupanion’s policy includes coverage of hereditary and congenital conditions with no payout limits per incident, per year, or over the lifetime of the pet.

Trupanion® owns and is underwritten by the American Pet Insurance Company, which has earned a Financial Stability Rating® of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, Inc. Trupanion is a founding member of the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA), demonstrating a commitment to high standards and transparency in all actions and products. For more information call 800-569-7913 or visit You can also follow Trupanion on Twitter or Facebook.

About Purchasing Services Inc. (PSI)
Purchasing Services, Inc. is the largest group purchasing organization for independent veterinary practices in the United States. Located in St. Petersburg, FL, PSI utilizes the buying power of 2,000 Member practices to negotiate contracts with a variety of vendors to provide savings on the products and services needed to operate the veterinary practice. To learn more about PSI, visit

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