Dogington Post and Merrick Pet Care Offer Live Pet Insurance Seminar with Dr. Doug Kenney

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Pet parents learn tips to having the healthiest dog from experts Dr. Ernie Ward, Dr. Shawn Messonnier, Dr. Doug Kenney, Linda Tellington-Jones and more.

Dogington Post and Merrick Pet Care Offer Live Pet Insurance Seminar with Dr. Doug Kenney

Dogington Post and Merrick Pet Care Offer Live Pet Insurance Seminar with Dr. Doug Kenney

Perhaps the number one question asked by pet owners who are considering the purchase of pet insurance for their pet is, "Which insurance company is the best?" A better question to ask is, "Which pet insurance company is the best one to insure my pet?"

As part of a larger initiative to educate pet parents on how to have the healthiest and happiest dogs and promote the importance of responsible dog parenting, The Dogington Post and Merrick Pet Care have teamed up to create “Merrick Pet Care’s Dogington University,” a series of eight live online seminars presented by top animal health experts, which began June 6th and continues throughout the month of June. A full schedule is available at http://dogingtonpost.com.

On Wednesday, June 19 at 7:00PM EST, Dr. Doug Kenney will present a live, free, one-hour seminar to readers and fans of the Dogington Post on the topic of pet health insurance.

Dr. Kenney is a 1977 graduate of Auburn University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and practices small animal medicine and surgery at Houston Levee Animal Hospital in Cordova, Tennessee. He has a special interest in wellness care and is the author of The Wise Pet Owner, teaching pet owners to save money on their pet’s healthcare by taking steps to prevent many problems that veterinarians see everyday.

He has also designed the Pet Insurance Toolkit,  which helps pet owners understand how pet insurance works and guides them through the research necessary to make an informed decision when choosing a pet insurance company and policy to insure their pet.

Dr. Kenney also authors a blog, Your Pet Insurance Guide, that covers the pet insurance industry in the United States. He hosts the Pet Insurance Guide Podcast, currently the only podcast dedicated solely to this topic. He is also the author of the Healthy Assurance blog on petMD.

During his hour long webinar with Dogington University, Dr. Kenney will answer audience questions about pet insurance and how to choose the right company and policy to fit their specific needs. He says, "Perhaps the number one question asked by pet owners who are considering the purchase of pet insurance for their pet is, 'Which pet insurance company is the best?' A better question to ask is, 'Which pet insurance company is the best one to insure my pet?'"

“The debate over pet insurance has always been a hot topic among pet parents," said Brandy Arnold, Content Editor for Dogington Post, “so the expertise Dr. Kenney will bring us is a perfect fit for our Dogington University health series. We are thrilled to have him join us and Merrick Pet Care in our mission to positively impact the lives of dogs.”

The Dogington Post shares with Merrick Pet Care, a company recognized for the highest quality standards in the pet food industry and Dogington University sponsor, a common goal of improving the lives of dogs and their families through proper nutrition, education, training and responsible pet ownership. Anyone can register for Dr. Kenney's online seminar for free at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/760908774.

"Merrick Pet Care is excited to continue our partnership with Dogington University and its series of webinars from many well-respected veterinarians and pet health experts," said Pete Brace, Vice President, Merrick Pet Care. "These series continue to offer great information and tips to pet parents that can benefit canines everywhere."

Veterinarians and other health experts also presenting as part of the series include the highly respected veterinarian and nutritionist, Dr. Ernie Ward and veterinarian, Dr. Shawn Messonnier.

Other Panelists include the creator of the Tellington Method, Linda Tellington-Jones; award-winning author and senior dog advocate, Jennifer Kachnic; Leslie May and Johann the Dog on Going Green with your Dog; Author John Clifton; and "The Pet Safety Guy" Thom Somes.

For a full schedule of the Merrick Pet Care’s Dogington University Dog Training Seminars, visit http://dogingtonpost.com.

About Dogington Post:

http://DogingtonPost.com was created for the love of dogs. It promises a forum of informative articles, newsworthy dog stories, health and breed information, and heartwarming videos. The site addresses current issues affecting dogs and their human parents – from serious health concerns to lifestyle issues on feeding, grooming and the overall well-being and mental health of dogs. It is the Internet newspaper, all about dogs.

About Merrick Pet Care Inc.:

Founded in 1968, Amarillo-based Merrick Pet Care Inc. is a leader in the natural and organic pet food category. With a mission to create the most nutritious and wholesome food, Merrick helps families take better care of their pets by cooking up nutritious, real whole foods for pets. All foods are made in the USA using only the freshest ingredients grown by local farmers. The company offers a wide variety of dry and wet foods, as well as treats, that are available nationally at independent pet specialty stores, Petco and online via select retailers at http://www.merrickpetcare.com.

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