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July 28, 1998 | Dow Jones
Ralston Purina Co. plans to offer insurance from Veterinary Pet Insurance Inc. through its consumer and veterinary activities. Ralston Purina said the companies will explore whether pet food can be covered by insurance, and may reward pet owners with lower insurance premiums or discounted pet food if they feed their dog or cat Purina. Ralston Purina said it will also work with the Anaheim company to educate pet owners on nutrition, preventive veterinary care, and the availability of insurance.
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October 8, 1997 | Bloomberg News
Veterinary Centers of America Inc. will pay as much as $6 million to acquire 25% of Anaheim-based Veterinary Pet Insurance Inc., the largest U.S. pet health insurance company. Under the agreement, Veterinary Centers will receive convertible preferred stock, as well as the choice of buying one common share of the insurance company for each preferred share.
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August 23, 2003 | David Haldane, Times Staff Writer
On the Web site devoted to his animal insurance business and a nonprofit foundation he created to celebrate the healing power of pets, prominent Orange County veterinarian Jack L. Stephens proclaims his love for nonhumankind. "Very simply," the owner of nine dogs and two cats writes in an online resume, "I founded a pet insurance company to see that pets get the best of care and not have to be put to sleep."
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August 28, 1991 | ANNE MICHAUD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When John Garamendi, the state's insurance commissioner, vowed to put the heat on big insurance companies, it wasn't clear that puppies and kittens might feel the bite. The state has filed a motion to have a third party take over operation of Veterinary Pet Insurance Inc. of Anaheim, which is believed to be one of only two companies in the nation that sells health insurance for dogs and cats.
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October 10, 1997 | DIANE SEO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Allergies have kept Bob Antin from having any pets of his own, but that hasn't stopped the president of Veterinary Centers of America from trying to become top dog in the animal-care world. Antin has spent the last 11 years transforming the Santa Monica-based company into the nation's largest animal hospital chain. To further expand its empire, VCA continues to acquire new veterinary practices and venture into other pet industries.
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